NAMED FOR VANDERBILT TERROR VICTIM, TAYLOR FORCE ACT RESTRICTS U.S. FOREIGN AID TO STOP PALESTINIAN MARTYRDOM PAYMENTSPress 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.
REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS, HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE MEMBER, SHAPES NATIONAL DEFENSE BILL, MOVING TO WHITE HOUSE FOR SIGNATUREIn 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.”
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.
REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS VOTES TO IMPROVE TROOP NUMBERS, PAY, TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT IN NATIONAL DEFENSE CONFERENCE REPORTPress 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.
“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... "
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.
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.
REP. SCOTT DESJARLAIS SUPPORTS PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE ORDER TO INCREASE HEALTH CARE CHOICE AND AFFORDABILITY FOR OBAMACARE VICTIMSPress 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.
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.
"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."