Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Lamar Smith (TX-21), Roger Williams (TX-25), Michael McCaul (TX-10) and John Carter (TX-31) announced that the U.S. Army selected Austin, Texas as the site for its Futures Command Center.

Jul 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States.  

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Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) today opposed the “compromise” Border Security and Immigration Reform Act. The bill was defeated by a vote of 121-301.

Jun 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court upholding President Trump’s executive action that strengthened vetting of immigrants who come from countries that have been designated as a security threat.

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) gave the following statement on his vote in support of the Securing America’s Future Act (H.R. 4760).

Jun 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Smith issued the following response to the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report on FBI action ahead of the 2016 election and their handling of the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State:

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) voted to provide critical resources for our national security with his support for the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bipartisan bill passed 351-66.

Apr 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) issued the following statement on the passing of former first lady Barbara Bush.  

Apr 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, April 17, Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) gave the following statement on Tax Day.

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Smith voted for a balanced budget amendment (H.J. Res. 2) to the Constitution to restore fiscal responsibility and accountability to federal government spending. The proposal for a balanced budget amendment did not pass in the House with a vote of 233-184.

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