More on Congressional Issues
Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) tonight issued the following statement upon the House passage of a government spending bill that funded the President’s illegal executive action:
“Tonight, I was proud to stand on the side of our Constitution and vote against funding President Obama’s plan to continue flouting the laws of our nation by providing funds for his illegal and unconstitutional executive actions.
Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following response to President Obama’s unilateral immigration actions.
“Tonight, President Obama announced to America that he would disregard both our Constitution and the will of the American people.
“The American people resoundingly rejected the President's policies on the ballot just a few short weeks ago, and it is the American people who are sick and tired of a President who continues to unilaterally change our laws through executive orders and govern as if he is a monarch.
Washington, D.C.— Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today sent a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers and Ranking Member Nita Lowey asking them to prohibit funding President Obama’s intentions to unlawfully distribute work permits and green cards for illegal immigrants currently in the United States.
The Honorable Harold Rogers
The Honorable Nita Lowey
Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following statement upon being notified that U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi’s case has resulted in his release from a Mexican prison.
“I am truly overjoyed to hear the news that our Marine Sgt. Tahmooressi is finally coming home to America.
Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued a Dear Colleague to Republican Members of the House of Representatives urging them to consider this administration’s repeated actions before moving legislation that would reform our immigration system.
Dear Republican Colleague:
The Honorable Jeh Johnson
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Washington, DC 20528
Dear Secretary Johnson:
We write regarding the assignment of new Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at ports of entry in Arizona.
Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
“Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: Our Marine in Mexican Custody”
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will convene a hearing TOMORROW to examine the plight of U.S. Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi. The hearing is entitled, “Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: Our Marine in Mexican Custody” and will begin at 10 am ET.