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Inauguration Day

On Friday, our country will take part in one of our most sacred and special traditions: the peaceful transition of power from one President of the United States to the next. Inauguration Day is a celebration that dates back to the very beginning of our country, but the first president to take the oath of office in Washington, D.C. was Thomas Jefferson in 1801. As a Congressman, I consider it an honor and duty to participate in the inauguration of...


Roe Supports Budget Proposal to Start Obamacare Repeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after voting in support of the fiscal year 2017 budget proposal. This proposal will trigger the ability to use the reconciliation process to repeal Obamacare: “In 2011, when the American people put Republicans in charge of the House of Representatives, we made a promise that we would repeal the fundamentally flawed Affordable Care Act and replace it with pati...


Chairman Roe Statement on VA Secretary Nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement after President-elect Trump nominated Dr. David J. Shulkin to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: “I am pleased President-elect Trump has chosen a physician to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, especially one familiar with the integrating of private practitioners into the VA's network of health care providers. I’ve long s...


Keeping the Promise to Repeal Obamacare

Almost seven years ago, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, was signed into law. President Obama promised this law would expand access to and lower the cost of health insurance coverage, but almost every promise the president made about Obamacare has since been broken. Americans were promised they could keep their doctors and the health coverage they had if they liked them, but many could not. In the meantime, the individuals ...