In a letter on December 5th, Congressman Smith asks President-elect Trump to take steps to eliminate 14 federal rules and regulations that are harming people across southeast and south central Missouri and rural America. Read the full letter here.
Over the last 8 years, the United States has lost credibility with its allies, failed to deter her enemies and seen the security of American families suffer in an increasingly dangerous world.
Unity. That is what I reflected on this Thanksgiving. It is a true testament to the remarkable character of Americans that after a divisive Presidential campaign season, we can all respect our differences and come together for the good of our country and for our future generations.
The elections are over and we now know that Donald J Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. One of the key factors to his victory was a promise to stop the onslaught of Washington driven regulations and executive orders coming from the Obama White House which have crippled American farmers, families and business owners.
Throughout our country's history our veterans and the patriots before them answered the call of duty and have valiantly fought to make America a place where personal liberties are celebrated and the rights bestowed to us upon the Constitution are forever protected and preserved.
For over 200 years American patriots have shed their blood to fight for independence, liberty, and a democratic process that puts more power into the hands of citizens than monarchs and tyrants. Our country's history is also marked with numerous physical and political battles to expand the right to vote to millions more deserved Americans.
Rep. Jason Smith Helps Secure Additional Operations at Veterans Clinic in Salem
Smith meets with VA official, advances Veterans services at Salem VA
Thousands of brave Americans have answered the call of duty to serve our country and protect us from terrorism.
The coming weeks will ultimately decide the future of the United States Supreme Court for decades to come. Our next President will have the opportunity to fill the vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia by exercising his or her most significant responsibility as expressly set forth in Article II of the United States Constitution. And the reality is, never has this decision mattered more.
For every instance of one fraudulent vote, a legitimate American voter is disenfranchised. As the Supreme Court of the United States recognized when it upheld the constitutionality of Indiana’s voter identification law in 2008, “… not only is the risk of voter fraud real but…it could affect the outcome of a close election.”
Congressman Smith recieved the 'Friend of Farm Bureau' award for his continued commitment to supporting the hardworking farmers who put food on our tables.
On December 6th, Congressman Smith congratulated BJC Behavioral Health on expanding into Farmington with their new Friends in Action Clubhouse that they broke ground on. This new facility will help provide mental health services for citizens in St. Francois County and the surronding areas impacted by mental illness.
On Wednesday November 30th, Congressman Smith led Missouri lawmakers on a tour of the U.S. Capitol.