Evan McMullin on Foreign Policy

Conservative independent challenger


Strengthen our alliances with other free nations

Source: 2022 Utah Senate campaign website EvanMcMullin.com , Jun 10, 2022

The U.S. should remain in the United Nations

Q: Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations?

Evan McMullin: Yes

Source: iSideWith.org Voter Guide on 2016 Presidential hopefuls , Oct 1, 2016

Be strong with the Russians and Putin

Q: What about dealing with Putin?

McMullin: How have we gotten to the point where we're considering electing a President who is being played and manipulated by a former KGB officer?

Q: Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is a former KGB officer; haven't we had enough of that with Barack Obama?

McMullin: Absolutely. Not being strong enough with the Russians and Putin. This is the thing: Donald Trump, he fancies himself one of the world's best negotiators and that might allow him to do some branding deals. But that does not mean that he is sophisticated enough to go head to head with a former KGB officer. Putin, as the leader of Russia, presents a challenge to democracy and liberty across the country, across the world. Instability, even. His goal is to destabilize Europe and he's had some successes there. Obviously, in Ukraine, he's used force even to do it and his goal is to do the same thing in the United States, and Donald Trump is helping him do that.

Source: HeatSt.com on 2016 presidential hopefuls , Aug 17, 2016

American leadership instead of withdrawing from the world

Withdrawing from the world makes us less safe, not more. Without American leadership, the cause of liberty at home and abroad suffers, global instability increases and threats to the homeland multiply. America should foster the values of respect for human rights, national sovereignty and strong alliances that make the world more prosperous and stable.
Source: 2016 presidential campaign website EvanMcMullin.com , Aug 12, 2016

Advisor to U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Evan McMullin served for over ten years as an undercover Operations Officer with the CIA's National Clandestine Service. His assignments included multiple conflict zone tours of duty in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Following his CIA service, Evan worked in Goldman Sachs' Investment Banking Division where he advised a variety of companies in the technology, clean energy, industrial and healthcare industries on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising.

More recently, he served as a Senior Advisor on national security issues with the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the U.S. House of Representatives, and he's currently the Chief Policy Director with the House Republican Conference.

This spring, he came to campus to share his wealth of experience in conservative politics and unique insights into the past, present, and future of the Republican party.

Source: UPenn.edu Alumni Spotlight: 2016 presidential hopefuls , Aug 8, 2016

Democracies don't just happen on their own; US is the driver

McMullin claims the Obama administration's weakness in foreign policy has been a primary factor in the destabilization of the Middle East. McMullin blamed the Obama administration's withdrawn foreign policy for creating a power vacuum into which "destructive forces" have "surged." McMullin claimed that the U.S. has been "the primary driver of the world's security and economic order since World War II," and that the results have been mostly quite positive, including significant spread of democracy, "unparalleled prosperity," and "the absence of world wars."

"Free markets and liberal democracies don't just happen on their own; they require the support and leadership of powerful nations. It is our responsibility to be a force for good in the world," he asserted.

Source: StatesmanOnline.com on 2016 presidential hopefuls , Feb 15, 2016

Other candidates on Foreign Policy: Evan McMullin on other issues:
US Gubernatorial:
Ajamu Baraka
Al Gore
Al Sharpton
Alan Keyes
Alejandro Mayorkas
Amy Coney Barrett
Andre Barnett
Anthony Kennedy
Antony Blinken
Arvin Vohra
Ben Carson
Bernie Sanders
Bill Clinton
Bill Frist
Bill Richardson-2008
Bob Barr
Bob Graham
Brett Kavanaugh
Carol Moseley-Braun
Charles Vest
Chelsea Clinton
Chris Dodd
Chuck Baldwin
Clarence Thomas
Cynthia McKinney
Darrell Castle
David Cobb
David Koch
David Shulkin
Dick Gephardt
Don Blankenship
Donald Regan
Donald Trump
Duncan Hunter
Elena Kagan
Elizabeth Warren
Evan Bayh
Frank McEnulty
Fred Fielding
Fred Thompson
Gary Nolan
George Allen
George W. Bush
Gloria La Riva
Harry Browne
Henry Rowen
Herman Cain
Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton-2008
Howard Dean
Howard Schultz
Jamie Gorelick
Janet Yellen
Jill Stein
Jim Hedges
Jo Jorgensen
Joe Biden
Joe Sestak
John Bolton
John Edwards
John Kerry
John Lehman
John McCain
John Roberts
Joseph Lieberman
Kanye West
Ken Salazar
Ketanji Brown Jackson
Kirstjen Nielsen
Laurence Silberman
Liz Truss
Lloyd Austin
Lloyd Cutler
Marco Rubio
Marianne Williamson
Mark Stewart
Merrick Garland
Michael Badnarik
Michael Peroutka
Michele Bachmann
Mike Gravel
Neil Gorsuch
Newt Gingrich
Oprah Winfrey
Pat Buchanan
Patricia Wald
Paul Ryan
Pope Francis
Rahm Emanuel
Ralph Nader
Ray LaHood
Richard Ben-Veniste
Richard Levin
Rick Santorum
Robert Gates
Robert Steele
Rocky De La Fuente
Ron Paul
Roseanne Barr
Russell Feingold
Samuel Alito
Saul Alinsky
Scott Keller
Sonia Sotomayor
Stephen Breyer
Thad McCotter
Tom Daschle-2004
Tom Steyer
Virgil Goode
Walter Slocombe
Wesley Clark
William Studeman

US politicians
US Archives
Senate races 2021-22:
AK: Incumbent Lisa Murkowski(R)
vs.Challenger Kelly Tshibaka(R)
vs.2020 candidate Al Gross(D)
vs.State Sen. Elvi Gray-Jackson(D)
AL: Incumbent Richard Shelby(R) vs.U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks(R) vs.Ambassador Lynda Blanchard(R) vs.Katie Britt(R) vs.Judge Jessica Taylor(R) vs.Brandaun Dean(D) vs.Mike Durant(R) vs.State Rep. John Merrill(R)
vs.Will Boyd(D)
AR: Incumbent John Boozman(R)
vs.Candidate Dan Whitfield(D)
vs.Jake Bequette(R)
vs.Natalie James(D)
AZ: Incumbent Mark Kelly(D)
vs.CEO Jim Lamon(R) vs.Blake Masters(R)
vs.A.G. Mark Brnovich(R) vs.Mick McGuire(R)
vs.State Rep. Justin Olson(R)
CA: Incumbent Alex Padilla(D)
vs.2018 Senate candidate James Bradley(R)
vs.Lily Zhou(R)
vs.State Rep. Jerome Horton(D)
vs.Mark Meuser(R)
CO: Incumbent Michael Bennet(D)
vs.Eli Bremer(R)
vs.USAF Lt. Darryl Glenn(R)
vs.State Rep. Ron Hanks(R)
vs.Joe O`Dea(R)
CT: Incumbent Richard Blumenthal(D)
vs.Leora Levy(R)
vs.Challenger Joe Visconti(R)
vs.2018 & 2020 House candidate John Flynn(R)
vs.State Rep. Themis Klarides(R)
FL: Incumbent Marco Rubio(R)
vs.U.S.Rep. Val Demings(D)
vs.U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson(D)
GA: Incumbent Raphael Warnock(D)
vs.Navy vet Latham Saddler(R)
vs.Gary Black(R)
vs.Herschel Walker(R)
HI: Incumbent Brian Schatz(D)
vs.Bob McDermott(R)
IA: Incumbent Chuck Grassley(R)
vs.State Sen. Jim Carlin(R)
vs.Michael Franken(D)
vs.Bob Krause(D)
vs.Former U.S. Rep IA-1 Abby Finkenauer(D)
ID: Incumbent Mike Crapo(R)
vs.David Roth(D)
vs.James Vandermaas(D)
vs.Natalie Fleming(R)
IL: Incumbent Tammy Duckworth(D)
vs.Peggy Hubbard(R)
vs.Kathy Salvi(R)
IN: Incumbent Todd Young(R)
vs.Challenger Haneefah Abdul-Khaaliq(D)
vs.Psychologist Valerie McCray(D)
vs.Thomas McDermott(D)
KS: Incumbent Jerry Moran(R)
vs.Michael Soetaert(D)
vs.Mark Holland(D)
vs.Joan Farr(R)
KY: Incumbent Rand Paul(R)
vs.State Rep Charles Booker(D)
LA: Incumbent John Kennedy(R)
vs.Luke Mixon(D)
vs.Gary Chambers(D)

MD: Incumbent Chris Van Hollen(D)
vs.Chris Chaffee(R)
vs.Colin Byrd(D)
MO: Incumbent Roy Blunt(R)
vs.Trudy Busch Valentine(D)
vs.Eric Greitens(R) vs.Scott Sifton(D)
vs.Eric Schmitt(R) vs.Lucas Kunce(D)
vs.Mark McClosky(R) vs.Vicky Hartzler(R)
vs.Tim Shepard(D) vs.Billy Long(R) vs.State Sen. Dave Schatz(R)
NC: Incumbent Richard Burr(R,retiring)
Erica Smith(D) vs.Mark Walker(R)
vs.Ted Budd(R) vs.Pat McCrory(R)
vs.Cheri Beasley(D) vs.Rett Newton(D)
vs.Jeff Jackson(D) vs.Marjorie K. Eastman(R)
ND: Incumbent John Hoeven(R)
vs.Katrina Christiansen(D)
vs.Michael J. Steele(D)
vs.State Rep. Rick Becker(R)
NH: Incumbent Maggie Hassan(D)
vs.Don Bolduc(R)
vs.State Rep. Chuck Morse(R)
NV: Incumbent Catherine Cortez Masto(D)
vs.Adam Laxalt(R)
NY: Incumbent Chuck Schumer(D)
vs.Antoine Tucker(R)
vs.Joe Pinion(R)
OH: Incumbent Rob Portman(R,retiring)
Bernie Moreno(R,withdrew) vs.Tim Ryan(D)
vs.Jane Timken(R) vs.Josh Mandel(R)
vs.JD Vance(R) vs.Mike Gibbons(R)
vs.Morgan Harper(D) vs.Matt Dolan(R)
OK-6: Incumbent James Lankford(R)
vs.Joan Farr(R)
vs.Madison Horn(D)
OK-4: James Inhofe(R,resigning)
Luke Holland(R)
vs.Nathan Dahm(R) vs.Rep. Markwayne Mullin(R) vs.Speaker T.W. Shannon(R) vs.State Sen.Scott Pruitt(R) vs.Rep.Kendra Horn(D)
OR: Incumbent Ron Wyden(D)
vs.QAnon adherent Jo Rae Perkins(R)
vs.Jason Beebe(R)
PA: Incumbent Pat Toomey(R,retiring)
vs.Everett Stern(R) vs.Jeff Bartos(R)
vs.Val Arkoosh(D) vs.Carla Sands(R)
vs.John Fetterman(D) vs.Malcolm Kenyatta(D)
vs.Kathy Barnette(R) vs.Sharif Street(D)
vs.Conor Lamb(D) vs.Sean Parnell(R)
vs.Craig Snyder(R) vs.Mehmet Oz(R) vs.David McCormick(R)
SC: Incumbent Tim Scott(R)
vs.State Rep. Krystle Matthews(D)
SD: Incumbent John Thune(R)
vs.Veteran Brian Bengs(D)
UT: Incumbent Mike Lee(R) vs.Allen Glines(D)
vs.Austin Searle(D) vs.Evan McMullin(I)
VT: Incumbent Patrick Leahy(D)
vs.Gerald Malloy(R)
vs.Peter Welch(D)
WA: Incumbent Patty Murray(D)
vs.Challenger Tiffany Smiley(R)
WI: Incumbent Ron Johnson(R) vs.Tom Nelson(D)
vs.Sarah Godlewski(D) vs.Alex Lasry(D)
vs.Chris Larson(D) vs.Mandela Barnes(D)
Civil Rights
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Social Security
Tax Reform

Other Senators
Senate Votes (analysis)
Bill Sponsorships
Policy Reports
Group Ratings

Page last updated: Sep 24, 2022; copyright 1999-2022 Jesse Gordon and OnTheIssues.org