Hoeven Response to the State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement after President Biden’s State of the Union address:

“American families are continuing to pay more due to high inflation and supply chain issues. The crisis at our southern border is growing with record numbers of illegal crossings. Our adversaries, like Russia and China, are becoming more aggressive. President Biden is taking our country in the wrong direction with his big government policies. 

“Instead of the Biden administration’s failed approach, we need to focus on the fundamentals and empower the American people. We can do that by controlling spending and cutting burdensome regulations to grow our economy. We need to take the handcuffs off our domestic energy producers to empower energy production here at home and lower costs for American families. We need to secure our border and enforce our laws. With security challenges around the globe, it is vital that we continue to invest in our military and support our men and women in uniform. These are the priorities we’re focused on to make our nation more secure and to improve the lives of the American people.”