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Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, and Rep. Eliot Engel (NY-16), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after introducing a bill to strengthen international cooperation and support freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the thirteenth bill in his 2016 Shrink our Spending Initiative to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to end the EPA’s “Environmental Justice” grants, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, released the following statement on a UN tribunal’s ruling in matter of The Republic of Philippines v. The People’s Republic of China.

Jul 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement after sending a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, cosigned by 43 members, asking her to appoint a special prosecutor to make a prosecution decision for Sec. Hillary Clinton.

Jul 11, 2016 Letter

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch
U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530

Dear Attorney General Lynch,

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, released the following statement upon learning that the United States would be deploying a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to the Korean Peninsula.

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) announced the twelfth bill in his 2016 Shrink our Spending Initiative to highlight and cut wasteful taxpayer-funded programs. Upon introduction of his latest bill to cut losses for the government’s “beach renourishment program”, Rep. Salmon released the following statement:

Jul 7, 2016 Remark

Chairman Salmon’s Opening Statement
As Prepared for Delivery

Committee on Foreign Affairs - Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
Committee on Armed Services - Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
South China Sea Maritime Disputes
Thursday, July 7, 2016 | 3:30 pm

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement upon word that the Department of the Treasury announced additional sanctions against North Korea.

Jul 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement after FBI Director James Comey announced the findings of the FBI’s investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server:

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In The News

Mar 23, 2016 In The News

Amid the debate playing out in the American public about the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s case against Apple, a House Republican from Arizona introduced a bill that would prevent the government from pressing similar cases in the future.

Mar 11, 2016 In The News

In the movies, it’s the hitman who carries a silencer while slinking around the shadows. In real life, sportsmen use sound suppressors for their firearms at the shooting range, Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz., says.

Jan 28, 2016 In The News

Gov. Doug Ducey is spearheading a new push to remove Arizona from the overworked and backlogged 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Jan 28, 2016 In The News

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is pushing to remove Arizona from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He says the state should move to another circuit or join a newly created one.

The 9th Circuit has been liberal leaning in decisions, and it has an extreme caseload causing a major backlog. Critics of the move say it's motivated by politics, not justice.

Jan 14, 2016 In The News

One can get extremely down and cynical if their brother is unjustly imprisoned while on vacation in a foreign country. The days are long, hope ebbs and flows and there are more bad days than good. I, however, am writing about a good day—one that gives me some hope.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Democratic Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Keith Ellison are urging colleagues to invite Muslim Americans as guests to Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. So far, more than a dozen lawmakers — mostly Democrats — have heeded their call.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Az.) has joined a group of lawmakers expressing concerns that China is continuing to misrepresent its behavior in cyberspace. 

Jan 11, 2016 In The News
China's bitter battle to rewrite the rules of the Internet persisted in December in the historic town of Wuzhen. There, China held its second World Internet Conference. The theme was identical to last year's -- "an interconnected world shared and governed by all" -- but the context surrounding this WIC was quite different.
 
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Jan 5, 2016 In The News

Several Republicans threatened to use Congress’s annual spending bills to hit back at gun control policies announced by President Obama on Tuesday, furious at the president’s attempt to sidestep Congress on such a controversial issue.

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