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WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding the launching of his District Issue Advisory Committees:
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced he will join other top national conservative leaders in speaking at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held this week in Washington, D.C. Salmon is slated to speak on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:15 AM ET. Salmon released the following statement regarding his upcoming speech at CPAC:
Representative Matt Salmon [R-AZ-05]
Before the Committee on the Budget, U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515
March 6, 2013
As prepared for delivery
Republicans in Congress said they were disappointed, though not surprised, that President Barack Obama's State of the Union address offered them few olive branches, seeing it as part of a second-term strategy by Mr. Obama to adopt a more confrontational strategy in dealing with the opposition party.
Republicans found little to applaud in the president's list of new initiatives and liberal policies. They voiced skepticism about his promise that his proposals, if enacted, would not add to the deficit.
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement in reaction to the State of the Union address by President Obama,
“Fourteen years ago, I sat in this chamber when President Clinton declared during his State of the Union address that the ‘era of big government is over’. After listening tonight to President Obama’s State of the Union, I can sum his speech up in two words: 'it’s back.'
More government and higher taxes are not the solutions to today’s fiscal problems.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following statement regarding his vote against raising the debt ceiling.