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Roe Statement on Senator Alexander's Retirement

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) announced he will not be seeking re-election in 2020: “Tennessee and our country have been blessed to have been represented by Lamar Alexander. As Governor, Secretary of Education, University of Tennessee’s President, presidential candidate and U.S. Senator, he has exemplified what it means to be a public servant by ...


Farm Bill Passage Brings Certainty to Rural America

I am very proud one of the House Republicans’ final actions this Congress will be to ensure long-term certainty for rural America with today’s passage of the conference report for H.R. 2, the Farm Bill. I support this bipartisan agreement, which passed the House today by a vote of 369 to 47, because I will never apologize for taking care of our farmers. America wouldn’t be as strong as we are today without our agriculture community. With a declin...


Remembering President George H.W. Bush

Today, on this National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush, we reflect not only on what he has done for our country, but the extraordinary man he was. Although I did not personally know him, having been on this earth during his extraordinary lifetime has been a great honor. As our president, he was a very respectable man, but he did so much more. He served our country as our Vice President, Congressman from Texas, CIA Director, Ambass...


Roe Statement on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released the following statement after the passing of President George H. W. Bush: "I am saddened to hear of the passing of President George H. W. Bush. He served bravely during World War II as a Navy pilot and was a true American hero. Not only did he serve our country, but he was the youngest Naval aviator our nation had ever seen. He answered the call to serve and exemplified what it means to...