HH: As promised, United States Senator Mike Lee is in the studio. He’s now been taken to the secret location where John Thune, Justice Breyer, Dick Cheney, and he is underwhelmed as they are. You know, radio is really glamorous, isn’t it, Senator Lee?
ML: It is the absolute definition of, it’s the epitome of glamour right here in this office.
HH: There you go. (laughing) Senator Lee, welcome, it’s good to have you. You’re in California, you’re raising money. You’re not running until 2016. People think Utah is a lockdown state, but it isn’t, really, and you’ve got to get out there and you need your supporters to rally. What’s your, by the way, your political website?
ML: My political website is www.leeforsenate.com. www.leeforsenate.com. You can go there, you can donate to my campaign, or donate to my campaign. It’s a great place to visit.
HH: And donate to your campaign a third time.
HH: So 2016, but people are going to look and they say Utah is so deep red, why do we need to support Mike Lee? And the answer is, I suspect, you want to just make sure the field is clear, and then you’ll put the money to good use if it isn’t.
ML: Well, that’s absolutely right. And within a state like mine, that generally elects Republicans to statewide office, generally elects Republicans to the United States Senate, it pushes a lot of activity into the Republican Party, a lot of people who in other states might be Democrats might end up deciding to participate in the Republican Party for that reason. So we’ve got to make sure that it’s just a Republican, but the right Republican, a Republican who has a conservative vision for America. Continue Reading