Legislation Asserts Congress’ Right to Scrutinize Presidential Trade Actions, Including Tariffs
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).
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.
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.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement on this morning’s shooting at a Waffle House on Murfreesboro Pike:
More Than 3,000 New Voters Across Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced results after this year’s 42 nonpartisan voter registration drives at high schools across Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District, encouraging more than 3,000 new voters in Cheatham, Davidson and Dickson counties to participate in the 2018 election cycle.
Fresh Grant Funding Adds to $28 Million Already Available
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today received confirmation that the omnibus funding bill recently passed by Congress releases $7.5 million in fresh funding for election security in Tennessee.
Cooper, Rice, Budd, Norman: Our Bill Would Ban Earmarks Forever
NASHVILLE — Amid reports that President Trump’s lawyer wants a premature end to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s active investigation, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) defended the probe, urging Congress to protect Mueller so he can finish examining Russian interference in American affairs.
New Bill Would Reverse FCC’s Harmful Vote Affecting Internet Use
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced his support of a new legislative effort to preserve net neutrality and reverse last year’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote to eliminate it.