Where is Lamar Smith?

February 13, 2017


On February 13, 2017, Lamar Smith was on in Texas, but unavailable at his offices. Rather than meet with constituents, Smith published a letter-to-the-editor in the San Antonio Express News defending his previous comments that Trump was the only source for the “unvarnished truth.” Smit […]

February 7, 2017

On February 7, 2017, Lamar Smith was meeting in committee in D.C. after scheduling a hearing titled “Make EPA Great Again,” in which he accused the EPA of “pursuing a political agenda, not a scientific one.” Smith noted one example, the Clean Power Plant rules, which, he cla […]

February 6, 2017


On February 6, 2017, Lamar Smith was on the House floor touting the courage of a whistle blower who has alleged that some climate science data produced by NOAA was falsified. ¬†Smith, who has long been a climate change denier while taking millions of dollars from the fossil fuel industries, praised […]

January 25, 2017

On January 25, 2017, Lamar Smith was on the House floor defending Trump’s use of “alternative facts.”
“He has the stamina of a bull elephant, like Teddy Roosevelt,” Smith said.
“No, the national liberal media won’t print that, or air it, or post it. ¬†Better […]