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Feb 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement in response to North Korea's test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

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Feb 3, 2016 Press Release
Bicameral legislation would move AZ, NV, MT, ID, and AK out of overburdened 9th Circuit

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) today introduced the bicameral Judicial Administration and Improvement Act, a bill to move Arizona, Nevada, Montana, Idaho, and Alaska out of the oversized and overworked 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and into a newly-established 12th Circuit.

Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon House passage of H.R. 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act.

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Feb 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement after the U.S.S. Curtis Wilber exercised the U.S.'s freedom to navigate in international waters.

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Jan 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement after a Taiwanese pilot was killed during a training mission in Arizona.

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Jan 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement in response to a District Court ruling rejecting the President’s assertion that “executive privilege” bars Congress’ access to documents about a Department of Justice program that used government agents as straw-man buyers and procured thousands of weapons for Mexican cartels.

Jan 16, 2016 Press Release
I’m proud that we were able to #FreeAmir

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after reading reports that the Iranian Government had announced plans to release four prisoners holding dual-citizenship with the United States, including imprisoned former U.S. Marine and Arizona native, Amir Hekmati.

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Jan 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement after successful elections in Taiwan.

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Jan 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement after Islamic State attacks on Indonesia.

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Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement after a bill he cosponsored, H.R. 757, the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act, was passed by the House of Representatives.

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