Mike Rounds

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Mike Rounds said : “Working as a state senator, governor of South Dakota, and now as a member of the U.S. Senate, the promotion of policies that put families first is very important to me,” “Upholding religious liberty and the sanctity of all life, from conception to natural death, is very important to the people of South Dakota who I represent. I thank the Family Research Council Action for bringing attention to these important issues that so many South Dakotans feel so strongly about” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “South Dakotans know all too well the damage that can be done by Mother Nature,” “When storms strike, communities work to rebuild as quickly as possible. State and local governments shouldn’t have to wait on the federal bureaucracy to start simple construction projects following a natural disaster. Our bill will help to make sure federal funds continue to go toward eligible projects even after they’ve already been started, which makes the entire process more efficient” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We are a nation of laws. If state and local governments fail to uphold our laws that seek to stop dangerous criminals and keep families safe, there should be consequences. These laws are on the books to improve public safety and strengthen national security. I support withholding access to certain federal grants if states don’t comply with these federal statutes,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “South Dakotans know all too well the damage that can be done by Mother Nature,” “When storms strike, communities work to rebuild as quickly as possible. State and local governments shouldn’t have to wait on the federal bureaucracy to start simple construction projects following a natural disaster. Our bill will help to make sure federal funds continue to go toward eligible projects even after they’ve already been started, which makes the entire process more efficient” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “International trade plays an important role in South Dakota’s economy,” “Today’s announcement that the United States and Kenya will work together on a bilateral trade agreement is good news for our producers who’d like to expand their markets around the world. There is untapped potential in East Africa—and especially in Kenya—for increased U.S. trade opportunities. We are not the only country that recognizes the value in this part of the world—China has been working to increase its influence throughout the continent of Africa for years. I’m glad to see the U.S. and Kenya work toward a free trade agreement” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 8, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Obviously, I think we’re going to push to finish Friday,” External link

foxnews Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about John Bolton ) : “I personally wouldn’t mind reading it but it doesn’t have to be during the impeachment process,” “So we’ll kind of wait and see when the book comes out, what Mr. Bolton’s got to say” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "They do last for quite a while," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : "They do last for quite a while," External link

news9 Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : "They do last for quite a while," External link

CBSnews Friday, January 24, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The number of times they have made it very clear that they have clear and convincing evidence and that the evidence is all clear and convincing,” External link

nytimes Friday, January 24, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule gives farmers, ranchers and landowners the clarity they need to know when the Clean Water Act applies to them and when it does not,” “The previous administration’s Waters of the U.S. rule, which this rule replaces, was a power grab by the federal government. I’m pleased the EPA is working to protect the rights of landowners rather than infringe upon those rights. It also respects states’ rights, recognizing that state and tribal governments have a right to regulate and manage their land and water resources themselves” External link

epa Friday, January 24, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Environment Protection ) : “The administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule gives farmers, ranchers and landowners the clarity they need to know when the Clean Water Act applies to them and when it does not,” “The previous administration’s Waters of the U.S. rule, which this rule replaces, was a power grab by the federal government. I’m pleased the EPA is working to protect the rights of landowners rather than infringe upon those rights. It also respects states’ rights, recognizing that state and tribal governments have a right to regulate and manage their land and water resources themselves” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 24, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “It was a long day and the House managers did a lot of repeating the same material,” External link

krqe Friday, January 24, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “It was a long day and the House managers did a lot of repeating the same material,” External link

680news Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “It was a long day and the House managers did a lot of repeating the same material,” External link

tribtown Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : ”In the the future, I would expect that OMB would change it and would give the appropriate notices,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, January 17, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Freedom to practice religion without the fear of persecution is a fundamental human right and a pillar of our form of government in the United States,” “The US Constitution protects the rights of all Americans to worship freely. Sadly, not all countries share our views on religious freedom, and religious minorities around the world are punished for their beliefs. Americans must continue fighting to protect religious freedom until it is recognized as a basic human right everywhere” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 17, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I’ve said countless times that we must take bold action to get our debt under control,” “Our legislation takes an important step toward putting our federal trust programs on a sustainable path and addresses our debt crisis, allowing Congress to actively manage federal trust funds. Congress must check the growth of mandatory payments, which make up around 70 percent of all federal spending and include important trust funds, if we are ever to begin reducing our debt. The debt crisis is preventable and these trust funds are savable – but we must begin to act now” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Queen ) : “South Dakota is fortunate to have many thriving small businesses,” “It’s my honor to name Valley Queen Cheese in Milbank as the Small Business the Week. Valley Queen has been a family-run operation for four generations, and currently employs 300 individuals. It gives back to the community through its charitable foundation, which has awarded more than $300,000 in college scholarships to local students. I thank the Nef and Gonzenbach families who started and continue to run Valley Queen Cheese for the great work they do for South Dakota” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Healthcare costs for South Dakota families are already too high,” “The Cadillac Tax threatened to raise healthcare premiums even higher by imposing a 40 percent tax on certain employer-sponsored health care plans. I’m pleased our bipartisan measure to fully repeal the Cadillac Tax was included in the fiscal year 2020 omnibus appropriations bill, and I look forward to continuing to find ways to lower healthcare costs for hardworking families” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “There’s got to be a way that we can slow down those price increases without impacting the desire to make improvements to those drugs in the future,” External link

wwlp Friday, December 13, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I thank Rep. Hern for introducing our Constitutional carry legislation in the House,” “Our bill, which I introduced in the Senate earlier this year, would close federal loopholes in the Gun-Free School Zones Act to make sure individuals who choose to exercise their Second Amendment rights are treated the same way as those who possess concealed handguns with a permit. I look forward to working with Rep. Hern and our colleagues in Congress to advance our legislation that protects the Second Amendment rights of Americans” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Expanding the eligibility for qualified volunteer emergency responders to participate in federal housing assistance programs has a number of benefits,” “It encourages volunteering, provides agencies with a recruitment and retention tool, makes it easier for volunteer responders to remain living in their communities, and is a great way to say ‘thank you’ for their service. I look forward to working with my colleagues to advance this legislation to support our volunteer emergency responders” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 6, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "America's veterans have gained valuable insight and expertise throughout their service to our nation," "Our legislation would establish a program that can help veterans use those skills to help constituents and shape important policy that impacts the heroes who wear the uniform of the United States of America. It also creates future employment opportunities for veterans once their fellowship is over and makes sure that the perspectives and concerns of veterans are continually added to the Senate workforce. We have a number of veterans working in my Senate office, and I appreciate the unique perspective they bring to the job" External link

wsau Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about President Trump ) : “We’re grateful to President Trump for his commitment to assuring 15 billion gallons of ethanol is blended into our fuel supply annually,” “However, the EPA’s proposed rule fails to honor the agreement which the president directed them to formalize. Taking steps to fully restore the integrity of the RFS will honor the agreement as Congress intended” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “You have to understand, Joe Biden suggested they had six hours to respond to his demand they fire a prosecutor or there would be consequences,” “This type of diplomacy is hard to watch but nonetheless has existed and hardly rises to an impeachable offense” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Elaine Chao ) : “Thanks to Secretary Chao for her commitment to investing in infrastructure projects in South Dakota,” “This BUILD grant will help relieve congestion along an important intersection in the city of Brookings, allowing for easier traffic flow in the area. We’re grateful for all state and local officials who work to make sure our roads and highways are maintained so we can get where we need to go safely and efficiently” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I’m honored to receive the Spirit of Enterprise Award from the Chamber of Commerce,” “South Dakota is a great place to start and grow a business. With low taxes and limited red tape, our state provides a friendly environment for entrepreneurs. I’ll keep working to bring that same South Dakota common sense to Washington” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 4, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The rise of deepfakes for nefarious use is very concerning,” “For example, we know that bad actors have and will continue to try to influence our elections by manipulating what we see online. We must make sure we are taking steps to prevent that from occurring. By passing our legislation, the Senate took a positive step toward helping us better understand deepfakes so we can protect Americans from potentially damaging disinformation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about James Inhofe ) : “Life is a precious gift from God that should be treated with respect and dignity, from the very beginning to the very end,” “Unborn children have a right to life, regardless of a Down Syndrome diagnosis, which is why I’m pleased to join Sen. Inhofe to introduce this legislation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 1, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Life is a precious gift from God that should be treated with respect and dignity, from the very beginning to the very end,” “Unborn children have a right to life, regardless of a Down Syndrome diagnosis, which is why I’m pleased to join Sen. Inhofe to introduce this legislation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Established in 1992, HUD’s Loan Guarantee Program has helped countless Native Americans in South Dakota and across the country realize their dreams of homeownership,” “Our legislation will help even more Native American families become homeowners by removing regulatory hurdles that too often delay loan processing. I thank my colleagues for joining me in this effort and look forward to working together to advance this legislation in the Senate” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds wrote : “Technologies like Libra … have the potential to help unbanked and underbanked consumers right here at home,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds wrote : "It is profoundly disappointing that my colleagues chose to address your peers in such an ominous tone, which I fear may put a chill on innovation in the long run," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them," External link

journalstar Sunday, September 1, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them," External link

brownsvilleherald Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them," External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them,” External link

seattletimes Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them," External link

startribune Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them,” External link

therepublic Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them," External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, August 29, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : "It has to be something which is effective, and will actually withstand Second Amendment challenges," External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I have not seen one that I would support at this point,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "I have not seen one that I would support at this point," External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, August 14, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When you start talking about doing things that take away a person's right, there has to be an adjudication process that is in place, and if you don't have an adjudication process in place, it's not going to withstand the test of time or constitutional challenges," External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, August 14, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I have not seen one that I would support at this point,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “When you start talking about doing things that take away a person’s right, there has to be an adjudication process that is in place, as if you don’t have an adjudication process in place, it’s not going to withstand the test of time or constitutional challenges,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Our legislation will make sure preparatory courses that can help veterans pass their exams are also reimbursable under the Post-9/11 GI Bill,” “This will help prepare veterans for in-demand jobs such as in the healthcare, engineering and technology fields. Our veterans have sacrificed so much, and it is our duty to do all we can to make sure they’re prepared when they enter civilian life. This is one more way for us to say thank you to these men and women, while also helping them to achieve success after they have served our country” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 1, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds added : "Partnering with this close ally on a cybersecurity center of excellence, where experts can share best practices and other critical information, can help us bolster the cyber capabilities of both nations," External link

upi Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I thank Secretary Chao for recognizing the need to continue to invest in these important bridge and highway projects,” “Funding for this project will help replace the Missouri River Bridge connecting Pierre and Ft. Pierre, providing critical access to our capital city” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Our legislation seeks to help South Dakota veterans looking to start or grow a small business when their service is up,” “Small businesses are a major part of our state’s economy, in fact 99 percent of all businesses in South Dakota are small businesses. We’re also fortunate to be a state with a high population of veterans. Our bill would help veterans transition to civilian life while also promoting entrepreneurship. We are so thankful for the sacrifices made by our veterans, and want to do all we can to make sure they have a smooth transition and a good job when they return to civilian life” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 19, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The idea that these laws were ever even considered is disturbing,” “While no longer enforced, the fact that they are still on the books is a tragic reminder of past hostility and racism displayed toward Native Americans. We may not be able to rewrite the past, but we can continue to work toward furthering respect and unity for future generations. Passing our legislation is but one way to show understanding and progress. I thank my colleagues for joining me in this effort and look forward to advancing it in both chambers of Congress” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think it is very fair to say that Congress should take a look at the authority they have sent to the executive branch, regardless of who the president is,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think it is very fair to say that Congress should take a look at the authority they have sent to the executive branch, regardless of who the president is,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think it is very fair to say that Congress should take a look at the authority they have sent to the executive branch, regardless of who the president is,” External link

bendbulletin Tuesday, June 4, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think it is very fair to say that Congress should take a look at the authority they have sent to the executive branch, regardless of who the president is,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 4, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "I think it is very fair to say that Congress should take a look at the authority they have sent to the executive branch, regardless of who the president is," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “These folks are with you, they want to see you be successful,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 7, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "These folks are with you, they want to see you be successful," External link

nzherald Thursday, March 7, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Our simple, straightforward legislation would establish English as the official language of the United States,” “Currently, English is the official language of 32 states, including South Dakota, but has not been declared as the national official language. Our bill would change that. I cosponsored this legislation during the previous Congress, and am pleased to cosponsor it again in the 116th Congress” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “These folks are with you, they want to see you be successful,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 7, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “If you get another president who believes that climate change is the crisis of the day, that means they could then funnel money out of ongoing programs into climate change,” External link

washtimes Monday, March 4, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Ronald Reagan ) : "I think anytime you're talking rather than fighting with one another, there's an opportunity to perhaps make things better," "As [former president] Ronald Reagan used to say, 'Trust but verify.' And I'm very pleased to see this president follow along that same path" External link

globalsecurity Friday, March 1, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "He may very well be saying that so that he can continue a dialogue with North Korea rather than creating another area in which that becomes an item of discussion," External link

voanews Friday, March 1, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Ronald Reagan ) : “I think anytime you’re talking rather than fighting with one another, there’s an opportunity to perhaps make things better,” “As [former president] Ronald Reagan used to say, ‘Trust but verify.’ And I’m very pleased to see this president follow along that same path” External link

voanews Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “South Dakota’s small businesses provide good-paying jobs, play an important role in our communities and reinvest into the future of our state,” “I thank NFIB for this recognition and I’ll continue working in the Senate to advance legislation that helps South Dakota’s small businesses succeed” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds asked : "Would it be fair to say that it is not a coincidence that this election went off without a hitch and the fact that you were actively involved in the protection of very important infrastructure?" External link

straitstimesSG Friday, February 15, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “Our role is to make sure we don’t miss the seams between the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security, between DoD and the intelligence community,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “Before we take any action, we want to make sure we’ve basically vetted the process out and tried to take the whole nation into account,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think this is basically a public statement of what all of us know to already be the case,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "I think this is basically a public statement of what all of us know to already be the case," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 24, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The president’s taken the first steps, he’s proposed his deal,” External link

saudigazette Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think this is basically a public statement of what all of us know to already be the case,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 24, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "The president's taken the first steps, he's proposed his deal," External link

newshub Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "The president's taken the first steps, he's proposed his deal," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "The president's taken the first steps, he's proposed his deal," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, January 23, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "The president's taken the first steps, he's proposed his deal," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The president’s going to win that battle,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, January 16, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The president’s going to win that battle,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 16, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds added : “I think these types of examples hurt us” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Unfortunately, this is a binary issue that those two individuals have to come to an agreement on,” External link

mycentraloregon Friday, January 11, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Unfortunately, this is a binary issue that those two individuals have to come to an agreement on,” External link

ABCnews Friday, January 11, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds says : “That was a surprise to me,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, January 7, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds says : “The only way it’s going to happen, because there is a lack of trust, is if Speaker Pelosi, and Senator Schumer, and the president all come out and say publicly that they support a deal – so that they’re all held accountable,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, January 7, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 24, 2018 3:01:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 22, 2018 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, December 22, 2018 8:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

siouxcityjournal Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:59:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

kiro7 Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:26:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

seattlepi Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

startribune Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "I think once he saw the reaction from the base, I think it strengthened his resolve to try and move forward and unfortunately that puts us in this position we've got right now," External link

bakersfieldnow Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

gainesville Saturday, December 22, 2018 2:19:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

wacotrib Saturday, December 22, 2018 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward,” External link

boston Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:57:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

siouxcityjournal Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:57:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

missoulian Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:46:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

startribune Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward,” External link

tribtown Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward,” External link

therepublic Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:12:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think this president means very well. I think he has the best interests of our country at heart,” “Sometimes, I think many of us would probably approach and share messages in a different manner in which this president has” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, December 16, 2018 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds responded : “I really wish he’d stop tweeting,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, December 16, 2018 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think this president means very well. I think he has the best interests of our country at heart,” “Sometimes, I think many of us would probably approach and share messages in a different manner in which this president has” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds responded : “I really wish he’d stop tweeting,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds added : "If it's a matter of resources, and you are not here in a public testimony to tell us what the impacts of not having the additional resources necessary to keep these critical pieces in the defense of our country operational, how in the world can we ever go to what we know we need in a 355-ship Navy and support them if we can't communicate to the American people how critical it is to maintain the defense posture we currently got?" External link

news4jax Thursday, December 13, 2018 9:03:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The primary responsibility of the federal government is the defense of our nation, which includes strong border security,” “The WALL Act will provide full funding for construction of a physical barrier along our southern border to protect against illegal immigration and stop those who wish to do us harm, such as terrorists, gang members and drug dealers, from entering the United States from the south” External link

dailycaller Friday, December 7, 2018 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “As a man of principle, I believe you truly believe the statements what you made,” External link

mcclatchydc Thursday, November 2, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds responded ( about Jeff Flake ) : “I just think (Flake) is one of these really good guys” External link

azcentral Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:39:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We do much better work when we allow the haze to clear," "Most people I've talked to and visited with have been more focused on victims and their families right now and we'll start out by offering our condolences to the families and those who are injured. Then, let's get the facts about what happened and determine how this individual obtained the firearms. Did he have mental issues? Let's get the facts" External link

washingtonexaminer Tuesday, October 3, 2017 8:38:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "At any stage of the game, at any point, he will stop," External link

startribune Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7:27:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "This (bill) would fix part of an ongoing issue that we've had here where Native Americans who are served by Medicaid still require a state match under current law," "This changes that, and the federal government, for Medicaid-eligible Native Americans, would assume 100 percent of the cost" External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, September 22, 2017 3:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "This (bill) would fix part of an ongoing issue that we've had here where Native Americans who are served by Medicaid still require a state match under current law," "This changes that, and the federal government, for Medicaid-eligible Native Americans, would assume 100 percent of the cost" External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:38:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "Young people who earn degrees will be able to work directly on national security and cybersecurity issues without have to leave home," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, August 21, 2017 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I just think the president is doing his best to express his frustration,” External link

politico Thursday, August 3, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I just think the president is doing his best to express his frustration,” External link

politico Wednesday, August 2, 2017 7:42:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We have to continue working on it because come Jan. 1 we are going to see a huge increase in premiums and I think the (individual) market will continue to deteriorate with Obamacare in place," External link

washingtonexaminer Tuesday, August 1, 2017 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "is continuing to exercise the committee's robust oversight responsibilities with this week's hearing on the FBI headquarters," External link

washingtonexaminer Tuesday, August 1, 2017 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We have to continue working on it because come January 1, we're going to see a huge increase in premiums," External link

politico Tuesday, August 1, 2017 2:40:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "If the Speaker says they're not going to the floor with it, then they're not going to the floor," External link

msn-uk Friday, July 28, 2017 10:29:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "If the Speaker says they're not going to the floor with it, then they're not going to the floor," External link

time Friday, July 28, 2017 4:45:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “If the Speaker says they're not going to the floor with it, then they're not going to the floor,” External link

triblive Friday, July 28, 2017 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "If the Speaker says they're not going to the floor with it, then they're not going to the floor," External link

7online Friday, July 28, 2017 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We can all armchair quarterback and suggest it could have been done quicker, but the fact that it’s been handled now is something that I think a lot of us wanted to see the president do without having us put more pressure on him to do so,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:22:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "Terrorists have shown they are willing to infiltrate countries posing as refugees," External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, January 31, 2017 3:24:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "Terrorists have shown they are willing to infiltrate countries posing as refugees," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, January 30, 2017 11:22:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We’ve got to seat a Cabinet. And we have to get it done. We have to get a defense team in place. This isn’t gamesmanship,” External link

foxnews Friday, January 20, 2017 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds told : "We've got individuals covered under TRICARE who are coming in and discovering that there may be a problem, or there was a problem, but by the time the referral was issued, it was taking several weeks to get that done, and in doing so they were going beyond the time period in which successful intervention was going to occur," External link

washingtonexaminer Monday, July 11, 2016 7:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When you start saying seven days ... I think the administration would have been concerned with legally complying with the law," External link

washingtonexaminer Monday, July 11, 2016 7:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "Rather than assisting companies, the EPA simply choose to impose aggressive and, at times, unreasonable penalties using questionable enforcement methods," External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:05:00 AM EAT



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Mike Rounds said : “Working as a state senator, governor of South Dakota, and now as a member of the U.S. Senate, the promotion of policies that put families first is very important to me,” “Upholding religious liberty and the sanctity of all life, from conception to natural death, is very important to the people of South Dakota who I represent. I thank the Family Research Council Action for bringing attention to these important issues that so many South Dakotans feel so strongly about” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “South Dakotans know all too well the damage that can be done by Mother Nature,” “When storms strike, communities work to rebuild as quickly as possible. State and local governments shouldn’t have to wait on the federal bureaucracy to start simple construction projects following a natural disaster. Our bill will help to make sure federal funds continue to go toward eligible projects even after they’ve already been started, which makes the entire process more efficient” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We are a nation of laws. If state and local governments fail to uphold our laws that seek to stop dangerous criminals and keep families safe, there should be consequences. These laws are on the books to improve public safety and strengthen national security. I support withholding access to certain federal grants if states don’t comply with these federal statutes,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “South Dakotans know all too well the damage that can be done by Mother Nature,” “When storms strike, communities work to rebuild as quickly as possible. State and local governments shouldn’t have to wait on the federal bureaucracy to start simple construction projects following a natural disaster. Our bill will help to make sure federal funds continue to go toward eligible projects even after they’ve already been started, which makes the entire process more efficient” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “International trade plays an important role in South Dakota’s economy,” “Today’s announcement that the United States and Kenya will work together on a bilateral trade agreement is good news for our producers who’d like to expand their markets around the world. There is untapped potential in East Africa—and especially in Kenya—for increased U.S. trade opportunities. We are not the only country that recognizes the value in this part of the world—China has been working to increase its influence throughout the continent of Africa for years. I’m glad to see the U.S. and Kenya work toward a free trade agreement” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 8, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Obviously, I think we’re going to push to finish Friday,” External link

foxnews Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about John Bolton ) : “I personally wouldn’t mind reading it but it doesn’t have to be during the impeachment process,” “So we’ll kind of wait and see when the book comes out, what Mr. Bolton’s got to say” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "They do last for quite a while," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : "They do last for quite a while," External link

news9 Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : "They do last for quite a while," External link

CBSnews Friday, January 24, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The number of times they have made it very clear that they have clear and convincing evidence and that the evidence is all clear and convincing,” External link

nytimes Friday, January 24, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule gives farmers, ranchers and landowners the clarity they need to know when the Clean Water Act applies to them and when it does not,” “The previous administration’s Waters of the U.S. rule, which this rule replaces, was a power grab by the federal government. I’m pleased the EPA is working to protect the rights of landowners rather than infringe upon those rights. It also respects states’ rights, recognizing that state and tribal governments have a right to regulate and manage their land and water resources themselves” External link

epa Friday, January 24, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Environment Protection ) : “The administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule gives farmers, ranchers and landowners the clarity they need to know when the Clean Water Act applies to them and when it does not,” “The previous administration’s Waters of the U.S. rule, which this rule replaces, was a power grab by the federal government. I’m pleased the EPA is working to protect the rights of landowners rather than infringe upon those rights. It also respects states’ rights, recognizing that state and tribal governments have a right to regulate and manage their land and water resources themselves” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 24, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “It was a long day and the House managers did a lot of repeating the same material,” External link

krqe Friday, January 24, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “It was a long day and the House managers did a lot of repeating the same material,” External link

680news Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “It was a long day and the House managers did a lot of repeating the same material,” External link

tribtown Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : ”In the the future, I would expect that OMB would change it and would give the appropriate notices,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, January 17, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Freedom to practice religion without the fear of persecution is a fundamental human right and a pillar of our form of government in the United States,” “The US Constitution protects the rights of all Americans to worship freely. Sadly, not all countries share our views on religious freedom, and religious minorities around the world are punished for their beliefs. Americans must continue fighting to protect religious freedom until it is recognized as a basic human right everywhere” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, January 17, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I’ve said countless times that we must take bold action to get our debt under control,” “Our legislation takes an important step toward putting our federal trust programs on a sustainable path and addresses our debt crisis, allowing Congress to actively manage federal trust funds. Congress must check the growth of mandatory payments, which make up around 70 percent of all federal spending and include important trust funds, if we are ever to begin reducing our debt. The debt crisis is preventable and these trust funds are savable – but we must begin to act now” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Queen ) : “South Dakota is fortunate to have many thriving small businesses,” “It’s my honor to name Valley Queen Cheese in Milbank as the Small Business the Week. Valley Queen has been a family-run operation for four generations, and currently employs 300 individuals. It gives back to the community through its charitable foundation, which has awarded more than $300,000 in college scholarships to local students. I thank the Nef and Gonzenbach families who started and continue to run Valley Queen Cheese for the great work they do for South Dakota” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Healthcare costs for South Dakota families are already too high,” “The Cadillac Tax threatened to raise healthcare premiums even higher by imposing a 40 percent tax on certain employer-sponsored health care plans. I’m pleased our bipartisan measure to fully repeal the Cadillac Tax was included in the fiscal year 2020 omnibus appropriations bill, and I look forward to continuing to find ways to lower healthcare costs for hardworking families” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “There’s got to be a way that we can slow down those price increases without impacting the desire to make improvements to those drugs in the future,” External link

wwlp Friday, December 13, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I thank Rep. Hern for introducing our Constitutional carry legislation in the House,” “Our bill, which I introduced in the Senate earlier this year, would close federal loopholes in the Gun-Free School Zones Act to make sure individuals who choose to exercise their Second Amendment rights are treated the same way as those who possess concealed handguns with a permit. I look forward to working with Rep. Hern and our colleagues in Congress to advance our legislation that protects the Second Amendment rights of Americans” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Expanding the eligibility for qualified volunteer emergency responders to participate in federal housing assistance programs has a number of benefits,” “It encourages volunteering, provides agencies with a recruitment and retention tool, makes it easier for volunteer responders to remain living in their communities, and is a great way to say ‘thank you’ for their service. I look forward to working with my colleagues to advance this legislation to support our volunteer emergency responders” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 6, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "America's veterans have gained valuable insight and expertise throughout their service to our nation," "Our legislation would establish a program that can help veterans use those skills to help constituents and shape important policy that impacts the heroes who wear the uniform of the United States of America. It also creates future employment opportunities for veterans once their fellowship is over and makes sure that the perspectives and concerns of veterans are continually added to the Senate workforce. We have a number of veterans working in my Senate office, and I appreciate the unique perspective they bring to the job" External link

wsau Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about President Trump ) : “We’re grateful to President Trump for his commitment to assuring 15 billion gallons of ethanol is blended into our fuel supply annually,” “However, the EPA’s proposed rule fails to honor the agreement which the president directed them to formalize. Taking steps to fully restore the integrity of the RFS will honor the agreement as Congress intended” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “You have to understand, Joe Biden suggested they had six hours to respond to his demand they fire a prosecutor or there would be consequences,” “This type of diplomacy is hard to watch but nonetheless has existed and hardly rises to an impeachable offense” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Elaine Chao ) : “Thanks to Secretary Chao for her commitment to investing in infrastructure projects in South Dakota,” “This BUILD grant will help relieve congestion along an important intersection in the city of Brookings, allowing for easier traffic flow in the area. We’re grateful for all state and local officials who work to make sure our roads and highways are maintained so we can get where we need to go safely and efficiently” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I’m honored to receive the Spirit of Enterprise Award from the Chamber of Commerce,” “South Dakota is a great place to start and grow a business. With low taxes and limited red tape, our state provides a friendly environment for entrepreneurs. I’ll keep working to bring that same South Dakota common sense to Washington” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 4, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The rise of deepfakes for nefarious use is very concerning,” “For example, we know that bad actors have and will continue to try to influence our elections by manipulating what we see online. We must make sure we are taking steps to prevent that from occurring. By passing our legislation, the Senate took a positive step toward helping us better understand deepfakes so we can protect Americans from potentially damaging disinformation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 2, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about James Inhofe ) : “Life is a precious gift from God that should be treated with respect and dignity, from the very beginning to the very end,” “Unborn children have a right to life, regardless of a Down Syndrome diagnosis, which is why I’m pleased to join Sen. Inhofe to introduce this legislation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 1, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Life is a precious gift from God that should be treated with respect and dignity, from the very beginning to the very end,” “Unborn children have a right to life, regardless of a Down Syndrome diagnosis, which is why I’m pleased to join Sen. Inhofe to introduce this legislation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Established in 1992, HUD’s Loan Guarantee Program has helped countless Native Americans in South Dakota and across the country realize their dreams of homeownership,” “Our legislation will help even more Native American families become homeowners by removing regulatory hurdles that too often delay loan processing. I thank my colleagues for joining me in this effort and look forward to working together to advance this legislation in the Senate” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds wrote : “Technologies like Libra … have the potential to help unbanked and underbanked consumers right here at home,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds wrote : "It is profoundly disappointing that my colleagues chose to address your peers in such an ominous tone, which I fear may put a chill on innovation in the long run," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them," External link

journalstar Sunday, September 1, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them," External link

brownsvilleherald Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:39:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them," External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them,” External link

seattletimes Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them," External link

startribune Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them,” External link

therepublic Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When wet years do occur, we need to be able to manage them," External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, August 29, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : "It has to be something which is effective, and will actually withstand Second Amendment challenges," External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I have not seen one that I would support at this point,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "I have not seen one that I would support at this point," External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, August 14, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When you start talking about doing things that take away a person's right, there has to be an adjudication process that is in place, and if you don't have an adjudication process in place, it's not going to withstand the test of time or constitutional challenges," External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, August 14, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I have not seen one that I would support at this point,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “When you start talking about doing things that take away a person’s right, there has to be an adjudication process that is in place, as if you don’t have an adjudication process in place, it’s not going to withstand the test of time or constitutional challenges,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Our legislation will make sure preparatory courses that can help veterans pass their exams are also reimbursable under the Post-9/11 GI Bill,” “This will help prepare veterans for in-demand jobs such as in the healthcare, engineering and technology fields. Our veterans have sacrificed so much, and it is our duty to do all we can to make sure they’re prepared when they enter civilian life. This is one more way for us to say thank you to these men and women, while also helping them to achieve success after they have served our country” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 1, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds added : "Partnering with this close ally on a cybersecurity center of excellence, where experts can share best practices and other critical information, can help us bolster the cyber capabilities of both nations," External link

upi Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I thank Secretary Chao for recognizing the need to continue to invest in these important bridge and highway projects,” “Funding for this project will help replace the Missouri River Bridge connecting Pierre and Ft. Pierre, providing critical access to our capital city” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Our legislation seeks to help South Dakota veterans looking to start or grow a small business when their service is up,” “Small businesses are a major part of our state’s economy, in fact 99 percent of all businesses in South Dakota are small businesses. We’re also fortunate to be a state with a high population of veterans. Our bill would help veterans transition to civilian life while also promoting entrepreneurship. We are so thankful for the sacrifices made by our veterans, and want to do all we can to make sure they have a smooth transition and a good job when they return to civilian life” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 19, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The idea that these laws were ever even considered is disturbing,” “While no longer enforced, the fact that they are still on the books is a tragic reminder of past hostility and racism displayed toward Native Americans. We may not be able to rewrite the past, but we can continue to work toward furthering respect and unity for future generations. Passing our legislation is but one way to show understanding and progress. I thank my colleagues for joining me in this effort and look forward to advancing it in both chambers of Congress” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think it is very fair to say that Congress should take a look at the authority they have sent to the executive branch, regardless of who the president is,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think it is very fair to say that Congress should take a look at the authority they have sent to the executive branch, regardless of who the president is,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think it is very fair to say that Congress should take a look at the authority they have sent to the executive branch, regardless of who the president is,” External link

bendbulletin Tuesday, June 4, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think it is very fair to say that Congress should take a look at the authority they have sent to the executive branch, regardless of who the president is,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 4, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "I think it is very fair to say that Congress should take a look at the authority they have sent to the executive branch, regardless of who the president is," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “These folks are with you, they want to see you be successful,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 7, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "These folks are with you, they want to see you be successful," External link

nzherald Thursday, March 7, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Our simple, straightforward legislation would establish English as the official language of the United States,” “Currently, English is the official language of 32 states, including South Dakota, but has not been declared as the national official language. Our bill would change that. I cosponsored this legislation during the previous Congress, and am pleased to cosponsor it again in the 116th Congress” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “These folks are with you, they want to see you be successful,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 7, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “If you get another president who believes that climate change is the crisis of the day, that means they could then funnel money out of ongoing programs into climate change,” External link

washtimes Monday, March 4, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Ronald Reagan ) : "I think anytime you're talking rather than fighting with one another, there's an opportunity to perhaps make things better," "As [former president] Ronald Reagan used to say, 'Trust but verify.' And I'm very pleased to see this president follow along that same path" External link

globalsecurity Friday, March 1, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "He may very well be saying that so that he can continue a dialogue with North Korea rather than creating another area in which that becomes an item of discussion," External link

voanews Friday, March 1, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said ( about Ronald Reagan ) : “I think anytime you’re talking rather than fighting with one another, there’s an opportunity to perhaps make things better,” “As [former president] Ronald Reagan used to say, ‘Trust but verify.’ And I’m very pleased to see this president follow along that same path” External link

voanews Thursday, February 28, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “South Dakota’s small businesses provide good-paying jobs, play an important role in our communities and reinvest into the future of our state,” “I thank NFIB for this recognition and I’ll continue working in the Senate to advance legislation that helps South Dakota’s small businesses succeed” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds asked : "Would it be fair to say that it is not a coincidence that this election went off without a hitch and the fact that you were actively involved in the protection of very important infrastructure?" External link

straitstimesSG Friday, February 15, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “Our role is to make sure we don’t miss the seams between the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security, between DoD and the intelligence community,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “Before we take any action, we want to make sure we’ve basically vetted the process out and tried to take the whole nation into account,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think this is basically a public statement of what all of us know to already be the case,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "I think this is basically a public statement of what all of us know to already be the case," External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, January 24, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The president’s taken the first steps, he’s proposed his deal,” External link

saudigazette Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think this is basically a public statement of what all of us know to already be the case,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 24, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "The president's taken the first steps, he's proposed his deal," External link

newshub Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "The president's taken the first steps, he's proposed his deal," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "The president's taken the first steps, he's proposed his deal," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, January 23, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "The president's taken the first steps, he's proposed his deal," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The president’s going to win that battle,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, January 16, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The president’s going to win that battle,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 16, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds added : “I think these types of examples hurt us” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Unfortunately, this is a binary issue that those two individuals have to come to an agreement on,” External link

mycentraloregon Friday, January 11, 2019 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “Unfortunately, this is a binary issue that those two individuals have to come to an agreement on,” External link

ABCnews Friday, January 11, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds says : “That was a surprise to me,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, January 7, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds says : “The only way it’s going to happen, because there is a lack of trust, is if Speaker Pelosi, and Senator Schumer, and the president all come out and say publicly that they support a deal – so that they’re all held accountable,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, January 7, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 24, 2018 3:01:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 22, 2018 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, December 22, 2018 8:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

siouxcityjournal Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:59:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

kiro7 Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:26:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

seattlepi Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

startribune Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "I think once he saw the reaction from the base, I think it strengthened his resolve to try and move forward and unfortunately that puts us in this position we've got right now," External link

bakersfieldnow Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

gainesville Saturday, December 22, 2018 2:19:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

wacotrib Saturday, December 22, 2018 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward,” External link

boston Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:57:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

siouxcityjournal Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:57:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

missoulian Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:46:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward," External link

startribune Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward,” External link

tribtown Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We figured they would have a battle, show that they were not happy about it but would move forward,” External link

therepublic Saturday, December 22, 2018 1:12:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think this president means very well. I think he has the best interests of our country at heart,” “Sometimes, I think many of us would probably approach and share messages in a different manner in which this president has” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, December 16, 2018 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds responded : “I really wish he’d stop tweeting,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, December 16, 2018 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I think this president means very well. I think he has the best interests of our country at heart,” “Sometimes, I think many of us would probably approach and share messages in a different manner in which this president has” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds responded : “I really wish he’d stop tweeting,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds added : "If it's a matter of resources, and you are not here in a public testimony to tell us what the impacts of not having the additional resources necessary to keep these critical pieces in the defense of our country operational, how in the world can we ever go to what we know we need in a 355-ship Navy and support them if we can't communicate to the American people how critical it is to maintain the defense posture we currently got?" External link

news4jax Thursday, December 13, 2018 9:03:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “The primary responsibility of the federal government is the defense of our nation, which includes strong border security,” “The WALL Act will provide full funding for construction of a physical barrier along our southern border to protect against illegal immigration and stop those who wish to do us harm, such as terrorists, gang members and drug dealers, from entering the United States from the south” External link

dailycaller Friday, December 7, 2018 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds told : “As a man of principle, I believe you truly believe the statements what you made,” External link

mcclatchydc Thursday, November 2, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds responded ( about Jeff Flake ) : “I just think (Flake) is one of these really good guys” External link

azcentral Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:39:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We do much better work when we allow the haze to clear," "Most people I've talked to and visited with have been more focused on victims and their families right now and we'll start out by offering our condolences to the families and those who are injured. Then, let's get the facts about what happened and determine how this individual obtained the firearms. Did he have mental issues? Let's get the facts" External link

washingtonexaminer Tuesday, October 3, 2017 8:38:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "At any stage of the game, at any point, he will stop," External link

startribune Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7:27:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "This (bill) would fix part of an ongoing issue that we've had here where Native Americans who are served by Medicaid still require a state match under current law," "This changes that, and the federal government, for Medicaid-eligible Native Americans, would assume 100 percent of the cost" External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, September 22, 2017 3:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "This (bill) would fix part of an ongoing issue that we've had here where Native Americans who are served by Medicaid still require a state match under current law," "This changes that, and the federal government, for Medicaid-eligible Native Americans, would assume 100 percent of the cost" External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:38:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "Young people who earn degrees will be able to work directly on national security and cybersecurity issues without have to leave home," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, August 21, 2017 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I just think the president is doing his best to express his frustration,” External link

politico Thursday, August 3, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “I just think the president is doing his best to express his frustration,” External link

politico Wednesday, August 2, 2017 7:42:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We have to continue working on it because come Jan. 1 we are going to see a huge increase in premiums and I think the (individual) market will continue to deteriorate with Obamacare in place," External link

washingtonexaminer Tuesday, August 1, 2017 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "is continuing to exercise the committee's robust oversight responsibilities with this week's hearing on the FBI headquarters," External link

washingtonexaminer Tuesday, August 1, 2017 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "We have to continue working on it because come January 1, we're going to see a huge increase in premiums," External link

politico Tuesday, August 1, 2017 2:40:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "If the Speaker says they're not going to the floor with it, then they're not going to the floor," External link

msn-uk Friday, July 28, 2017 10:29:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "If the Speaker says they're not going to the floor with it, then they're not going to the floor," External link

time Friday, July 28, 2017 4:45:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “If the Speaker says they're not going to the floor with it, then they're not going to the floor,” External link

triblive Friday, July 28, 2017 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "If the Speaker says they're not going to the floor with it, then they're not going to the floor," External link

7online Friday, July 28, 2017 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We can all armchair quarterback and suggest it could have been done quicker, but the fact that it’s been handled now is something that I think a lot of us wanted to see the president do without having us put more pressure on him to do so,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:22:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "Terrorists have shown they are willing to infiltrate countries posing as refugees," External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, January 31, 2017 3:24:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "Terrorists have shown they are willing to infiltrate countries posing as refugees," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, January 30, 2017 11:22:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds said : “We’ve got to seat a Cabinet. And we have to get it done. We have to get a defense team in place. This isn’t gamesmanship,” External link

foxnews Friday, January 20, 2017 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mike Rounds told : "We've got individuals covered under TRICARE who are coming in and discovering that there may be a problem, or there was a problem, but by the time the referral was issued, it was taking several weeks to get that done, and in doing so they were going beyond the time period in which successful intervention was going to occur," External link

washingtonexaminer Monday, July 11, 2016 7:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "When you start saying seven days ... I think the administration would have been concerned with legally complying with the law," External link

washingtonexaminer Monday, July 11, 2016 7:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Rounds said : "Rather than assisting companies, the EPA simply choose to impose aggressive and, at times, unreasonable penalties using questionable enforcement methods," External link

washingtonexaminer Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:05:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
senator1.03%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
republican2.06%EN10/08/201608/10/2016
gov.23.71%EN02/05/201505/02/2015
governor10.31%EN06/05/201405/06/2014
republican governor7.22%EN02/09/200709/02/2007
gov29.90%EN12/15/200615/12/2006
republican gov15.46%EN12/14/200614/12/2006
gouverneur3.09%DE12/14/200614/12/2006
gouverneur3.09%NL12/14/200614/12/2006
gouverneur3.09%FR12/14/200614/12/2006
republicano1.03%PT12/14/200614/12/2006
Names Lang Count
Mike RoundsEN67.03%
Mike RoundsFR8.11%
Mike RoundsSV5.95%
Mike RoundsFI5.95%
Mike RoundsEU5.95%
Mike RoundsNO5.95%
MIKE ROUNDSEN1.08%


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