Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

In The News

Jul 15, 2014 In The News

House GOP leaders on Tuesday said they will insist that changes to a human trafficking law be included in any legislation responding to the wave of child immigrants crossing the border.

Jul 12, 2014 In The News

A Tea Party lawmaker says his bill to deal with the border crisis is attracting a slew of Republican support.

Jul 11, 2014 In The News

A bill that would cut the red tape in deporting illegal immigrant children who have been sneaking across the U.S. Mexico border by the thousands is being fast-tracked by U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon of Arizona.

Jul 10, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON—Senior Senate Democrats are expressing concern that President Barack Obama's plans to speed up deportation of thousands of children crossing the southern border could hamper a careful review of the migrants' cases and potentially return them to danger back home.

Jul 10, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “I don’t how to say it, being a guy who doesn’t curse a lot,” Arizona Republican Rep. Matt Salmon responded when asked about President Obama’s $3.7 billion supplemental emergency request to deal with the ongoing crisis at the border.

Apr 3, 2014 In The News

Arizona can celebrate a big win along the border. The credit goes to the state's U.S. House delegation. Last month, eight members signed a letter seeking additional Customs' officers at the ports of entry. 

They asked for 500 new officers, which is what Arizona needs. 

They got 170. Well, it's a start. It will help. 

Mar 19, 2014 In The News

At a recent hearing of the Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on America's future in Asia, I noted the efforts of President Ma Ying-jeou of Taiwan, one of the leaders in the region I most admire, to resolve regional disputes peacefully by exercising restraint.

Mar 14, 2014 In The News

March 13 (BNA) -- Secretary of State John Kerry on March 13 defended his comments last month that put climate change in the top tier of global threats including terrorism and weapons of mass destruction, warning the House Foreign Affairs Committee that if action is not taken soon “life on the Earth could literally end.”

Jan 5, 2014 In The News

ICYMI: Rep. Salmon on Face the Nation

In case you missed it, Rep. Salmon joined CBS's Sunday morning show Face the Nation to talk about unemployment insurance and the fiscal state of the nation.

January 5, 2014 - CBS's Face the Nation