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Roe Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on President Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court reached a 4-4 tie on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration reform, upholding the lower court’s decision to stop the president’s actions: “I am glad the courts have upheld the rule of law. I am completely opposed to the president’s irresponsible and unconstitutional approach to immigration reform, and was outrage...


Roe Statement on Health Care Task Force Rollout

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) released the following statement on House Republicans’ agenda for health care reform: “Before coming to Congress, I spent my career caring for patients as an OBGYN. Treating patients isn’t political – I never once saw a Republican or Democrat disease while practicing medicine – and health care reform shouldn’t be political either. My Republican colleagues and I knew there were problems with our...


Roe: It’s Important We’re Clear-Eyed About the Enemy We’re Facing in ISIS

Last week, an Islamic terrorist carried out the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil since September 11th, and I continue to send my thoughts and prayers to the citizens of Orlando as they bury their loved ones and begin the long road to recovery. My heart is heavy for the innocent victims, their families and the entire city of Orlando. After a horrific event like this, it’s important we unite to examine our policies to ensure we’re doing ...


Keeping Americans Safe at Home and Abroad

Early last Sunday morning, 49 innocent people were robbed of their lives when a gunman entered a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The gunman, who I will not name, allegedly pledged allegiance to ISIS during and prior to this horrific act. An attack on one American is an attack on all Americans - no matter their political party affiliation, religion, socio-economic status or sexual orientation – and I continue to keep the victims and their families,...