Republican Scott DesJarlais Votes Against American Dream and Promise Act

  U.S. Republican Rep. Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District voted against the American Dream and Promise Act Tuesday. If passed into law, it would grant amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. Most members in the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of the bill. DesJarlais said the following,…

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Scott DesJarlais and Julia Brownley Re-Launch Congressional Range and Testing Center Caucus

U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a Republican representing Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District, announced Friday he will co-chair a new forum to educate his colleagues in Congress about military issues. The forum, DesJarlais said in a press release, is the Congressional Range and Testing Center Caucus. DesJarlais will co-chair alongside U.S. Rep.…

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U.S. Rep. John Rose Says He Supports the Donald Trump National Emergency

U.S. Rep. John Rose, the Republican representing Tennessee’s Sixth Congressional District, announced Wednesday he supports declaring a national emergency to build a border wall. U.S. Republican President Donald Trump declared the emergency. In a press release, Rose said he voted to support Trump in fully funding a wall along the…

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Scott DesJarlais Comes Out in Support of Donald Trump Actions on U.S.-Mexico Border

U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District issued a statement this week in support of President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border. There, DesJarlais said in a press release, international cartels smuggle drugs and human beings into the United States, and large numbers foreign nationals…

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Scott DesJarlais Introduces Bill to Fund Defense, Reduce Non-Essential Federal Spending

Various national security departments would stay open during a government shutdown under new legislation that U.S. Republican Rep. Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District submitted this week. The Department of Defense, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs are among the agencies that would continue to receive funding. This, according to a press release…

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Scott DesJarlais, Marsha Blackburn, Voice Support for Donald Trump After State of the Union

U.S. Republican Rep. Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District said Tuesday night that he supported the remarks U.S. Republican President Donald Trump made at this year’s State of the Union. DesJarlais attended the president’s speech, delivered Tuesday. DesJarlais, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, as well as…

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Scott DesJarlais to Serve on House Armed Services and Agriculture Committees

U.S. Republican Congressman Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee will join the subcommittees on Strategic Forces, as well as Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities, according to a press release Wednesday. The Strategic Forces Subcommittee oversees nuclear weapons, missile defense and space programs.  The Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee oversees counter-terrorism, special operations,…

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Most, But Not All Tennessee Republican D.C. Representatives Are Die Hard About the Border Wall

Republicans Chuck Fleischmann, Scott DesJarlais, and Marsha Blackburn have all reportedly come out swinging in support of President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. U.S. Republican Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, however, seems to have taken a more passive approach. Alexander’s junior colleague, U.S. Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn reportedly told The…

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Scott DesJarlais Honors Afghan War Veteran

This week members of the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to honor an Afghan war veteran. U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN-4) put a bill forward to honor Sgt. John Toombs, according to a press release his office released Tuesday. The bill designates Murfreesboro’s Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment…

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DesJarlais: New Federal Defense Act Will Help Tennessee

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U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais said he has inserted measures into the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that will give more aid to Middle Tennessee’s Aerospace and Defense Technology Corridor. According to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Tennessee’s aerospace cluster includes 52 companies, including the Arnold Engineering Development…

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