WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today released the following statement on the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s cost estimate of Trumpcare:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement on President Trump’s detailed budget proposal for fiscal year 2018:
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, questioning the Senate’s current approach to the debate over health care.
WASHINGTON – Joining every Democratic member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the House Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) sent a detailed letter to the committees’ Republican chairmen outlining a request for an immediate and robust investigation into the recent actions of President Trump and other administration officials.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement:
“I proudly voted against Trumpcare,” Rep. Cooper said. “This Republican bill is a national tragedy. Millions of Americans will lose health coverage and protections. Lives will be lost, and Congress will regret the vote. I pray the Senate will reject this reckless plan.”
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement as House Republicans worked toward a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act this week.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced he has once again cosponsored the Hold Congress Accountable Act, a bill that would reduce the salary of members of Congress in the event of a government shutdown for as long as the shutdown continues.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today recognized Equal Pay Day, cosponsoring the Paycheck Fairness Act and renewing his call to close the pay gap between women and men.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would stop congressional pay if Congress fails to pass America’s budget bills on time.
By Frank Daniels III in The Tennessean
“Our elections don’t suffer from over-participation,” deadpanned state Sen. Steve Dickerson, R-Nashville, last week when asked why he was partnering with U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Nashville, to encourage teenagers to register to vote.
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