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Will Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) follow his Republican leadership and support a bill this week that cuts overtime pay and flexibility for working families — the “Pay Working Families Less Act”?
House Republican leaders are pushing forward this deceptive bill that they call the “Working Families Flexibility Act” despite independent evaluations saying it would actually [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Democratic Party released a statement on U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais voting for Rep. Paul Ryan’s House Republican budget, which gives the wealthiest Americans a massive new tax cut paid for by raising taxes on the middle class by $2,000.
“Once again Scott DesJarlais has chosen to slash taxes for [...]Continue Reading →
Congressman Scott DesJarlais and his Tea Party Republicans are up to their same old tricks, releasing a new Ryan budget today that ends the Medicare guarantee, raising costs for seniors, while protecting tax breaks for millionaires and Big Oil companies. Congressman DesJarlais supported this radical Tea Party budget in the past and now is [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester sent a letter Thursday to members of the State Republican Executive Committee urging them to take action against Congressman Scott DesJarlais.
Forrester says the committee members could strip the congressman of his Republican Party membership or pass a resolution seeking his ouster.
“The constituents [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester rebutted claims that the Tennessee Republican Party was a role model for the national Republican Party, saying state Republicans pandered to extremists and betrayed Tennesseans by choosing not to address Congressman Scott DesJarlais’ patient-sex scandal.
In a recent interview with TNReport.com, Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris [...]Continue Reading →
On November 16, 2012 By TNDP
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — TNDP Chairman Chip Forrester issued the following statement in response to Congressman Scott DesJaralis’ letter to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam in opposition of establishing a health insurance exchange as required by the Affordable Care Act:
“It takes a lot of gall for Scott DesJarlais, a doctor who violated medical [...]Continue Reading →
On November 15, 2012 By TNDP
Republicans Cannot Ignore DesJarlais’ Unethical Behavior, Lies Any Longer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Court transcripts confirm that Republican Congressman Scott DesJarlais, a doctor, engaged in multiple sexual relationships and drug use with patients, a clear violation of his professional code of ethics and Tennessee law.
DesJarlais’ testimony, given under oath, verifies a long record of [...]Continue Reading →
On November 2, 2012 By TNDP
Party Looking for Full Disclosure on the Unethical Republican Doctor who had Sex with Patients
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Chattanooga judge will hear a motion Monday to unseal records related to the patient-sex scandal that rocked Congressman Scott Desjarlais’ campaign three weeks ago.
Circuit Court Judge Jacqueline Bolton will preside over the hearing [...]Continue Reading →
On November 2, 2012 By TNDP
DesJarlais Settled Mysterious Medical Malpractice Case in 2004 for $75K, Sued for Medical Malpractice in 1991—Months After Graduating Medical School
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Embattled Congressman Scott DesJarlais, a physician entangled in a scandal stemming from his sexual involvement with multiple patients, also has a history of medical malpractice claims. One of those claims, settled [...]Continue Reading →
On November 1, 2012 By TNDP
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In the wake of news reports revealing that Congressman Scott DesJarlais, a Republican doctor, carried on multiple sexual affairs with his patients, members of Tennessee’s medical community are speaking out.
They say the issue of doctors having sex with their patients is black and white — it’s wrong always.
“This is not [...]Continue Reading →
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