Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

Press Releases

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.

Apr 22, 2018 Press Release

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:

Apr 18, 2018 Press Release
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.

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