First there was the campaign. After the campaign and the election came the transition. After the transition from candidate to congressman-elect, there was just one more thing Scott DesJarlais had to do to make everything official.
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) delivered remarks on the House floor today during consideration of H.R. 2. The following are Congressman DesJarlais’ remarks as prepared for delivery:
Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address:
“Tonight, President Obama laid out his blueprint for addressing the critical issues facing our country over the course of the upcoming year.
On Thursday, February 3, 2011 Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) attended the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Amy. This yearly event, which is hosted by the United States Congress, is attended by roughly 3,500 guests from over 100 countries, including the President of the United States, the President’s Cabinet, Members of Congress, the U.S.
Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) delivered remarks on the House floor today paying tribute to President Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday, which took place on Sunday, February 6, 2011.
“My colleagues have done an excellent job today in eloquently paying tribute to Ronald Reagan’s life and the many accomplishments he achieved throughout his presidency.
On Wednesday, January 12, the House passed a resolution condemning the brutal attack on Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of the Tucson, Arizona shooting tragedy.
Representative Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) was sworn in as a Member of the 112th Congress on January 5th, 2011 by House Speaker John Boehner. Speaker Boehner conducted the individual ceremonial swearing-in for Rep. DesJarlais and his family following the official oath of office on the floor of the House of Representatives
The One Hundred Twelfth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2011 to January 3, 2013.