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Jeff Burningham on War & Peace
Republican candidate for governor: Click here for Jeff Burningham on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Spencer Cox on War & Peace
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for Spencer Cox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Herbert on War & Peace
Republican Governor: Click here for Gary Herbert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Greg Hughes on War & Peace
Utah Republican Governor: Click here for Greg Hughes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Huntsman on War & Peace
Republican UT Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jon Huntsman on other issues.
  • North Korea manipulates world to get concessions. (Apr 2013)
  • Draw down to 10,000 troops in Afghanistan by 2013. (Jan 2012)
  • We listened to generals in Vietnam; don't repeat our mistake. (Jan 2012)
  • After 10 years, Americans are ready to exit Afghanistan. (Sep 2011)
  • Time has come for us to get out of Afghanistan. (Sep 2011)
  • Bring troops home from Afghanistan. (Sep 2011)
  • Playing Afghan traffic cop doesn't serve strategic interest. (Jun 2011)
  • Boots on the ground: expensive & not critical for security. (Jun 2011)
  • We can't afford the NATO operation in Libya. (Jun 2011)
Aimee Winder Newton on War & Peace
Utah Democratic Governor: Click here for Aimee Winder Newton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Peterson on War & Peace
Democratic Governor Challenger: Click here for Chris Peterson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Weinholtz on War & Peace
Democratic candidate for Governor: Click here for Mike Weinholtz on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

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Craig Bowden on War & Peace
Libertarian candidate for Utah U. S. Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Craig Bowden on other issues.
  • Exit the Mideast & support non-intervention. (Mar 2018)
Misty Snow on War & Peace
Democratic candidate for Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Misty Snow on other issues.
  • Supports addressing Islamic militants only if they attack US. (Nov 2016)
Jonathan Swinton on War & Peace
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Jonathan Swinton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jenny Wilson on War & Peace
Democratic candidate for Utah U.S. Senator: Click here for Jenny Wilson on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Rob Bishop on War & Peace
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Rob Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Aid the Syrian opposition with training & equipment. (Sep 2014)
  • Rated President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
John Curtis on War & Peace
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Curtis on other issues.
  • Rated President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
Mia Love on War & Peace
Republican House Member (District 4): Click here for Mia Love on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben McAdams on War & Peace
Democrat (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ben McAdams on other issues.
  • Rated President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
Chris Stewart on War & Peace
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
  • American Exceptionalism stands at crossroads of history. (Nov 2012)
  • Aid the Syrian opposition with training & equipment. (Sep 2014)
  • Rated President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Rocky Anderson on War & Peace
Justice Party challenger for President: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rocky Anderson on other issues.
  • We're a bully in the Mideast; no wonder they don't like us. (Oct 2012)
  • Work with Russia on peaceful resolution in Syria. (Oct 2012)
  • Crippling sanctions hurt the people of Iran who sympathize. (Oct 2012)
  • We went into Libya without authorization from Congress. (Oct 2012)
  • US out of Iraq & Afghanistan. (Feb 2012)
  • Invasion and occupation of Iraq is unjustified. (Jan 2007)
  • Iraq is a tragic unnecessary war. (Sep 2006)
  • Congress should have stopped Bush's pre-emptive war. (Sep 2006)
Vaughn Cook on War & Peace
Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate: Click here for Vaughn Cook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jonathan Johnson on War & Peace
Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate: Click here for Jonathan Johnson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Orrin Hatch on War & Peace
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 36 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • Supports air strikes to destroy Serbian military. (Jun 1999)
  • Supported arming Bosnians in 1992 & bombing Milosevic then. (Jun 1999)
  • No limits once engaged; but need a clear mission. (Jun 1999)
  • NATO actions did not cause refugees; we should respond. (Jun 1999)
  • If we continue air strikes, no need for ground troops. (Jun 1999)
  • Rambouillet is irrelevant: finish destroying Serb military. (Jun 1999)
  • Sanctions on Serbia until Milosevic falls. (Jun 1999)
  • Serbs should lose at least a part of Kosovo. (Jun 1999)
  • Air power should destroy military, not change regime. (Jun 1999)
  • No US peacekeepers unless goals are clear. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
  • CIA mischaracterized Iraq WMD & abused intelligence position. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq-al-Qaida contacts, but no complicity or assistance. (Jul 2004)
  • CIA knew State of the Union Iraq-Niger connection was false. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was not reconstituting its nuclear program. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was not developing its biological weapons program. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was not developing its chemical weapons program. (Jul 2004)
  • Iraq was developing missiles, but not to reach the US. (Jul 2004)
  • Deploy UN multinational peacekeeping force in Darfur. (Jul 2007)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored shutting down Iranian foreign reserves. (Jun 2013)
  • Iran must accept long-term intrusive nuke inspection. (Mar 2014)
  • No nuclear deal with Iran without Congressional input. (Mar 2015)
  • Support the completion of the US mission in Iraq. (Feb 2007)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Mitt Romney on War & Peace
Republican Challenger for UT Senator: Click here for 48 full quotes OR click here for Mitt Romney on other issues.
  • Abandonment of Kurds a "bloodstain" on American history. (Oct 2019)
  • Do whatever it takes to destroy ISIS-including ground troops. (Nov 2014)
  • ISIS: bad things happen as a result of inaction. (Jun 2014)
  • Don't allow Syria to give WMD to terrorists. (Sep 2013)
  • We can't kill our way out of the mess in the Islamic world. (Oct 2012)
  • Coordinated investment in Middle East to shift from jihad. (Oct 2012)
  • Syria is humanitarian disaster; arm the rebels. (Oct 2012)
  • No military involvement in Syria; work with our allies. (Oct 2012)
  • US should have supported 2009 Green Revolution in Iran. (Oct 2012)
  • Dissuade Iran from nukes by peaceful means, like sanctions. (Oct 2012)
  • Not conquest, but promoting human rights & free markets. (Sep 2012)
  • No daylight between the United States and Israel. (Sep 2012)
  • Troops to Syria if Assad spreads chemical weapons. (Aug 2012)
  • 1965: Picketed AGAINST Vietnam protestors. (Jan 2012)
  • 1966-68: Missionary deferment; 1969: drew high draft number. (Jan 2012)
  • Disagree with Israelis in private; stand with them in public. (Dec 2011)
  • If we reelect Barack Obama, Iran will have a nuclear weapon. (Nov 2011)
  • Crippling sanctions against Iran, & military, to stop nukes. (Nov 2011)
  • To Jihadists, democracy is blasphemous since people make law. (Feb 2008)
  • Let lawyers decide if authorization needed to attack Iran. (Oct 2007)
  • After surge, move to support phase, based in Kuwait. (Sep 2007)
  • Deal with Iran nukes with Dems at home & with allies abroad. (Sep 2007)
  • Slow progress vs. frightening consequences of withdrawal. (Aug 2007)
  • Itís time for people of America to show a surge of support. (Aug 2007)
  • You attack US and we respond; but use nonmilitary too. (Jan 2006)

    Afghanistan

  • Paksitani Pashtuns will rush to Afghan Taliban when we leave. (Oct 2012)
  • Leave Afghanistan when generals on the ground say so. (Jan 2012)
  • We should withdraw from Afghanistan after 2012. (Aug 2011)
  • Stay in Afghanistan until our generals say to leave. (Jun 2011)
  • Timetable for troop reduction ok; but not for withdrawal. (Jan 2008)
  • Keep option to attack Al Qaeda in Pakistan, but donít say it. (Aug 2007)
  • Osama bin Laden will die for the outrage he has exacted. (May 2007)

    Iraq

  • Leave 20,000 US troops in Iraq as an ongoing presence. (Jun 2014)
  • American resolve in Iraq counters jihad with fortitude. (Mar 2010)
  • Military should have private timetable for Iraq withdrawal. (Aug 2009)
  • $700B was well-spent to win freedom in Iraq. (Feb 2009)
  • Never, ever supported specific timetable for exit from Iraq. (Jan 2008)
  • It was the right decision to go into Iraq. (Jan 2008)
  • Supported timed withdrawal, but only by Iraqis and in secret. (Jan 2008)
  • Staying in Iraq protects lives of American citizens. (Dec 2007)
  • Right to invade Iraq, but not what came after. (Jun 2007)
  • FactCheck: Saddam didnít refuse UN inspectors prior to war. (Jun 2007)
  • Iraq part of global jihadist effort to bring down the West. (May 2007)
  • Donít decide policy by polls; donít leave Iraq precipitously. (May 2007)
  • Withdrawal from Iraq would be a mistake. (Dec 2006)
  • Bush gave inadequate rationale for Iraq war. (Nov 2006)
  • Supported the surge; never supported a timed withdrawal. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated President ok to use military force against Iran. (Feb 2020)
Jason Chaffetz on War & Peace
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Aid the Syrian opposition with training & equipment. (Sep 2014)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Jim Matheson on War & Peace
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Matheson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Mike Leavitt-Gov on War & Peace
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS and EPA: Click here for Mike Leavitt-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olene Walker on War & Peace
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on War & Peace
2010 Republican challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Merrill Cook on War & Peace
Former Republican (until 2001) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Paul Van Dam on War & Peace
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Van Dam on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Enid Waldholtz on War & Peace
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Enid Waldholtz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Ashdown on War & Peace
Democratic challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Pete Ashdown on other issues.
  • Re-equip armed forces for a new kind of enemy. (Jul 2006)
  • Iraqi referendum on replacing US troops. (Jul 2006)
  • Let Iraqis vote on how long they want the US to stay. (Jun 2006)
  • Prisoner abuse and torture deeply shame our nation. (Jan 2006)
Robert Bennett on War & Peace
Republican Jr Senator (UT): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bennett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards as terrorists. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on investigating contract awards in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on $86 billion for military operations in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on authorizing use of military force against Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted NO on authorizing air strikes in Kosovo. (Mar 1999)
  • Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism. (Oct 2001)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)
Jason Chaffetz on War & Peace
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
  • Aid the Syrian opposition with training & equipment. (Sep 2014)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Sam Granato on War & Peace
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Sam Granato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Hansen on War & Peace
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Hansen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Scott Howell on War & Peace
2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (UT): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Howell on other issues.
  • US into Iraq only as part of international effort. (Nov 2000)
Dan Liljenquist on War & Peace
Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Dan Liljenquist on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Cannon on War & Peace
Republican Representative (UT-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris Cannon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on authorizing military force in Iraq. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
Mike Lee on War & Peace
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
  • Led bipartisan War Powers resolution against Yemen war. (Apr 2019)
  • Militarily pressure Iran to abandon nuclear weapons ambition. (Jul 2010)
  • Stay in Afghanistan until all targets are neutralized. (Jul 2010)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (May 2012)
  • Iran must accept long-term intrusive nuke inspection. (Mar 2014)
  • No nuclear deal with Iran without Congressional input. (Mar 2015)
  • No military force against Iran without Congress approval. (Feb 2020)
Blake Moore on War & Peace
Republican (District 1): Click here for Blake Moore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Burgess Owens on War & Peace
Republican (District 4): Click here for Burgess Owens on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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