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The “Green New Deal” is a Green Nightmare

Elections have consequences. Under the House Republican majority in the previous Congress, we focused on creating jobs, growing the economy, improving our security, taking care of our veterans, and making America energy independent. Now that House Democrats have the majority, they have replaced our agenda with an agenda much more closely aligned with socialist principles and government control over all aspects of life. As President Trump pointed ...


Roe Supports Trump Action to Fund Wall

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement about President Trump’s consideration to declare a national emergency on the southern border after voting for H.J.Res. 31, the Consolidated Appropriations Act: “President Trump called on Congress to come together and reach an agreement on funding our government and border security because another shutdown was not an option. Last month, House Speaker Nancy Pelo...


Roe Stands With the President and With Our Troops

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after voting against H.J. Res. 37, legislation concerning United States Armed Forces presence in the Republic of Yemen: “As a veteran and leading Republican on the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, there is no decision I take more seriously than the decision to keep American troops deployed abroad. Under President Trump’s leadership, over the last two years...


House Passes Bipartisan Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act of 2019

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 840, the bipartisan Veterans' Access to Child Care Act of 2019: "I have always been an advocate for reducing barriers to care for our veterans, as it is imperative that they are able to receive care in the most effective and timely manner - especially mental health care," ...