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Rep. Roe was sworn in for the 114th Congress on January 6, 2015

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Roe Statement on the Securing America’s Future Act
June 21, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the House failed to pass H.R. 4760, legislation to tackle our country’s growing illegal immigration problem: “The legislation we considered today is everything East Tennesseans have been asking for, so I’m disappointed by in the outcome of today’s vote. The legislation would have included funding to secure our southern border; expanded e-Verify; ended catch and release; replaced the visa lottery progra... More
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Roe: Championing the Farming Industry for Future Generations
June 21, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, or the Farm Bill: “I’ve always said I’ll never apologize for taking care of our farmers. This Farm Bill is a great start to help struggling farmers in East Tennessee. Over the last five years, net farming income has declined by 52 percent because of external factors like natural disasters and changes in the global economy. In meeting w... More
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Roe: The Flawed Fiduciary Rule is Officially Vacated
June 21, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a mandate to officially vacate the Obama Administration’s U.S. Department of Labor’s (DoL) flawed fiduciary rule: “As a longtime advocate for protecting the cost of investment advice for low- and middle-income investors, today’s decision to vacate the DoL’s flawed fiduciary rule is a win for all middle-class Americans. For years I have fought tirelessly to s... More
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Roe Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order
June 20, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order to cease the separation of families detained after illegally crossing the U.S. border: “Separating children from their parents is not something any of us want to see. President Trump was right to issue an executive order that keeps families together once they cross the border into the U.S. In fact, the House is preparing to vote on a comprehensive bill that wil... More

We Must Enforce Our Nation’s Immigration Laws
June 20, 2018
Since taking office, President Trump has rightfully focused on improving our country’s border security, discouraging illegal immigration, and reforming our immigration process to prioritize entry based on merit and skills of national need. He has also indicated his interest in signing into law a policy that addresses the status of millions of young children who did not come here legally but were brought through no fault of their own and have grown up in America. For months now, the president has... More
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