State Department releases 20th annual Trafficking in Persons Report

Rep Smith, author of landmark law, recognised for years of fighting Human Trafficking

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WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) joined Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Presidential Advisor Ivanka Trump, and U.S. anti-trafficking ambassador John Richmond today at the State Department for the release of the 20th annual “Trafficking in Persons” or TIP Report mandated by Smith’s groundbreaking human trafficking law enacted in 2000.       

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White House Marks 20th Anniversary of Smith’s Landmark Trafficking Law


WASHINGTON, DC— Rep. Chris Smith joined President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, Attorney General William Barr, and other congressional and State Department officials at the White House today to mark the 20th year since enactment of Smith’s landmark Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA, Public Law 106-386). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 1st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Donald Trump, Human Trafficking | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Ivanka Trump coming to Jersey Shore to discuss GOP’s tax plan

BERKELEY — Ivanka Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are set to discuss the Republican tax reform plan in New Jersey. They’ll join Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur at the invitation-only event at the Bayville Fire Hall in Ocean County on Monday. Trump has been promoting the plan at appearances throughout the country. 9 big questions about… Read the rest of this entry »

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