Tag: chris smith

Congressman Chris Smith finds 41.3 million medical-grade gloves

FREEHOLD, N.J. – Gloves are a precious resource for medical staff in COVID-19 hot spots. On Thursday, Rep. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04) scored a major logistics victory for the nationwide pandemic effort, announcing that he secured 41.3 million medical-grade gloves Read More

Congressman Chris Smith has raised $730K for his reelection bid

By Art Gallagher _ Congressman Chris Smith has raised $729,885 for his reelection bid in the 4th congressional district of New Jersey, according to a report at NewJerseyGlobe. Smith had $514,816 cash on hand as of December 31. – Smith has a Read More

Smith opposes Dems’ War Powers Resolution

By Art Gallagher – Nancy Pelosi’s House of Representatives passed a non-binding War Powers Resolution on Thursday, 224-194, mostly along partisan lines. The resolution purports to limit President Trump’s authority to engage in hostile action against Iran. Eight Democrats, including Read More

Rep. Smith on impeachment: “There is still no direct evidence whatsoever of any crime”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – New Jersey’s only Republican congressman (unless and until Jeff Van Drew changes parties) didn’t mince words on Wednesday night after Democrats passed two transparently partisan articles of impeachment. “The U.S. Constitution is clear and unambiguous—impeachment of any Read More

NJ-04: Smith co-sponsors bill which would invalidate ‘right to work’ laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Chris Smith is New Jersey’s last Republican congressman and a long-time supporter of labor unions.  Smith (R, NJ-04) is also a new co-sponsor of H.R. 2474, the “Protecting the Right to Organize Act,” legislation which critics Read More

NJ-04: Rep. Smith’s Hong Kong bill, unpopular in Beijing, advances on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, legislation sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04) known as the “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act” (HR 3289) cleared the House Foreign Affairs Committee; a companion bill sponsored by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio Read More