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Sen. Mike Lee insists in Utah debate he’s not always loyal to Trump
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Sen. Mike Lee insists in Utah debate he’s not always loyal to Trump

Orem, Utah — Fending off attacks from his independent challenger, Sen. Mike Lee of Utah worked to distinguish himself from former President Donald Trump in a contentious debate Monday evening."I stood against my party time and time again to oppose reckless spending. I will do it again and again and again. We need people who say no," the second-term Republican said. Lee repeatedly pointed to his voting record and twice told the audience at Utah Valley University that he voted less in line with Trump than all but two Republican senators - Rand Paul and Susan Collins. "To suggest that I'm beholden to either party, that I've been a bootlicker for either party is folly. And it's contradicted by the plain facts," Lee said. Lee faces a challenge from E...