Michael B. Enzi was born in 1944 and is currently serving as the senior United States Senator from Wyoming. Senator Enzi’s seat is up for reelection in 2020. He has announced that will not seek another term.
Enzi was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1996 and was reelected in 2002, 2008, and 2014. Enzi started his political career by being elected a Mayor of Gillette, Wyoming, in 1974, and he held the position until 1982. He served on the Wyoming legislature, first on the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1987 to 1991, and on the Wyoming Senate from 1991 to 1997.
Senator Enzi is currently the Chairman of the Budget Committee. He also serves on the Finance Committee; the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee; the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee; and the Joint Committee on Taxation.
Below is Senator Enzi’s voting record and public positions on issues important to the Jewish community.
Senator Enzi opposed the Iran nuclear deal. He opposed UN Security Council Resolution 2334, which claimed that Israel’s settlements have no legal validity.
In 2019, he voted for the Strengthening America’s Middle East Security Act which, among other things strengthens Israel’s security, and allows a state or local government to adopt measures to divest its assets from entities that boycott Israel.
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Opposed the Iran nuclear deal https://www.enzi.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2015/9/enzi-iran-nuclear-agreement-is-a-dangerous-deal
Voted For the Strengthening America’s Middle East Security Act of 2019 https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=116&session=1&vote=00016
Opposed UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and supported the two-state solution https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-resolution/6/cosponsors