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U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais

Representing the 4th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

Sep
21
2017
DAYTON, TN – Continuing its winning streak, Tennessee’s Fourth District today celebrated the groundbreaking of the latest manufacturer to locate a large facility – and hundreds of jobs – in the region. Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., was present at the ceremony in Dayton, Rhea County, for Finnish company Nokian Tyres.
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Sep
19
2017
"I'm heartened to see President Trump reasserting American values and strength. The days of apologizing for our country's greatness and leading role in the world are over. The United States will protect itself and our allies and hold the United Nations to the same promise."
Sep
14
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act (H.R. 3697). Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted for the legislation to bar foreign nationals with gang ties from entering the United States and to speed deportation of illegal alien gang members.

Sep
8
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a House Armed Services Committee hearing today, Navy admirals described a dire picture of military readiness to Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., and other committee members.

Sep
5
2017
Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., released the following statement, supporting President Donald Trump’s decision to phase-out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama-era executive order that expanded work permits and other benefits to almost a million illegal immigrants, encouraging illegal immigration across the southern border.
Aug
31
2017

LA VERGNE, TN – After a week touring military installations across Tennessee and Alabama, Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., visited Feed the Children’s distribution center in La Vergne today.

Jul
28
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., a physician who ran for Congress on the promise to repeal Obamacare, expressed frustration, but also determination, after several Senate Republicans, who previously voted to repeal Obamacare in its entirety, helped Democrats to defeat their constituents’ wishes last night.

Jul
27
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) coordinates federal drug control activities, including prevention, treatment and law enforcement. The Acting Director testified at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing yesterday, where specialists discussed a nationwide opioid epidemic, especially severe in Tennessee.

Jul
26
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted for a bipartisan bill yesterday to sanction Iran, North Korea and Russia, threatening the United States and its foreign allies.

Jul
25
2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., praised the announcement of a $27 million business investment and as many as 1,000 new jobs in Pikeville, Bledsoe County, an economically distressed area in Tennessee’s Fourth District, which he represents in Congress.

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