Representative Lamar Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
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7/13/16 Rep. Smith Protects Health Care Providers' Conscience Rights 6/30/16 Smith Statement on Green 20 Attorney General's Withdrawal of Climate Change Subpoena 5/18/16 Letter to Various Environmental Activist Organizations - Coordinated Efforts to Deprive Scientists of First Amendment Rights 3/24/16 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Human services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Repeal Obamacare's HHS Mandate 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 12/10/14 Knoxville News Centennial - ET Lawmakers: "Partisan' Terrorism Report Puts American Security at Risk 6/02/14 Smith Intelligence Accountability Bill Passes House 5/01/14 Smith Sponsors NSA Internal Watchdog Act 7/25/13 Smith to Holder: Don't Mess with Texas 5/22/13 Letter to Honorable James M. Cole, Deputy Attorney General - AP Wiretapping 12/18/12 Video Privacy Protection Act Amendments Act of 2012 9/25/12 Letter to Attorney General Holder 9/12/12 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 7/13/12 Smith: DOJ's Challenge to Texas Law Crumbles in Court 7/05/12 Smith: DOJ Relied on Democratic Data Firm in Challenge to Texas Law 6/19/12 Committee Approves FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization 6/18/12 Expressing Regret for Passage of Laws Adversely Affecting the Chinese in the United States 6/05/12 Media Bias Against Faith Reporting 4/18/12 Hearing of the Constitution Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Wrongs: Oversight of the Justice Department's Voting Rights Enforcement 3/21/12 Hearing of the Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Secure Identification: The REAL ID Act's Minimum Standards for Driver's Licenses and Identification Cards 9/27/11 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General 6/01/11 Hearing of the Constitution Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Oversight Hearing on the Justice Department Civil Rights Division 2/14/11 Extending Counterterrorism Authorities 10/15/10 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Perez, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Justice 7/14/10 Media Show Double Standard on Prosecution of Media Leaks 6/17/10 Chaffetz, Conyers, Smith, Issa and Bachus Call for FOIA to Apply to Fannie-Freddie 11/19/09 Smith Requests DOJ Docs On Gitmo Trials 11/10/09 Smith and Wolf Press for Results on New Black Panther Investigation 6/24/09 Markup of H.Res. 537, Requesting that the President and Directing that the Attorney General Transmit to the House of Representatives All Information in their Possession Relating to Specific Communications Regarding Detainees... 6/12/09 Don't Give Terrorists Constitutional Rights 5/07/09 Press Conference With Rep. John A. Boehner - Keep Terrorists Out Of America Act 4/02/09 Family Smoking Prevention And Tobacco Control Act 2/10/09 Recognizing The 50th Anniversary Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's Visit To India 1/21/09 Observing the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. 9/27/08 Prohibiting Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Defamation Judgments 7/31/08 Media Fairness Initiative: Media Donations Favor Democrats 4/01/08 Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1/29/08 Voter ID Media Bias 6/20/07 Smith Civil Rights Bill Approved 6/13/07 Civil Rights Bill Approved 4/19/07 District Of Columbia House Voting Rights Act Of 2007 3/21/07 Judicial Disclosure Responsibility Act 1/16/07 Observing The Birthday Of Martin Luther King, Jr. 10/08/04 CRS Letter Clarifying Effects of H.R. 4571, The Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act

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