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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 →
On October 30, 2012 By TNDP
Desjarlais Campaign Telling Reporters His Second Patient Mistress is Correcting the Times Free Press’ Patient-Sex-Drugs Story.
“The woman mentioned in this article has reached out to both the congressman’s wife and the paper to express concerns about her statements being taken out of context and factual inaccuracies contained in this article,” a statement from campaign [...]Continue Reading →
On October 24, 2012 By TNDP
WINCHESTER – In the same week that a formal complaint against embattled Congressman Scott DesJarlais was filed with the Tennessee State Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. DesJarlais desperately launched TV ads attacking his opponent, Eric Stewart, on the relationships between doctors and patients.
“Voters are learning that there is absolutely no limit to the [...]Continue Reading →
Party filed public records request for correspondence between governor, scandal-plagued congressman
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Democratic Party filed a request Monday with Governor Bill Haslam’s office for copies of text messages sent between the governor and U.S. Rep. Scott Desjarlais, a Republican doctor who is entangled in a [...]Continue Reading →
On October 23, 2012 By TNDP
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester sent a letter today to Governor Bill Haslam and every elected Republican in the state legislature rebuking their party’s continued support of U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a Republican doctor who has admitted to having an illicit affair with a patient — a violation of his code [...]Continue Reading →
Friend- For as far back as I remember, politicians have gotten a bad reputation for saying one thing and doing another. And, this past week Congressman Scott Desjarlais proved why.This past week, news broke of a phone call that the pro-life Congressman made with his former patient and mistress urging her to have an [...]Continue Reading →
On October 19, 2012 By TNDP
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Democratic Party released Friday a web video hammering Congressman Scott Desjarlais for the doctor-patient sex scandal embroiling his floundering campaign.
“Scott DesJarlais said he was for our families, but his actions show he’s only for himself,” said Chip Forrester, Chairman of the Tennessee Democratic Party. “Desjarlais hasn’t been truthful [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In response to the Tennessee Republican Party’s sudden interest in “basic ethics,” Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester released the following statement condemning the Republican establishment for staying dead silent on the unethical and morally repugnant behavior of Congressman Scott Desjarlais:
“Seven days have passed since Dr. Desjarlais admitted he had a [...]Continue Reading →
On October 17, 2012 By TNDP
The Tennessean editorial board has endorsed Congressman Jim Cooper for re-election in Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District and state Sen. Eric Stewart to replace the disgraced Congressman Scott Desjarlais in Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District. From today’s paper:
4th Congressional District
The sprawling Fourth District has had a tumultuous few years, with former Rep. Lincoln Davis [...]Continue Reading →
This week Tennessee Republicans showed there is no level of hypocrisy and dishonesty that is off limits.
Scott DesJarlais’ Really Bad Week
Scott DesJarlais, who has been dodging debates like Mitt Romney dodges facts, was exposed in the Huffington Post for a level of blatant dishonesty and hypocrisy that might even make Karl Rove twinge. The [...]Continue Reading →
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