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Our nation’s natural resources have no better friend than farmers and ranchers whose livelihood depends on them. From growing crops to raising livestock, their long term success is dependent upon sustainable practices. This is why President Obama’s oppressive Clean Water Rule, also known as Waters of the United States (WOTUS), was unwelcome and even offensive to people throughout the Midwest.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives shortly before voting in favor of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report, which passed by a vote of 369-47.
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Mr. Speaker – I rise today to express my strong support for this farm bill conference report.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after the Farm Bill conference report was released for consideration by the House of Representatives and Senate.
This week, we said goodbye to former President George H. W. Bush after his death at age 94 at his home in Houston. At the time of his wife’s death in April of this year, he and former First Lady Barbara Bush had been married for 73 years, which is the longest presidential marriage in history. President Bush will be remembered for many things, chief among them his governing during the collapse of the Soviet Union and his leadership during the Gulf War.
On Friday, President Trump, along with Mexican President Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minster Trudeau, signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The USMCA is the culmination of more than a year of negotiations between our three countries in order to update and build upon the success of NAFTA. I look forward to playing an active role in the review process as a member of the Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over trade agreements.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after representatives of the United States, Mexico, and Canada signed the USMCA trade agreement in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) praised President Trump’s decision to allow the year-round sale of E15 in accordance with legislation introduced by Smith. In a White House announcement today, the president directed the EPA to begin rulemaking to allow E15 to be sold during the summer months.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the below statement following the Trump administration’s announcement of a trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the below statement following a September 26 summit between President Trump and Prime Minister Abe of Japan which produced a joint statement outlining plans for future trade negotiations.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), a senior member of the Committee on Ways and Means, released the following statement today after President Trump announced his intention to expand access to 15 percent ethanol blends in gasoline (E-15) year-round.