Senator's views concerning a variety of issues.

Blackburn Statement on the Senate Impeachment Organizing Resolution

“First, the Democratic House impeachment managers told us the evidence against President Trump was ‘overwhelming.’ Right after, we heard there wasn’t enough evidence, and we would need to allow additional testimony in order to get it.

“House Democrats had ample opportunity to seek testimony from the witnesses they are now requesting, but they decided instead to rush through their unsubstantiated articles of impeachment. The Democrats are entangled in an intellectually dishonest effort to...

Blackburn: Their Day Job is Senator & Night Job is Presidential Candidate

Calls for Senators Warren, Sanders, Klobuchar and Bennet to Recuse Themselves from Senate Trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) spoke with Fox & Friends about her call for the four Senators running for president to recuse themselves from the Senate impeachment trial.“

They should recuse themselves. There is precedent,” said Senator Blackburn. “This came up in 1868 in the Andrew Johnson impeachment…. These individuals should say ‘Look, we’re spending millions of...

Blackburn Calls for Recusal of Democrat Presidential Candidatesfrom the Impeachment Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) gave the following statement regarding the participation of the four Senators running for president in the Senate impeachment trial:

“Tomorrow, one hundred United States Senators will be sworn in to serve in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Four of those Senators must recuse themselves for their unparalleled political interest in seeing this President removed from office. These four Democrats, Senators Bennet,...

Blackburn Calls for Recusal of Democrat Presidential Candidates from the Impeachment Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) gave the following statement regarding the participation of the four Senators running for president in the Senate impeachment trial:

“Tomorrow, one hundred United States Senators will be sworn in to serve in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Four of those Senators must recuse themselves for their unparalleled political interest in seeing this President removed from office. These four Democrats, Senators Bennet,...

Blackburn, Colleagues Urge Olympic Committee to Hold China Accountable and Ensure Human Rights Upheld at 2022 Beijing Olympics

‘Delaying application of imperative guidelines leaves China free reign’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Beijing prepares to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, the international community remembers the human rights abuses that occurred during China’s 2008 tenure as host.

Today, Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Todd Young (R-Ind.)...

Senator Blackburn Wishes Tennesseans a Happy Thanksgiving

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) gave the following statement ahead of Thanksgiving:

“On this Thanksgiving, as people in Hong Kong and Iraq are fighting for a better life for themselves and their families, we are reminded of how fortunate we are to live in a country that holds our freedoms in such high regard. I also express my deepest gratitude to our men and women in uniform who each day put their lives on the line in the name of freedom, as well as those who are the thin...

Blackburn’s Bill Signed By PresidentWill Create Coin to Honor 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage Movement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined President Donald Trump at the White House yesterday for the signing of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act.

Senator Blackburn’s legislation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing women the right to vote. The measure honors the centennial and the legacy of the suffrage activists with a commemorative coin minted by the U.S....

Blackburn, Cruz Condemn EU Ruling Permitting Anti-Israel Business Practices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) condemned the Court of Justice of the European Union’s recent ruling to permit anti-Israel business practices in the 28 member states. The ruling singles out Israeli goods for discrimination and requires special labels indicating the origin of products imported from Israeli settlements and areas the EU deems “occupied by Israel since 1967.”

“In Nazi-occupied Europe, the Jewish people were forced to wear a...

Senator Blackburn, Rep. Nadler Lead Bipartisan Effort to Modernize Music Copyright Law and Empower Musicians

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) introduced the Ask Musicians for Music Act (AM-FM) to modernize existing copyright law for radio stations and musicians. Under the current patchwork copyright system, radio stations can use sound recordings over their airwaves while creators, who own a stake in sound recordings, receive no payment in return. The AM-FM Act would require all radio services to pay fair market value for the music they use, putting music owners and the...

Blackburn to China: The World is Watching How You Respond to Protests

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Fox Business’s Varney & Co. to discuss the protests in Hong Kong and the latest with the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.

On the Protests in Hong Kong

“One of the ways we can continue to support them is of course through social media – letting them know we are watching and letting China know that the world is watching to see how they respond…. We need to send the message that the U.S. Congress is watching very closely."

...