Representative Scott DesJarlais's Public Statements

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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: Running, 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
John Anderson

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Robert Doggart

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Fapas Faparusi, Sr.

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Steve Lane

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Lenda Sherrel

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Democratic

David Tate

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Republican

Jim Tracy

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Michael Warden

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Republican

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Issue Position: Traditional Tennessee Values Issue Position: Term Limits Issue Position: Illegal Immigration Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: National Security and Veterans Issue Position: Taxes Issue Position: Government Spending 6/30/14 Congressman Desjarlais Applauds SCOTUS Decision in Hobby Lobby Case 6/30/14 DesJarlais, Duckworth Introduce Resolution Supporting the Goals and Ideals of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month 6/26/14 Congressman Desjarlais Cosponsors Fair Tax Legislation 6/26/14 The Daily Herald - Rep. DesJarlais Cosponsors Fair Tax Act 6/25/14 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month 6/25/14 Congressman Desjarlais Statement on Corker/Murphy Proposal to Increase Gas Taxes 6/22/14 Columbia Daily Herald- House Declines to Put its Foot Down on Iraq 6/22/14 MurfreesBoroPost.com- Desjarlais Challenges Tracy on Potential Gas Tax 6/19/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Reverse Proposed Carbon Emissions Regulation 6/02/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to a Vote 5/30/14 Congressman Scott DesJarlais Calls for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to Resign 5/30/14 Congressman Scott Desjarlais Calls for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to Resign 5/26/14 Congressman DesJarlais Memorial Day Statement 5/26/14 Congressman Desjarlais Memorial Day Statement 5/22/14 Congressman DesJarlais Votes Against USA Freedom Act 5/22/14 Congressman Desjarlais Votes Against USA Freedom Act 5/21/14 WBIR- TN Members Unanimous in Support of VA Accountability Bill 5/20/14 Congressman DesJarlais Votes in Favor of the Water Resources Reform & Development Act of 2014 5/09/14 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 5/01/14 TVA's Watts Bar Nuclear Facility 4/23/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Role in IRS Targeting 4/16/14 Congressman DesJarlais' Office Meets with Run Now Relay Team in Washington, DC 4/10/14 Letter to Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop Closure of Military Fast Food Outlets 4/10/14 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Concerns about Job Loss at Military Facilities 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