U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais

Representing the 4th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

Aug
8
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement after Standard and Poor’s announced they had lowered the United States long-term credit rating to AA+.         

“The decision by S&P to downgrade our rating is a direct result of Washington's years of addiction to irresponsible government spending.

Aug
1
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement after voting against the Budget Control Act of 2011:

“As I’ve said from the beginning, I will not votein favor of a bill to raise the debt-limit that does not contain the necessary spending cuts and reforms that will prevent our nation’s debt from continuing to grow in an unsustainable manner.

Jul
30
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement after voting against Senator Reid’s Debt Limit plan:

“It appears that our Democratic colleagues in the Senate fail to grasp the seriousness of our nation’s job-crushing debt.

Jul
29
2011

Washington, D.C. –Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement after voting against the Budget Control Act:

“After careful consideration, I ultimately decided that I could not vote in favor of the Budget Control Act.

Jul
21
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) signed on to a letter that was sent to Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler on July 18th, 2011 regarding his agency’s definition of “swap dealer”.

Jul
20
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement after voting against the Cut, Cap and Balance Act:

“I could not support the Cut, Cap and Balance Act in its entirety and therefore voted against it.

Jul
18
2011

Washington, D.C. –Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) and the University of Tennessee’s Center for Industrial Services(CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), will be hosting a seminar entitled “What’s New in District 4? Doing Business with Federal Agencies”.

Jul
14
2011

Washington, DC, July 14 -

Today, Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) and 56 Members of Congress sent a letter to President Obama urging him to clarify for the American people that even if a debt ceiling agreement is not reached, the United States will not default on its monthly interest payments, or be unable to pay our military and seniors.

Jul
7
2011

In order to help victims of  the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that devastated Tennessee and other Southeaster states this spring, Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) cosponsored legislation that would provide temporary tax provisions and relief for families, businesses and local governments as they recover from these tragic storms.

Jun
22
2011

Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) after the U.S.

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