Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Defense and National Security

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More on Defense and National Security

Oct 14, 2014 Letter

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The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Secretary
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.

Oct 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) signed a bipartisan letter urging President Obama to impose increased screening and travel restrictions to help curtail the potential spread of Ebola in the United States.  He issued the following statement:

Oct 8, 2014 Letter

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The Honorable Barack Obama
President
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, DC 20500

Dear President Obama:

Sep 26, 2014 Letter

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The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Washington, D.C. 20528

Dear Secretary Johnson,

Sep 19, 2014 In The News

Muslim community leaders are worried that some elected officials in Arizona and across the country are stoking a rise in Islamophobia in the wake of recent beheadings and other terrorist acts by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militant group.

They cite as just one example a training session Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery scheduled for today that purports to teach law-enforcement officers in the Valley about the threat of Islamic terrorists.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement addressing the Continuing Resolution, H.J. Res. 124, that passed the House of Representatives earlier today.

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following response to President Obama’s address to the nation regarding his strategy to eliminate ISIS.

Sep 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following statement after urging the President to take action under existing law to limit the ability of U.S. citizens who are known terrorists to infiltrate the United States on U.S. passports.

Sep 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following statement on news reports of the beheading of Time journalist Steven Sotloff by members of the terrorist group ISIS.

“My prayers and condolences go out to the family of Steven Sotloff, who was brutally executed by ISIS barbarians.  This public execution is another reminder that ISIS terrorists will stop at nothing to advance its terror throughout the region and bring this fight to America’s shores.

Sep 2, 2014 Letter

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The Honorable Jeh Johnson
Secretary
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Nebraska Avenue Complex
3801 Nebraska Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20528

Dear Secretary Johnson: