U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais

Representing the 4th District of Tennessee

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Apr 5, 2017 Press Republican

Vice President Mike Pence and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney came to Capitol Hill late Monday to attend a meeting of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus, hours after hosting members of the moderate Tuesday Group at the White House for a health-care focused discussion. Several Freedom Caucus members said afterward that they were newly optimistic that a deal could be struck.

Apr 5, 2017 Politico

President Donald Trump’s attempt to resurrect his failed Obamacare repeal plan is already facing long odds on Capitol Hill. A renewed bid by the White House to unite fractious Republicans around the bill — left for dead a week ago — briefly raised expectations that a deal was imminent.

Apr 5, 2017 WGNS

The public is invited to a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Imperial Garden Apartments located at One Imperial Blvd. on Wednesday, April 12, at 10:30 a.m. The event marks the completion of a $11.5 million renovation of the 300-unit affordable family housing apartment complex, which was built in 1985. Federal, state and local officials, including U.S. Rep.

Apr 5, 2017 Chattanoogan

Congressman Scott DesJarlais voted Monday night to condemn North Korean aggression and to re-affirm the United States’ commitment to national security and that of its regional allies.

Apr 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The Veterans Choice Program allows U.S. military veterans stuck on patient waiting lists, or who live far from VA facilities, to seek private care. Today, the House of Representatives passed a Senate bill (S. 544) to extend the program.

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted last night to condemn North Korean aggression and to re-affirm the United States’ commitment to national security and that of its regional allies. 

Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

CLEVELAND, TN – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., has announced the kickoff to his 2017 Congressional Art Competition. The U.S. House of Representatives sponsors the nationwide contest each spring.

Mar 30, 2017 Tennessee Ledger

In Rep. Scott DesJarlais' district, some residents are cheering the demise of the revised national health care law bitterly opposed by the House Freedom Caucus, of which DesJarlais is a member.

Mar 30, 2017 DesJarlais introduces bill to restrict federal funds from targeting food, beverage industry

Rep. Scott DesJarlais reintroduced a bill earlier this month that would prohibit the use of federal funds to support local programs that target FDA-regulated and lawfully marketed foods and beverages. The measure is aimed at some of the anti-obesity funds that were used in the past to fund soda tax and similar lobbying campaigns.

Mar 30, 2017 Business Insider

Defying President Donald Trump on the seven-year Republican Party promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" sounds like political suicide, especially in the congressional districts Trump won handily.