U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais

Representing the 4th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

Jan
7
2014

On January 7, 2014, the United States House of Representatives gaveled in the second session of the 113th Congress.

Representative Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) released the following statement:

Dec
19
2013

Representative Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04), today introduced the “Restoring our Commitment to our Nation’s Veterans Act.” This legislation would replace the cost of living adjustment (COLA) cuts for military retirees that were included in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 with reductions to the Affordable Care Act’s Prevention and Public Health Fund.

Dec
12
2013

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) today released the following statement after voting against the Ryan-Murray budget deal:

Nov
18
2013

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) has sponsored legislation calling for the House to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder for high crimes and misdemeanors.

Congressman DesJarlais released the following statement:

Nov
13
2013

Today, the White House released the Affordable Care Act enrollment numbers showing that only 106,185 people have successfully signed up since November 2nd.

Congressman DesJarlais released the following statement:

Oct
2
2013

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (R-TN-04) released the following statement on the government shutdown:

“The people of Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District are overwhelmingly opposed to the president’s health care law and have been vocal in asking me to hold the line in preventing its implementation.

Oct
2
2013

Today the United States Senate passed a continuing resolution stripping the House provision defunding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This legislation will now head over to the United States House of Representatives to be voted on over the weekend. Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (R-TN-04) released the following statement:

Sep
20
2013

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (R-TN-04) released the following statement after voting in favor of a Continuing Resolution that would defund ObamaCare while keeping the government running until December 15, 2013:

Issues:
Aug
20
2013

“I felt I owed Ms. Molina an honest answer to her question. We are a nation of laws and breaking those laws have consequences. While this country has always had a generous immigration policy, we simply cannot condone individuals coming here illegally. As a Member of Congress, I strongly believe I have a responsibility to be truthful, even if that means delivering difficult news.”

Jul
29
2013

Washington, July 29 - Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (R-TN-04) released the following statement on President Obama’s scheduled visit to Chattanooga, Tennessee on Tuesday, July 30, 2013:

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