Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

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Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today voted against another partisan immigration bill, helping defeat more legislation that did nothing to reunite separated families.

Jun 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In the wake of several recent Supreme Court decisions that have dodged the question of gerrymandering, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today reiterated his belief that Congress should pass legislation that would help eliminate the partisan redrawing of voting districts.

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today joined a bipartisan majority, including all Democrats and 41 Republicans, in soundly defeating a “cruel” immigration bill.

Jun 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) welcomed Rabbi Mark Schiftan of Nashville as today’s guest chaplain on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.  

Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Cosponsors the Keep Families Together Act


NASHVILLE – Continuing to fight for immigrant families, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today condemned President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy, which has resulted in separating children from their families at the border.

Jun 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today responded to a Supreme Court ruling that allows states to purge some citizens from voter registration rolls after they miss elections.

Jun 8, 2018 Press Release

Legislation Asserts Congress’ Right to Scrutinize Presidential Trade Actions, Including Tariffs

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement after President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today voted for a sweeping bipartisan bill that promotes fairness in the music industry and praised its unanimous passage in the full House of Representatives.

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the victims of a deadly mass shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tennessee, on the morning of Sunday, April 22.

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