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  • 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

  • Sam Johnson, Texas Delegation Fight Executive Amnesty
    Posted in Press Release on January 12, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration, President Obama's Border Crisis

    Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) joined fifteen members of the Texas Delegation in reaffirming the fight against President Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty. “President Obama’s executive amnesty is an affront to the rule of law,” said Johnson. “I have voted time and again to STOP his amnesty efforts. That’s why I voted against the CR/Omnibus in December, and that’s why this week I will vote to defund the President’s executive amnesty. As a longtime, staunch s... Read more

  • SAM JOHNSON'S NEXT STEPS TO PROTECT AMERICANS FROM EBOLA
    Posted in Press Release on October 17, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    Washington, D.C. – In light of a second health care worker, 29-year-old Amber Vinson, contracting Ebola on American soil, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is following up on his recent efforts to protect the health of Americans by proposing legislation, the Stop Ebola Act, calling for an investigation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and seeking answers with respect to the deployment of troops to Liberia. “Nearly two-thirds of Americans are concerned Ebola could becom... Read more

  • Johnson Opposes Spending Bill, Expresses Concern with Arming Syrian Rebels
    Posted in Press Release on September 17, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement on the Continuing Resolution (CR), which would fund the government through December 11, 2014: “As a fiscal conservative, Air Force veteran, and POW, I could not in good conscience support today’s bill for several reasons. First, when so many Americans have had to tighten their belts in today’s economy, the last thing Washington needs to do is spend more of hardworking taxpayers’ money. This bill forfeits spending ... Read more