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Government Waste

Although Congress wields the power of the purse, this body consistently refuses to use that leverage to curtail unchecked government spending.

Representative Crane recognizes that our national debt threatens the prosperity and security of all Americans. Just like every household and business, Representative Crane believes the federal government needs to enact a balanced budget. Instead of operating by continuing resolutions and omnibus bills filled with special interest priorities, the House must return to the appropriations process as required by law. Specifically, Representative Crane believes we need to pass single-subject spending bills, defund agencies that fail to serve the people, and quit spending money we don’t have on other nations while America drowns in debt.

December 08 2023

Crane Introduces Bill to Defund America’s Hate-filled “Elite” Institutions

Yesterday, following a shocking hearing of the House Committee on Education where the presidents of Harvard, MIT, and Penn offered despicably inadequate responses to calls for violence against Jewish students on their campuses, Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ) introduced the No…

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October 24 2023

Newsweek Op-Ed by Rep. Eli Crane: Don’t Fall for Biden’s Foolish Attempt to Tie Funding for Israel to Ukraine

Click here to read the full piece. As the world watches in horror as news outlets continue to report on the atrocities unleashed on Israeli civilians at the hands of Islamic terrorists, the United States rightly stands shoulder to shoulder…

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October 05 2023

Breaking Washington’s Wheel of Incompetency & Corruption

Click here to read the full piece in the White Mountain Independent. As a veteran who served this country for 13 years, I take the call each of us has on our lives and the responsibility that comes with those…

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September 27 2023

Crane Amendment Prohibiting Deployment of U.S. Troops to Ukraine Passes House

“Sending American tax dollars to Ukraine is bad enough – our men & women being sent to die over this conflict is unthinkable,” said Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ), speaking on the House Floor in favor of his amendment before it was…

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September 22 2023

Crane: Lasting Change Must Be Forced

Following a move by House leadership that sent members home until Tuesday of next week, Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ) gave a breakdown of the spending fight from Washington, DC. WATCH HERE Stating his reasons for not supporting yesterday’s procedural vote on the appropriations bill…

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August 31 2023

Crane: Admin Should Boost U.S. Energy, Not Continue to Hand Our Adversaries a Win

Following a tour of American energy producers in Montana hosted by Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-MT), Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ) issued this statement: “This Energy Tour, led by Rep. Matt Rosendale, underscored the crucial role our domestic energy producers play and the need to…

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May 02 2023

WATCH: Crane Counters Biden Admin’s Lies on GOP Spending Bill, Alleged Efforts to Cut Veteran Benefits

Following the White House’s claims that the Republican spending bill would defund the Department of Veterans Affairs and cut veterans benefits, Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ) released a video countering the Biden Admin’s lies. “Keep in mind, these are the same people, a…

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April 20 2023

Group of Senators and House Members Express Concern Over U.S. Aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON – A group of Senators and House members, led by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Eli Crane (R-AZ), sent a letter to President Biden expressing concern about the United States’ response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The lawmakers emphasized…

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