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  • SAM JOHNSON VIEWS TEXAS BORDER IN WAKE OF LATEST ILLEGAL SURGE
    Posted in Press Release on February 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On February 5, 2016 U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) returned to Texas’ southern border in response to the Department of Homeland Security’s recent report, which shows a 30% increase in border crossings compared to the previous year. Johnson and fellow Border Security Caucus members were briefed by the Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol as well as the Texas Department of Public Safety. In addition, Johnson toured the Rio Grande River by boat to see the security challen... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Congratulates Service Academy Nominees, Class of 2020
    Posted in Press Release on January 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, National Security

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is proud to nominate 47 Collin County students to the U.S. Service Academies for the Class of 2020. Each service academy will make formal offers of appointment this spring. “Second to God, serving our Great Nation is the worthiest calling of my life, which is why I find nominating students to America’s service academies to be one of the most rewarding parts of my job as Collin County’s U.S. Representative,” said Johnson. “These 36 young men... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Responds to Obama's Final State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Release on January 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans, National Security, Immigration, Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s final State of the Union address: “Just a few hours ago 10 American sailors were captured by the Iranian military. Just a few days ago a refugee in Houston was arrested as part of terrorist plot. Just a few weeks ago a jihadist couple in San Bernardino murdered 14 people. But listening to Obama talk, you’d think everything was going well. Obama seems to think his foreign poli... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Introduces K-1 Visa Program Suspension Act
    Posted in Press Release on December 16, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration

    Washington, DC – In response to the San Bernardino terrorist attack and increased national security concerns among the American people, today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) introduced The K-1 Visa Program Suspension Act. During his House Floor remarks about the legislation, Johnson stated: “Mr. Speaker, the terrorist attack in San Bernardino – the deadliest attack on U.S. soil since September 11th – made it clear that our homeland is vulnerable to terrorism. This terrorist couple’s attack ... Read more

  • SAM JOHNSON OPPOSES NUCLEAR DEAL WITH IRAN
    Posted in Press Release on September 11, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted in opposition to President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran (H.R. 3461). Johnson has been a fierce critic of the nuclear deal: he took the House Floor most recently on September 10th, 2015 (links to all remarks below). This week Johnson also voted to prohibit President Obama from lifting sanctions on Iran (H.R. 3460). After his “no” vote on the President’s nuclear deal with Iran, Johnson released the following statement: “As Ameri... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal
    Posted in Press Release on July 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    Washington, D.C. – In response to the White House’s announcement that President Obama and the P5+1 group (China, Russia, United Kingdom, United States, plus Germany) have reached a nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) made the following statement: “Time and again Obama has proven we can’t take him at his word – and that is especially the case with this nuclear deal with Iran. It’s a bad deal that gives away the farm, and Obama’s assurances that it will prevent a nuclear I... Read more

  • Sam Johnson: Celebrating Our Independence, Remembering our Roots
    Posted in Press Release on July 4, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    PLANO, TX – As America celebrates its independence, declared 239 years ago, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03), 29-year Air Force veteran and POW for nearly seven years, released the following statement: “America’s Independence Day is a day I look forward to every year. It’s a day when we celebrate what makes our nation the greatest nation in the world. Our country has a truly unique history. Men and women came to America seeking freedom from persecution, and our Founding Fathers sought freedo... Read more

  • House Passes Budget that Balances, Includes Sam Johnson Measure to Protect Taxpayer Dollars
    Posted in Press Release on March 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, National Security, Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its budget that balances within ten years. Notably, the budget includes a measure introduced by Congressman Sam Johnson in February (H.R. 918) that works to protect hardworking taxpayers’ dollars. “As a fiscal conservative I’m proud to support this Republican budget that, unlike the President’s proposal, will continue to cut federal spending and balance the budget – without raising taxes,” said Johnson. “Constituents of Collin Co... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Congratulates Service Academy Nominees, Class of 2019
    Posted in Press Release on January 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is proud to nominate 33 Collin County students to the U.S. Service Academies for the Class of 2019. Each service academy will make formal offers of appointment this spring. “Serving our Great Nation is the worthiest calling of my life, and I find nominating like-minded students to America’s service academies to be one of the most rewarding parts of my job as Collin County’s U.S. Representative,” said Johnson. “These young men and women are ... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Votes to Stop Obama’s Executive Amnesty
    Posted in Press Release on January 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration, President Obama's Border Crisis

    Washington, DC – As a part of his on-going efforts to fight President Obama’s unconstitutional immigration actions, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted in support of H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, which would prohibit the President from carrying out his executive amnesty. The House passed H.R. 240 by a vote of 236 - 191. The bill now goes to the Senate. In addition, today Johnson co-sponsored H.R. 191, the Repeal Executive Amnesty Act of 2015, introduced... Read more