Smith Statement Opposing Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus

Washington D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement today in response to his vote to oppose the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus spending package: “Today the House of Representatives passed an omnibus spending bill that funds the federal government through the end of September. This bill will give more certainty to our federal agencies, but unfortunately … READ MORE

Smith Statement on FY 2019 Budget Request

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) released the following statement about the President’s FY 2019 budget request: “It is essential that we provide the Department of Defense with stable, coherent budgets that enable our military to defend the United States and our allies in a complex threat environment. I … READ MORE

Smith Statement in Opposition to Budget Bill

Washington D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement after voting in opposition to the government funding bill. “I could have supported most, if not all, of the funding in this bill but for the fact that just two months ago, we cut taxes by $2 trillion dollars. This legislation is like quitting your job and … READ MORE

Smith statement on House Passage of the Continuing Resolution

Washington D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith issued a statement following the passage of H.R. 1370, making further additional continuing appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018. “The Republicans just reneged on their responsibility to properly fund the federal government because they were too busy giving away a $1.5 trillion dollar tax cut to corporations and the wealthy. By falling … READ MORE

Smith Statement on Republican Tax Bill

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement in response to the tax bill released by House Republicans:  “The Republican tax plan released today is disastrous for American workers and middle class families. Instead of having an honest discussion about our federal budget, House Republicans are attempting to force a partisan bill that … READ MORE

Congressman Smith Statement on Budget Vote

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement after voting against the budget passed by the House of Representatives today: “Today’s budget vote is the height of irresponsibility. The resolution passed today is not a legitimate budget. It is the vehicle for reckless tax cuts that will drive up the deficit and overwhelmingly benefit … READ MORE

Smith Statement on Defense Budget Request

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) made the following statement about the President’s defense budget request: “President Trump has not done his duty to the public in assembling this defense budget request. “Even though his request would violate the Budget Control Act, the President has presented no plan … READ MORE

Smith Statement on President Trump’s Budget Proposal

Washington D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement in response to President Trump’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018: “Instead of proposing a budget that makes available the tools Americans and this country need to succeed, the Trump Administration has proposed a disastrous and ideologically-driven budget that demonstrates this President’s complete lack of … READ MORE