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Rep. Stewart Introduces the FAUCI Act

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Today, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) introduced the FAUCI Act in the House of Representatives. Earlier this month, Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced this bill in the Senate. The legislation aims to ban U.S. funding for gain-of-function research in China, produce a full accounting of U.S. tax dollars spent, and restrict government officials who intentionally mislead Congress. “The world is still fee...

China Task Force Calls on President Biden to Crack Down on Sharing Critical U.S. Tech with China

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Last week, China Task Force Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) along with all other members of the China Task Force, Reps. Chris Stewart (R-UT), Liz Cheney (R-WY), Andy Barr (R-KY), Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Michael Waltz (R-FL), Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Darin LaHood (R-IL), Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA), Robert J. Wittman (R-VA), Scott Perry (R-PA), Neal Dunn (R-FL), Mark Green (R-TN), Mike Garcia (R-CA), Au...

Rep. Stewart Cosponsors Bill to Require Federal Agencies to Acknowledge Natural Immunity to COVID-19

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Yesterday, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) cosponsored the Natural Immunity is Real Act. This bill, which was introduced by Rep. Diana Harshbarger (R-TN), requires federal agencies to take into account naturally acquired immunity from previous COVID-19 infection when issuing any rules or regulations aimed at protecting from COVID-19. “This bill’s very introduction is proof of the Biden Administration’s ...

Utah Delegation’s Latest Op-Ed in Deseret News

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Last week, the Utah congressional delegation wrote a joint op-ed in Deseret News on President Biden’s unilateral expansion of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. “President Biden’s proclamation perpetuates a cycle of abuse under the Antiquities Act, which ignores the rights and the will of Utahns,” the Utah congressional delegation writes. The full op-ed is available here ...

Rep. Stewart Sends Letter Demanding Answers on Why Parents are Being Targeted by the DOJ

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Yesterday, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers on why the Department of Justice (DOJ) is targeting parents who speak out in opposition to school board decisions. “President Biden is using the Justice Department as a political weapon,” said Rep. Stewart. “This is just the most recent example of his apparent commitment to silencing any opposi...

Rep. Stewart’s Statement on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) released the following statement on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. “Twenty years ago today, America changed forever. We must remember why we are now so vigilant so that we aren’t reminded by another tragedy. We must remember the horrors and sadness of that day because it is part of who we are. And we must remember the valor of those we lost – those who innocently went to w...

Reps. Stewart and Turner Visit Wright Patterson Air Force Base

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This week, Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT) and Congressman Mike Turner (R-OH) visited Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB). WPAFB is home to the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC), which is the Department of Defense’s primary source for foreign air and space threats. Both Members serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, so this visit is especially applicab...

Rep. Stewart’s Statement on President Biden Leaving Americans Behind

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) released the following statement after the Biden Administration ended its evacuation in Afghanistan and left hundreds of Americans stranded behind enemy lines. “This week, I was in Washington, D.C. with my Republican colleagues who also served in the military. We have all fought for the American ideal of “No Man Left Behind,” and we demanded the same from our Commander in...

Rep. Stewart’s Statement on the Passing of a U.S. Marine from Utah

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) released a statement following the tragic passing of a U.S. Marine from Utah. “Yesterday, the state of Utah, and the entire country, lost of one its finest in a tragic act of terror. A U.S. Marine from Utah made the ultimate sacrifice during the bombing in Kabul. The loved ones of this hero have my full support, immeasurable gratitude, and prayers. This soldier’s heroism ...

Rep. Stewart’s Statement on the Crisis in Afghanistan

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Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) released the following statement regarding the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan. “My prayers are with our troops, our citizens, and the Afghans who were killed or injured in today’s apparent terrorist attack. And my heart breaks for those who remain stranded behind enemy lines in this time of violence and chaos. There is no excuse for the incompetence displayed by the Biden ...

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