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Scott DesJarlais' Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Scott DesJarlais
Office: U.S. House (TN) - 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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Date Title
March 31, 2014 Cleveland Daily Banner - DesJarlais Gives Update on Measures Before Congress
Sept. 10, 2013 The Daily Herald - DesJarlais Responds to Address
Sept. 9, 2013 Cleveland Daily Banner - DesJarlais Says "No' On Syria
Sept. 5, 2013 Time Free Press - In Their Words: Corker, DesJarlais Talk About Syria
Sept. 3, 2013 10 WBIR - Rep. Scott DesJarlais Says Strike Against Syria Not justified
Sept. 3, 2013 The Tennessean - Sens. Corker, Menendez Agree on More Limited Authorization to Strike Syria
June 27, 2013 Representative Massie Introduces Bill to Block Unauthorized U.S. Military Aid to Syrian Rebels
May 9, 2013 Nooga.com - Rep. Scott DesJarlais participates in Benghazi hearing
May 8, 2013 The Tennessean - Rep. Scott DesJarlais: 'Cover-up' questions about Benghazi remain
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
July 19, 2012 Blog: Irresponsible Defense Cuts Place Nation at Unacceptable Risk
May 10, 2012 House Republicans Fight to Stop Devastating Cuts to Our Nation's Military Forces
May 9, 2012 DesJarlais Snap Act Included as Part of Deficit Reduction Package
Jan. 18, 2012 Statement by Rep. DesJarlais in Opposition of Raising the Debt Ceiling
Oct. 14, 2011 Knoxnews.com - ET Congressmen Impressed with Care for Soldiers in Afghanistan
Oct. 13, 2011 Representative DesJarlais Returns from Healthcare-Focused Congressional Delegation Trip to Afghanistan
July 14, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 2, 2011 We Will Prevail in the War on Terror
May 2, 2011 Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
Issue Position: National Security and Veterans
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