Dennis Romboy, Deseret News

Dennis Romboy

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Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Recent articles by Dennis:

Mitt Romney on voting rights bill: President Joe Biden, Democrats venturing into ‘deep hysteria’

Referencing President Joe Biden’s speech on getting rid of the Senate filibuster to clear a path for the voting rights bill in Atlanta last week, the Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says Biden and the Democrats have "ventured into deep hysteria." The Utah Republican opposes the bill. → Read More


1 bad week for President Joe Biden? Mitt Romney says it's more like 52 bad weeks

President Joe Biden didn't just have a bad week, he has had a bad year, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday. → Read More

2024 GOP National Convention in Salt Lake City? Donald Trump running for president? It could happen

Salt Lake City is among four cities in the running to host the 2024 Republican National Convention. The other finalists are Milwaukee, Nashville and Pittsburgh. GOP officials intend to visit each of the cities in the coming months before making a decision in the spring. → Read More


What Trump, Biden and Romney are saying about the Jan. 6 Capitol attack

Americans ignore the lessons of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol at their own peril, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Thursday. → Read More

Despite sharp divide on major issues, Congress agrees on this one

China is seen as an emerging economic and military threat by both Republicans and Democrats in Congress. President Joe Biden signed bipartisan bill banning goods from China’s Xinjiang region unless companies can prove they aren’t made with forced labor. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says U.S. won’t stand by as China commits genocide against the Uyghurs. → Read More

Utah man accused of kidnapping Snow College woman faces felony charges

A Utah man accused of sexually assaulting a Snow College student while holding her against her will for several days faces felony charges. Brent Neil Brown, 39, of Loa, is charged with aggravated kidnapping, rape, object rape and aggravated sexual assault, all first-degree felonies. → Read More


'Real men' know how to use a gun just as they do an iPhone, Utah Rep. Burgess Owens says

Utah Republican Rep. Burgess Owens defined in a weekend speech what he believes \ → Read More

Why future plans at University of Utah Research Park need help from Congress

University of Utah Research Park needs a little help from Congress for its expansion plans. Utah Sen. Mike Lee and Utah Rep. Chris Stewart have introduced legislation to end a minor interest the federal government holds on the land on Salt Lake City’s east bench. → Read More

Top Utah news of 2021: COVID, drought, politics and the housing market

COVID ravaged Utah for all of 2021 as the pandemic has yet to let up, even as more Utahns become vaccinated. On top of the coronavirus-induced hardships, severe drought plagued Utah. Political strife, often over the pandemic, elections and redistricting, also continued in a sharply divided climate. → Read More


Roe v. Wade challenge isn't about banning abortion, it's about state rights, Sen. Mike Lee says

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to take up the most significant abortion case in nearly 50 years, a dozen Republicans senators advocated for returning the issue to states. → Read More


What is the FAUCI Act? Why it's a jab at nation's top infectious disease doctor

A Utah congressman is taking aim at the nation's top infectious disease doctor with a bill unflatteringly titled the FAUCI Act. → Read More

Sen. Mike Lee to Homeland Security secretary on border crisis: ‘Fix it or step down’

Utah Sen. Mike Lee called for Homeland Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to fix the situation at the U.S border with Mexico or resign during a line of blistering questioning in a Senate committee hearing Tuesday. → Read More


Utah joins vaccine mandate lawsuit that says Biden administration is coercing health care workers

Utah joined a dozen states in a lawsuit Monday challenging the Biden administration's vaccine mandate for Medicare and Medicaid providers and suppliers, and asked a federal court in Louisiana to put the rule on hold. → Read More


President Biden's COVID vaccine or testing rules for workers are here. How will Utah respond?

Sen. Mike Lee continued his fight in the Senate against President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate for businesses, and Utah is geared up to challenge the administration's new rules released Thursday in court. → Read More

You saw that right. Mitt Romney dressed up as Ted Lasso for Halloween

Ted Lasso believes. So apparently does Utah Sen. Mitt Romney. The Utah Republican dressed up like Ted Lasso, a character played by Jason Sudeikis on Apple TV+, for Halloween. → Read More


Democrats like Mitt Romney. Republicans like Mike Lee. Utahns overall aren't big on either one

A new poll shows Utahns overall give neither senator high marks for his job performance. → Read More

Mitt Romney on spending plan: Democrats ‘desperate,’ Biden ‘circling the drain’

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says Democrats are desperate to pass a spending bill because President Joe Biden is ‘circling the drain.’ The Utah Republican says the trillion-dollar plus ‘social infrastructure’ bill would be bad for Americans. → Read More


Utah Sen. Mike Lee to the Department of Justice: Leave parents alone

Utah Sen. Mike Lee is among a dozen Republican senators who are demanding the DOJ not threaten the use of federal law enforcement against parents who raise highly charged issues such as mask mandates and critical race theory in local school board meetings. → Read More

Former independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin sets his sights on Utah Sen. Mike Lee

Evan McMullin, a 2016 independent candidate for president, has launched a U.S. Senate campaign. McMullin will run as an independent against two-term Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee. → Read More

Why Mitt Romney, GOP colleagues say Democrats’ ‘human infrastructure’ bill would deter marriage

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney wants Democrats to remove "harmful" penalties for marriage from their so-called human infrastructure bill that he says would discourage people from getting married. The Utah Republican and 32 GOP senators sent a letter to Democratic leaders. → Read More