Conservatives' Statement on Trump Signing Omnibus
January 6, 2021
“In a clear betrayal of our state and of President Trump, Senator Daines slipped the CSKT Water Compact into the coronavirus relief bill, despite his legislation having nothing to do with coronavirus. With a less than 5% chance of being enacted, the deceptively-named “Montana Water Rights Protection Act” was added at the last minute. This went against his oath of office in which he swore on the Bible to protect the constitution.
Meanwhile, six of the Senate's conservative stalwarts voted against the bill. Daines was not among them. He voted for the nearly 6,000 page bill after having...