Representative Scott DesJarlais's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Scott DesJarlais
Current Office: U.S. House - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amy; 3 Children: Tyler, Ryan, Maggie
Birth Date: 02/21/1964
Birth Place: Des Moines, IA
Home City: South Pittsburgh, TN
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4/16/14 Congressman DesJarlais' Office Meets with Run Now Relay Team in Washington, DC 4/14/14 Letter to Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Concerns about Job Loss at Military Facilities 4/10/14 Letter to Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop Closure of Military Fast Food Outlets 3/31/14 Cleveland Daily Banner - DesJarlais Gives Update on Measures Before Congress 3/28/14 Blog: Real Nation Building Should Start Here at Home 3/24/14 The Daily Herald - Rep. DesJarlais talks Tenn. issues 2/26/14 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget 1/29/14 Representative DesJarlais Responds to President Obama's State of the Union Address 1/16/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Support of TennCare Waiver Request 1/15/14 Representative DesJarlais Votes Against Omnibus Spending Bill 1/14/14 DesJarlais Statement on Tennessee ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers 1/14/14 Letter to David Michaels, Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Intrusion into Family Farms 1/10/14 Representative DesJarlais Statement on the December Unemployment Report 12/12/13 Rep. DesJarlais votes against Ryan-Murray budget deal 11/28/13 DesJarlais Gives Support to Effort to Impeach Holder 11/25/13 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules 11/22/13 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate 11/21/13 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester 11/18/13 Representative DesJarlais Original Cosponsor of Legislation Impeaching Attorney General Eric Holder 11/15/13 WBIR - Tennessee Members Wary of Obama's Health Care Fix 11/14/13 Olson Introduces Articles of Impeachment Against Eric Holder 11/13/13 Rep. DesJarlais Statement on Affordable Care Act Enrollment Numbers 11/13/13 ABC News - Obamacare Website Operating at Half Capacity 11/12/13 The Economic Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Tennessee Families and Businesses 11/05/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - Seeking Answers to the Attack in Benghazi 10/30/13 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate 10/29/13 Blog: Granting Illegal Immigrants Amnesty Will Increase Costs for Hardworking Tennesseans 10/21/13 Blog: Debt Limit Compromise Represents Missed Opportunity to Address Our Nation's Debt 10/15/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Japanese Investment 10/11/13 Letter to Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn, Federal Communications Commission - The Lifeline "Obamaphone" Program Symbolizes Everything That's Wrong in Washington 10/03/13 Contract From America 10/02/13 Rep. DesJarlais Statement on Senate Passage of Continuing Resolution Funding Obamacare 10/02/13 Rep. DesJarlais Statement on Government Shutdown 10/01/13 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge 9/26/13 Blog: Getting Things Right is More Important Than Just Getting Along 9/20/13 Rep. DesJarlais Votes in Favor of Continuing Resolution Defunding Obamacare 9/16/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Taxpayer Money to Promote Affordable Care Act 9/10/13 The Daily Herald - DesJarlais Responds to Address 9/09/13 Cleveland Daily Banner - DesJarlais Says "No' On Syria 9/05/13 Time Free Press - In Their Words: Corker, DesJarlais Talk About Syria 9/03/13 The Tennessean - Sens. Corker, Menendez Agree on More Limited Authorization to Strike Syria 9/03/13 10 WBIR - Rep. Scott DesJarlais Says Strike Against Syria Not justified 8/20/13 Rep. DesJarlais' Response to Immigration Video 7/29/13 DesJarlais Statement on President Obama's Visit to Chattanooga 7/19/13 Student Success Act Passes United States House of Representatives 7/10/13 The Tennessean - House Republicans from TN Oppose Immigration Bill Backed by Corker, Alexander 7/01/13 Nooga.com - Rep. Scott DesJarlais Argues Against U.S. Involvement in Syria on Fox News 7/01/13 Times Free Press.com - U.S. House Declares Immigration Bill 'Dead on Arrival' 6/28/13 The Tennessean - TN Voices Weigh in on Senate Passage of Immigration Reform Bill