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Apr 27, 2016 Letter

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The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Secretary of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Nebraska Avenue Complex
3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20528

Dear Secretary Johnson:

Apr 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement after sending a letter to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson about recent reports of widespread fraud by international students taking the SAT, and the effects of this fraud on the U.S. student visa system.

Mar 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after introducing the #ProtectOurDevices Act.

Mar 10, 2016 Letter

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Director James Comey
FBI Headquarters
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20535-0001

Dear Director Comey,

Mar 10, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after sending a bipartisan letter to FBI Director James Comey requesting a classified briefing on the details of their investigation into the San Bernardino terrorist’s phone and the related legal case.

Mar 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon reintroduction of the Expedited Family Reunification Act. 

Jan 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement in response to a District Court ruling rejecting the President’s assertion that “executive privilege” bars Congress’ access to documents about a Department of Justice program that used government agents as straw-man buyers and procured thousands of weapons for Mexican cartels.

Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement in response to President Obama address to the nation about his proposal to amend gun laws through executive order.

“The President doesn’t seem to understand the nature of a democracy, which was made even clearer at today’s address.   The American people, through our elected representatives, make the laws of the nation.  Presidents don’t have the power to singularly change them when it suits their mood.  That’s not a democracy.

Sep 18, 2015 Letter

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The Honorable Ash Carter
Secretary
Department of Defense
The Pentagon
Washington, DC 20301

Dear Secretary Carter:

Aug 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement on news that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had released three dangerous illegal aliens into Pinal County, Arizona.