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Jan 9, 2019
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CONGRESSMAN SCOTT DESJARLAIS SUPPORTS PRESIDENT’S BORDER POLICY “100 PERCENT”

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais issued the following statement supporting stronger border and immigration security, after the President’s Oval Office address to the nation last night: “Weak border security and bad laws are causing a humanitarian crisis at the southern border and in our local communities. Erecting more effective physical barriers would prevent drug and human smuggling into the U.S. We need more border agents and ICE officers, too, but Democrats oppose a wall, a fence and even ICE itself. But over ninety percent of heroin crosses into the U.S. from Mexico, killing Americans, and cartels and gangs are also smuggling women and children. Illegal immigration is overwhelming our court system..."

Jan 4, 2019
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REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS SWEARS OATH TO REPRESENT TENNESSEE'S FOURTH DISTRICT IN U.S. CONGRESS

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott DesJarlais, a physician from South Pittsburg, Tennessee, took his oath of office to represent his state’s Fourth District in Congress, promising to “support and defend the Constitution.” Rep. DesJarlais released the following statement: “It’s an honor to represent the people of Tennessee’s Fourth District in Congress, where I’m sworn to protect the United States and our Constitution. Without strong border security, both would be in jeopardy..."

Dec 13, 2018
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REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS VOTES FOR FARM BILL THAT IMPROVES FOOD STAMP PROGRAM, RURAL BROADBAND AND EDUCATION

Press Release | The Economy, Education, Energy & Infrastructure, Health Care, The Constitution & Federal Oversight, Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. DesJarlais, a House Freedom Caucus member, was an outspoken proponent of changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, which would help more Americans gain job training and employment in an economy where an estimated six million job openings outnumber unemployed.

Dec 7, 2018
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House Members Commemorate One-Year Anniversary of President Donald Trump's Official Recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

Press Release | National Security

Congressman Scott DesJarlais: “On the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a momentous event, I am proud to co-sponsor this resolution affirming our support for the United States’ strongest Middle East ally, a Jewish homeland, and the Israeli people. Although Congress authorized moving the U.S. embassy more than two decades ago, only our current President, fulfilling a promise other presidents have made but broken, had the courage to act. Anti-Semitism and terrorist threats must never deter us from standing up for our principles, including a free and independent Israel with Jerusalem as its capital. In fact, standing up for our principles and supporting our allies is essential to creating peace and stability in the region.”

Nov 1, 2018
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OPED AT THE TENNESSEAN: Trump's economy is making Americans' lives better

In The News | The Economy, Energy & Infrastructure, The Constitution & Federal Oversight, Agriculture

While the mainstream media seems to focus on everything but Americans’ top issue, the U.S. economy is experiencing an exceptional period of gross domestic product and job growth.

Nov 1, 2018
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DAILY NEWS JOURNAL: Rep. Scott DesJarlais gets involved with Murfreesboro's Battlefield road issue

In The News | The Economy, Energy & Infrastructure

MURFREESBORO -- U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais seeks to help Murfreesboro build a Northfield Extension to the Stones River National Battlefield entrance on Thompson Lane, his spokesman confirmed Monday.

Nov 1, 2018
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Rep. Scott DesJarlais Honored with Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence

Press Release | The Economy, Energy & Infrastructure

Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has awarded Rep. Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. The award is based on his votes in the 115th Congress on issues that are critical to manufacturing in the United States.

Sep 28, 2018
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DAILY NEWS JOURNAL: MURFREESBORO VA A STEP CLOSER TO RENAMING FACILITY IN HONOR OF LATE VETERAN

In The News | Veterans, National Security

Murfreesboro -- The House of Representatives unanimously passed Rep. Scott DesJarlais’ bill to rename the Murfreesboro Veterans Affairs mental health facility to honor a veteran who killed himself, bringing it one step closer to enacting the formal name change.

Sep 28, 2018
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REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS VOTES TO MAKE MIDDLE CLASS, SMALL BUSINESS TAX CUTS PERMANENT, CONTINUE ECONOMIC AND JOBS GROWTH

Press Release | The Economy, Education, Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) voted today to make individual and small business tax cuts, centerpieces of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which became law last year, permanent. Legislation that also passed the U.S. House of Representatives this week would increase Americans’ ability to contribute to education, health and retirement savings plans, and small businesses’ ability to deduct start-up expenses.

Sep 25, 2018
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HOUSE PASSES REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS’ BILL TO DESIGNATE VA MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY “SERGEANT JOHN TOOMBS RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION TREATMENT FACILITY”

Press Release | Veterans, Health Care, National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in a bipartisan vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Scott DesJarlais’ bill to designate the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Facility at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Alvin C. York Medical Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, as the “Sergeant John Toombs Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Facility.”

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