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Rep Chris Smith drops twitter

Congressman Chris Smith deactivated his twitter account over the weekend.

Smith’s office put out the following statement regarding the account which had over 30,000 followers yet was infrequently updated:

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 18th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith | Tags: , | 6 Comments »

Congressman Chris Smith’s remarks regarding the impeachment of President Trump

Congressman Chris Smith

With just 7 days remaining in his term, today’s highly partisan rush to impeach the President is being done without knowing the whole truth which takes time, effort and serious scrutiny to establish.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 13th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Donald Trump | Tags: , , , | 25 Comments »

Rep Smith’s statement on the murder of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick

USCP Officer Brian D. Sicknick

Congressman Chris Smith issued the following statement today regarding the murder of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick’s murder:

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 8th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Rep Chris Smith condemns the violence at U.S. Capitol

Congressman Chris Smith

Congressman Chris Smith, the longest serving member of the House of Representatives in New Jersey history, issued the following statement condemning the criminal acts of violence at the United States Capitol today:

“I unequivocally condemn the assault on the Capitol today and those who committed violence, vandalism and other crimes should be prosecuted to the greatest extent of the law.  

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 6th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Rep Chris Smith condemns the violence at U.S. Capitol

Congressman Smith votes ‘Yes’ for $2000 COVID-19 stimulus checks

Congressman Chris Smith

Congressman Chris Smith was one of 44 Republicans in the House of Representatives to vote in favor of the $2000 stimulus checks today. The measure, which was demanded by President Trump last week, passed on the House floor, 275-134.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: December 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, COVID-19 | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Congressman Smith votes ‘Yes’ for $2000 COVID-19 stimulus checks

Smith statement as House debates Belarus Democracy, Human Rights and Sovereignty Act of 2020

Washington, November 18, 2020

The following are excerpts of remarks by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) in the House of Representatives during debate on H.R. 8428, Belarus Democracy, Human Rights, and Sovereignty Act of 2020 on November 18, 2020:

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: November 25th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith | Tags: , | Comments Off on Smith statement as House debates Belarus Democracy, Human Rights and Sovereignty Act of 2020

Champions of the 2020 Election: Monmouth County Edition

By Art Gallagher

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon and Congressman Chris Smith

The Presidential election is still being litigated, yet in Monmouth County, NJ where it took 10 days to count and report 97% of the ballots in the unprecedented paper ballot election ordered by Governor Murphy, the Monmouth County Republican Organization has scored huge undisputed victories. The Golden Era in Monmouth County continues stronger than ever.

Congressman Chris Smith and Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon are stand outs this election season.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: November 16th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, Christine Hanlon, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »

Smith’s bill to assist Veterans with PTSD passes in the Senate

Legislation authored by Congressman Chris Smith that will help military veterans treat their PTSD through enhanced outdoor medical therapy and recreation passed in the U.S. Senate last night, the eve of Veterans Day, and is on its way to the White House to be signed into law.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: November 11th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Veterans | Tags: , , , | 4 Comments »

Smith wins decisively in NJ-4

Congressman Chris Smith scored a decisive victory in the 4th Congressional District of New Jersey, defeating Democrat Stephanie Schmid in all three Counties in the district.

With an estimated 70% of the votes reported in the district, Smith leads Schmid 57%-42% on Wednesday morning, according to Decision Desk HQ.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: November 4th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith | Tags: , | 2 Comments »

Smith’s historic anti-trafficking victims law marks 20th year

COVID-19 puts more children at risk of exploitation

                                                                                    By Rep. Chris Smith

            Today—October 28th—marks 20th anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000—the comprehensive, historic law that I authored to aggressively combat sex and labor trafficking both within the United States and around the world.

The TVPA created a new, well-funded whole-of-government domestic and international strategy and established numerous new programs to Protect victims, Prosecute traffickers and to the extent possible,Prevent human trafficking in the first place.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, COVID-19, Human Trafficking, Opinion | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Smith’s historic anti-trafficking victims law marks 20th year