Representative Christopher 'Chris' H. Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 4, Republican
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11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 10/08/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Congressional-Executive Commission On China Annual Report 9/01/15 Wicker, Smith Statement on Sentencing of Investigative Journalist in Azerbaijan 8/21/15 Smith: Iran Nuclear Deal Egregiously Flawed, Will Vote No 8/13/15 CECC Chairs Say Human Rights Dialogue "Critical Opportunity' to Discuss China's "Abysmal Human Rights Record' Ahead of Xi Visit 8/12/15 Obama Administration Ignores Its Own Findings; Turns a Blind Eye to American Children Abducted in Japan 7/28/15 Iranian Nuclear State "Inevitable" Under Flawed Weapons Deal 7/27/15 Maloney, Smith Target Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labor with Bipartisan Supply Chain Transparency Bill 7/27/15 Cuba and Malaysia Taken Off 'Bad Actors' Trafficking List for Political Reasons 7/24/15 Smith Calls on Administration to Fight Trafficking w/ Truth & Hold Nations Accountable 7/23/15 The Unfolding Crisis in Burundi 7/21/15 The Goldman Act to Return Abducted American Children: Ensuring Accurate Numbers and Administration Action 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/17/15 State Dept. Defends Goldman Act Report after Smith, Author of Law, 'Left Behind' Parents Criticize Flaws 7/16/15 Letter to Cui Tiankai, Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. - Uyghur Asylum-Seekers, Arrest of Lawyers and Activists 7/07/15 Is Academic Freedom Threatened by China's Influence on U.S. Universities 6/25/15 An Agreement with Iran Must Bar its Path to Nuclear Weapons 6/24/15 China's Growing Influence on U.S. Universities Topic of June 25 House Hearing 6/19/15 A Look Ahead -- June 22-26 6/17/15 Ongoing Human Rights Violations by Vietnamese Gov't, Trade Topics at Hearing 6/16/15 Human Rights Violations in Vietnam Focus of House Hearing on June 17 6/15/15 Urging Iran to Release All Detained United States Citizens and Provide Any Information Regarding United States Citizens That Have Disappeared Within Its Borders 6/15/15 UPDATED: A Look Ahead -- June 15-19 6/12/15 The Future of U.S.-Zimbabwe Relations 6/12/15 USA TODAY - Manalapan Man Adds Testimony to Congressional Abduction Case 6/05/15 A Look Ahead -- June 8-12 6/03/15 Can Dream of Human Rights & Democracy in China Survive Current Crackdown? 6/03/15 Hultgren Named to Congressional-Executive Commission on China 5/29/15 Troubled U.S.-Zimbabwe Relations Focus of House Hearing 5/28/15 Letter to Truong Tan Sang, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam - Political Prisoners 5/22/15 Chairman Smith Comments on Burundi Violence 5/21/15 Developments in Rwanda 5/20/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S. Support for Rohingya Muslims 5/14/15 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders 4/30/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Human Rights and Labor Standards in Trans-Pacific Partnership 4/30/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy 4/30/15 Smith Unveils Bipartisan Bill to Promote Freedom, Human Rights as Priority in U.S.-Vietnam Relations 4/28/15 Need for a Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Focus of House Hearing 4/22/15 Smith to Chair Hearing on Armenian Genocide 100 Years Ago; Hearing set for Thurs. April 23 4/16/15 After Paris and Copenhagen: Responding to the Rising Tide of Anti-Semitism 4/15/15 Bill to Promote Cuban Human Rights Introduced in House of Representatives 4/15/15 One Hundred Years Later, Armenian Genocide Deniers Persist 4/14/15 Asbury Park Press - SMITH: U.S. Must End its Denial of Armenian Genocide 4/14/15 - Brookdale Commemorates Armenian Genocide 100th Anniversary with Exhibits, Book Release 4/01/15 Smith Congratulates Incoming Nigerian President, Calls for Peaceful Political Transition 4/01/15 Smith Congratulates Incoming Nigerian President, Calls for Peaceful Political Transition 3/29/15 Smith Calls on Nigerian Presidential Candidates to Urge Their Supporters to Maintain Calm 3/24/15 Rep. Smith Chairs Hearing on Terrorist Threats to European Jewish Communities 3/24/15 Opening Statement By Chair Chris Smith: Where is the United States? 3/24/15 Rep. Smith, Bipartisan Group of Members Launch the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism