Tag: chris smith

Rep. Smith: Media reports of military base cuts for border wall funding are inaccurate

LAKEHURST, N.J. — No funds for New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst are imperiled by the ongoing war over funding for President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexican Border Wall project. That’s the message Rep. Chris Smith (R-4), New Jersey’s last remaining Republican congressman, Read More

As Trump plans cuts, Smith says entire East Coast “could and should pitch in” to fund Gateway

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget takes funding for the New Jersey-New York Gateway Tunnel Project budget from $650 million down to $325 million. New Jersey and New York officials are outraged including New Jersey’s last Republican in Read More

Smith’s new legislation will fight human trafficking in the hotel industry

By Art Gallagher _ Legislation introduced by Congressman Chris Smith on Thursday will require that U.S. government travel business be prioritized to hotels that have strong anti-human trafficking policies in place. “U.S. government travelers should be staying at hotels that are Read More

Surprise! The N.J. congressman doing the most for women is a male Republican.

By Matt Rooney _ What makes someone “pro-woman” or anti-woman, exactly? Don’t ask me, Save Jerseyans. I’m not a high priest of the church of political correctness who’s well-versed in the Democrat Party’s identity politics. What I do know: President Read More

Smith votes to fund Homeland Security without border wall funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey’s last Republican Congressman voted with his Democrat colleagues on Thursday afternoon. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04), who also happens to be one of the House’s longest-serving members, voted with the new Democrat majority including New Jersey’s Read More

NJ-04 VIDEO: Welle was taped saying Chris Smith lacks empathy for our troops. Now he denies it.

By The Staff _ Josh Welle (D, NJ-04) accused Congressman Chris Smith (R, NJ-04) of having no empathy for America’s veterans and their families. Then he denied it. It’s one of the more blatant flip-flops we’ve seen this cycle, Save Read More