Press Releases

Sep 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released this statement following the reports of a fifth test of a nuclear weapon by North Korea.

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Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released this statement following the House passage of his resolution to commend cooperation between the United States, South Korea, and Japan, and promote stability in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Sep 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement on word of the passing of conservative icon and Eagle Forum President Phyllis Schlafly.

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.

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Jul 14, 2016 Press Release
Ends Wasteful EPA Grants on “Environmental Justice”

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.

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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 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.

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Jul 8, 2016 Press Release
Slashes Funding to Government Sand Dumping

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 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.

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