Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Foreign Affairs

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Oct 16, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement upon hearing news that Venezuela had been elected as a member of the United Nations Security Council.

“Today’s election of Venezuela as a non-permanent member to the United Nations Security Council representing GRULAC (the Latin America and Caribbean Group) is a terrible blow to the region’s commitment to human rights and democracy.

Oct 1, 2014 Press Release

Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
“Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: Our Marine in Mexican Custody”
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Sep 30, 2014 Press Release

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.

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 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 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep.

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 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), Chairman of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, sent a letter to Mexico’s Attorney General, Jesús Murillo Karam, to express their concern for the well-being of U.S. Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi and to call for his immediate release.