Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) will deliver the Tea Party’s response to President Obama’s State of the Union address next week.
“For the Tea Party movement, 2014 is not just about taking back the Senate, but it is also about putting forward conservative ideas that will allow for America to prosper. Senator Mike Lee has been both a Tea Party hero for supporters across the nation, and a conservative leader in the Upper Chamber,” Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer said in a statement.
The Republicans have not yet announced who will represent them in their response. Last year, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) delivered the GOP reaction to the annual address.
The State of the Union is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 28.