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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:

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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.

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Smith expected to exceed 60%

Congressman Chris Smith is leading Democrat Stephanie Schmid 59.2%-39.2% as of Friday afternoon and is expected to break the 60% threshold with the late reporting results throughout the 4th congressional district trending Republican.

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Republican gains continue in Monmouth returns

Ross Licitra, Lillian Burry and Christine Giordano Hanlon

Monmouth County Republicans have recovered from the shock of seeing Democrats leading the ballot counts on Election Day and are getting ready to celebrate.

With 296,966 ballots reported at 5:05 on Friday afternoon, Republican County candidates are showing the dominant leads that the GOP has enjoyed in Monmouth for many years.

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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.

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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.

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Smith’s legislation would boost health and fitness industry


Rep. Smith and Kevin McHugh, CEO of the Atlantic Club in Wall Township, discuss the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the health and fitness center.

Two bills co-sponsored by Congressman Chris Smith are lifelines for the struggling health and fitness industry.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 27th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Schmid stands by her lies

Stephanie Schmid

Stephanie Schmid, the unemployed lawyer who lives with her mother and is running against Congressman Chris Smith, hung up on a reporter when given the chance to correct documented lies in her campaign mailer about Smith’s votes on protecting healthcare coverage with people with preexisting conditions and an “age tax.”

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Schmid gets crushed in APP debate with Smith

Stephanie Schmid, the truth challenged Democrat running against Congressman Chris Smith in the 4th congressional district, was once again exposed and a blatant liar this afternoon during a facebook live debate hosted by the Asbury Park Press.

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Smith and Van Drew propose Social Security Increases for Seniors

New Jersey’s Republican congressmen, Chris Smith (NJ-4) and Jeff Van Drew (NJ-2) today proposed legislation that would retroactively grant a cost of living (COLA) increase to senior citizens collecting social security for 2020 and further increase seniors’ income in 2021, according to an announcement from Smith office.

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