Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
Brian McCall

(Running)

Republican

John Murphy

(Running)

Republican

Todd Phelps

(Running)

Republican

Tejas Vakil

(Announced)

Democratic

Tejas Vakil

(Announced)

Democratic

Tom Wakely

(Running)

Democratic

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1/14/16 Letter to Treve Suazo, Chief Executive Officer, Platte River Networks - Security of Clinton Email Server 1/14/16 Smith, Babin Congratulate NASA Commercial Cargo Awardees 1/14/16 Letter to Ken Xei, Chief Executive Officer, Fortinet, Inc. - Security of Clinton Email Server 1/14/16 Letter to Victor Nappe, Chief Executive Officer, SECNAP Network Security Corp. - Security of Clinton Email Server 1/14/16 Smith Scrutinizes Security of Clinton Email Server 1/14/16 Letter to Austin McChord, Chief Executive Officer, Datto, Inc. - Security of Clinton Email Server 1/13/16 Smith Statement on Pebble Mine IG Report 1/12/16 Committee Approves Bipartisan Nuclear Energy Bill 1/08/16 Hearing of the Research and Technology Subcommittee and the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Smith, Hearing on Cybersecurity: What the Federal Government Can Learn from the Private Sector 1/07/16 The Washington Examiner - Rep. Lamar Smith: Climate Exaggeration 12/22/15 Smith Praises Successful SpaceX Landing 12/16/15 Smith Responds to NOAA Delivery of Documents and Communications 12/15/15 Letter to the Hon. Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense - Female GITMO Service Members Policy 12/14/15 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Take Action on Cottonseed 12/14/15 Smith: EPA Broke Law in Colluding with Activists 12/12/15 Smith Statement on Paris Climate Deal 12/10/15 DHS Science and Technology Reform and Improvement Act of 2015 12/10/15 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 12/09/15 65 Percent Say Media Has ``Negative Effect'' On Country 12/09/15 Media Ignore Administration Scandals 12/09/15 Media Bias Poses a Threat to Our Country 12/09/15 A Majority of Immigrant Households rely on Welfare 12/07/15 Climate Change Sounds Fishy 12/03/15 Hearing of the Energy Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Smith, Hearing on the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act 12/02/15 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Refusal To Submit Refugee Report 12/02/15 Committee Event: Live from the International Space Station 12/01/15 Smith Questions President's Statement Tying Miami Floods to Climate Change 12/01/15 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Smith, Hearing on Pitfalls of Unilateral Negotiations at the Paris Climate Change Conference 12/01/15 Letter to the Hon. Penny Pritzker, Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce - Demanding Communications from NOAA's Non-Scientists as First Step 12/01/15 Smith Statement on Bills to Block EPA Regs 11/30/15 Smith Statement on EPA's Final RFS Rule 11/26/15 Washington TImes - NOAA's Climate Change Science Fiction 11/24/15 Smith, Babin Praise Successful Reusable Rocket Test in Texas 11/23/15 Letter to the Hon. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Member Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Commitment to Oversight 11/19/15 Committee Introduces Bipartisan Nuclear R&D Bill 11/18/15 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Energy of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Alexander, Hearing on Recommendations of the Commission to Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories 11/18/15 Letter to the Hon. Penny Pritzker, Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce - NOAA Communications after Allegations Climate Study was Rushed 11/18/15 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Smith, Hearing on The Administration's Empty Promises for the International Climate Treaty 11/18/15 Lawmakers Call for Temperary Suspension of All Resettlement Services 11/18/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Halt Acceptance of Refugees 11/16/15 Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 11/16/15 House Sends Crucial Commercial Space Bill to President's Desk 11/16/15 Breitbart.com - Changing the Data to Get Climate Change 11/10/15 McCarthy, Smith Praise Senate Passage of Commercial Space Legislation 11/06/15 Smith: Keystone Rejection a Loss for Americans 11/05/15 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Smith, Hearing on Examining EPA's Predetermined Efforts to Block the Pebble Mine 11/04/15 Letter to the Hon. Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA Obstruction 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 11/03/15 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 10/29/15 Upton, Goodlatte, Chabot, Smith, and Pitts Announce Legislation to Assist Victims and Families of Terrorist Attacks