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Jan 9, 2018
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HISTORIC TAX REFORM WILL CONTINUE GROWING ECONOMIC MOMENTUM, SAYS REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS

Press Release | The Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation to reform the United States tax code for the first time in a generation, passed the House of Representatives today. Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted to lower tax rates, double the standard deduction for individuals and families to save Tennesseans time and money, and to help more local businesses succeed.

Dec 6, 2017
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ORIGINAL CO-SPONSOR REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS VOTES FOR CONCEALED CARRY BILL TO ENHANCE SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS FOR TENNESSEANS

Press Release | The Constitution & Federal Oversight

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An original co-sponsor of the legislation, Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted today for the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, a bill that would allow any Tennessean licensed to carry a concealed handgun in his home state, to carry it in another where concealed-carry is also legal, as long that person follows local law.

Dec 6, 2017
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NAMED FOR VANDERBILT TERROR VICTIM, TAYLOR FORCE ACT RESTRICTS U.S. FOREIGN AID TO STOP PALESTINIAN MARTYRDOM PAYMENTS

Press Release | Veterans, The Constitution & Federal Oversight, National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Army veteran Taylor Force served two tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, before enrolling at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. In 2016, on a trip to study international business, the Texas native became the latest victim of Islamic extremism in Israel, where the Palestinian government pays terrorists to murder Americans and Israelis.

Nov 30, 2017
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REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS, HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE MEMBER, SHAPES NATIONAL DEFENSE BILL, MOVING TO WHITE HOUSE FOR SIGNATURE

In The News | National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., a member of the House Armed Services Committee, responsible for drafting the annual NDAA, which sets military policy and spending levels, described today’s ceremony in the Capitol as a major step towards fulfilling his, and the Commander-in-Chief’s promise, to “Make America Strong Again.”

Nov 16, 2017
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REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS VOTES TO EMPOWER TENNESSEE FAMILIES AND SMALL BUSINESSES IN HOUSE TAX BILL

Press Release | The Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Middle-class tax cuts passed the House of Representatives today. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, in addition to lowering Tennesseans’ tax bills, includes major business incentives that will grow jobs, workers’ income and the U.S. economy, said Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., in a statement following his vote in support of the legislation.

Nov 14, 2017
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REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS VOTES TO IMPROVE TROOP NUMBERS, PAY, TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT IN NATIONAL DEFENSE CONFERENCE REPORT

Press Release | Veterans, National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted today for the House-Senate Conference Report on the National Defense Authorization Act of 2018, a bipartisan, bicameral agreement to improve troop numbers, pay, training and equipment, after years of budget cuts.

Nov 1, 2017
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REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS STATEMENT ON NEW YORK TERROR ATTACK

Press Release | Border & Immigration Enforcement, National Security

“I’m very saddened when these attacks occur. My prayers are with the victims and their families. Emergency personnel again ran toward danger. Most shocking is that our country continues to ignore threats of Islamic terror. Federal authorities were aware of the attacker’s terrorist connections, before he rammed his truck into a peaceful crowd. The Orlando and San Bernardino killers also displayed clear warning signs. But open-borders zealots and radical judges deny Americans our most basic right to security... "

Oct 26, 2017
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REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS VOTES TO END UNCONSTITUTIONAL FEDERAL PAYOUTS AND SLUSH FUNDS

Press Release | The Economy, The Constitution & Federal Oversight

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., voted for two bills this week to “break up the cozy relationship between special interests and Washington insiders,” he said.

Oct 12, 2017
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AMY DENNIS JOINS REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS' WINCHESTER OFFICE AS NEW FIELD REPRESENTATIVE

Press Release |

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., has hired Amy Dennis, a Fourth District native with years of experience as a legal assistant, to serve as his Field Representative in Winchester.

Oct 12, 2017
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REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS SUPPORTS PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE ORDER TO INCREASE HEALTH CARE CHOICE AND AFFORDABILITY FOR OBAMACARE VICTIMS

Press Release | Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., released the following statement in support of President Donald Trump’s most recent executive order.

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