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May 16, 2019
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CONGRESSMAN SCOTT DESJARLAIS SUPPORTS PRESIDENT TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION PLAN

Press Release | The Economy, Border & Immigration Enforcement, The Constitution & Federal Oversight, National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., issued the following statement supporting President Trump’s plan to solve the border crisis and reform U.S. immigration laws, which the President presented at the White House today: “The President’s plan is a well-thought-out, sensible one that would end the chaos at the border and across the United States, because of weak border security, bad laws and judicial decisions..."

Apr 23, 2019
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LYNNE DAVIS JOINS REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS' MURFREESBORO OFFICE AS FIELD REPRESENTATIVE

Press Release | Veterans

MURFREESBORO, TENN. – Lynne Davis, a lifelong resident of Rutherford and Bedford Counties, whose family has farmed the area for generations, has joined Congressman Scott DesJarlais’ Murfreesboro office as Field Representative to the two counties, he announced today.

Apr 18, 2019
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REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS ISSUES STATEMENT ON SPECIAL COUNSEL REPORT FINDING NO COLLUSION OR OBSTRUCTION

Press Release | The Constitution & Federal Oversight, National Security

SOUTH PITTSBURG, TENN. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement today, after Attorney General William Barr released Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel report to the public: “This investigation has been a political one from the start, which makes it all the more remarkable that a team of mostly Hillary Clinton supporters could produce no evidence for her claim that Donald Trump colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election... "

Apr 3, 2019
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NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION AWARDS REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS 2019 NATIONAL PARK HERITAGE AWARD FOR POLK HOME EFFORTS

Press Release | Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Parks Conservation Association awarded Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., its 2019 National Park Heritage Award for his work to preserve the James K. Polk Home and Museum in Columbia, Tennessee. His James K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act became part of the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act, which President Trump signed into law this year

Mar 27, 2019
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THE SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE: Equine bill reintroduced by DesJarlais

In The News | The Economy, Agriculture

SHELBYVILLE, TN -- As in the past, two competing bills have been introduced in Congress concerning the Horse Protection Act and the Tennessee Walking Horse industry. U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, whose district includes Bedford County, has reintroduced H.R. 1157, which DesJarlais told the Walking Horse Report would make the horse inspection process less subjective and rely more on science-based techniques.

Mar 27, 2019
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THE DAILY SIGNAL: These 3 Doctors in Congress Diagnose the Problems With Medicare for All

In The News | The Economy, Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Daily Signal spoke with three medical doctors who are serving in the U.S. House—Reps. Scott DesJarlais, Paul Gosar, and Andy Harris—to talk about Medicare for All and their solutions for a patient-centered alternative. Listen to the podcast or read the transcript below.

Mar 27, 2019
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Oped at The Federalist: Trump Is Right... Our Border Is In Crisis, And Congress Is Ignoring It

In The News | Border & Immigration Enforcement, Health Care, The Constitution & Federal Oversight, National Security

Since the National Emergencies Act became law in 1976, U.S. presidents have declared more than 50 emergencies. More than 30 are ongoing. In the past, presidents of both parties have used their emergency powers to reallocate federal funds, reassign government employees, and build infrastructure to protect Americans from terrorist attacks, weapons of mass destruction, and drug cartels.

Mar 5, 2019
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GOP Doctors Caucus Applauds Trump Administration Rebate Proposal

Press Release | The Economy, Health Care, The Constitution & Federal Oversight

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN), Buddy Carter (R-GA), Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD), Ralph Abraham, M.D. (R-LA), Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN), Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (R-TN), Neal Dunn, M.D. (R- FL), John Joyce, M.D. (R-PA) released the following statements after sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) applauding the agency’s proposed rule to limit the use of rebates: “When we talk about patient-centered health care, this is what we mean: a rebate system in which patients themselves, not pharmacy benefit managers, receive rebates that lower their prescription costs,” said DesJarlais. “This change will also increase efficiency in the Medicare Part D program, saving taxpayers money..."

Mar 1, 2019
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U.S. HOUSE MEMBERS JULIA Brownley and SCOTT DesJarlais RE-Launch Congressional Range and Testing Center Caucus

Press Release | Veterans, The Economy, Education, Energy & Infrastructure, National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) and Congressman Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) announced the formation of the Congressional Range and Testing Center Caucus (CRTCC). The bipartisan representatives, who represent large military communities in their districts, will serve as co-chairs of the forum to educate fellow Members of Congress about Department of Defense range and testing facilities, such as Naval Base Ventura County in California and Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee.

Feb 19, 2019
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THE TENNESSEE STAR: Scott DesJarlais Introduces Bill to Fund Defense, Reduce Non-Essential Federal Spending

In The News | The Economy, Border & Immigration Enforcement, National Security

NASHVILLE, TN -- The Preventing Future Shutdowns Act (H.R. 1124) would enact automatic appropriations at reduced spending levels in the event of a lapse. To continue normal operations, national security-related departments would receive 100 percent of previously approved funding. Other departments would see a 5 percent reduction from previously enacted levels. Only discretionary funding would be affected, according to the press release.

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