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Roe Congratulates President Trump & Vice President Pence After Inauguration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement congratulating President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence after they took their oaths of office: “I extend my sincerest congratulations to President Trump and Vice President Pence. Today is a historic day for our nation, and it was a true honor to be outside the Capitol when our new president and vice president took their oaths of office. I’m thr...


Roe Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This evening, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after President Trump issued an executive order directing federal agencies to immediately begin work to ease the burden of Obamacare while he works to repeal and replace it: “I am extremely pleased that, as one of his first official actions, President Trump has directed our government to bring much-needed relief to the Americans struggling because of O...


Inauguration Day

On Friday, our country will take part in one of our most sacred and special traditions: the peaceful transition of power from one President of the United States to the next. Inauguration Day is a celebration that dates back to the very beginning of our country, but the first president to take the oath of office in Washington, D.C. was Thomas Jefferson in 1801. As a Congressman, I consider it an honor and duty to participate in the inauguration of...


Roe Supports Budget Proposal to Start Obamacare Repeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after voting in support of the fiscal year 2017 budget proposal. This proposal will trigger the ability to use the reconciliation process to repeal Obamacare: “In 2011, when the American people put Republicans in charge of the House of Representatives, we made a promise that we would repeal the fundamentally flawed Affordable Care Act and replace it with pati...