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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

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Mar 10, 2017 Weekly Capitol Report
Last weekend, President Trump opened up about his suspicion that his campaign was wire tapped by the Obama White House during the 2016 Presidential election. While some in the media found this outlandish, the reality is that a long track record by the Obama White House of using whatever means necessary to discredit those who opposed him leaves President Trump justified in believing that individuals who worked on his campaign and potentially himself were subjected to eavesdropping.
Mar 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jason Smith’s letter to President Trump resulted in the Obama-era lead ban being overturned last week by Ryan Zinke in one of his first acts as U.S. Department of Interior Secretary.
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Mar 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jason Smith’s (MO-08) bill, H.R. 998 the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act passed the United States House of Representatives with bipartisan support by a vote of 240-185.

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Jason Smith’s (MO-08) bill, H.R. 998 the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act passed the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, setting up consideration for the proposal on the U.S. House Floor later this month.

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep Smith Leads Effort to Overturn Obama Administration Ammunition & Tackle Ban

Lead Author of letter with over 60 Representatives to White House to overturn Agency Rule

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Feb 6, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep Smith Authors Bill Defunding Sanctuary Cities

Smith bill would force sanctuary cities to comply with federal law by blocking federal transportation dollars

Feb 6, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Jason Smith has filed legislation to block Federal Highway Trust Fund dollars from going to states and local governments that refuse to obey federal immigration laws.
Feb 3, 2017 Weekly Capitol Report

President Trump exercised one of the most significant responsibilities given to him by Article II of the United States Constitution this week when he nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. Filling Justice Scalia’s shoes will be no easy task, but I have no doubt that a conservative pro-life judge like Gorsuch will be up to the challenge.

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) welcomed Reverend Jennifer Moxley to Washington D.C. for the 65th Annual National Prayer Breakfast. Reverend Moxley currently serves as associate pastor of First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, MO.

Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following statement following President Trump’s nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court:

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Jan 13, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith congratulates Janet Crow from West Plains on being elected as the 2017 Missouri CattleWomen's Association President and Butch Meier from Jackson on being elected as the 2017 Missouri Cattlemen's Association President.

Jan 13, 2017 Photo Gallery

On Monday, January 9th 2017, Congressman Smith proudly displayed blue lights in his office to honor the brave men and women in blue on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

Jan 13, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith recognizes the inauguration of the 56th Governor of Missouri Eric Greitens on Monday, January 9th, 2017.

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