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Dr. Phil Roe
Official Account of Rep. Phil Roe, MD, serving Tennessee's First Congressional District. Chair. Member & co-chair of
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ICYMI: Yesterday, the 2018 Farm Bill passed the House and was sent to the President’s desk. I am very excited for this bipartisan bill to be signed into law so that our farmers in East Tennessee receive much needed stability over the next 5 years.
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Happy 382nd Birthday to the . We cannot thank you enough for your service and bravery in protecting our nation for centuries – and centuries to come!
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HouseVetAffairs Dec 12
ICYMI - Chairman delivered opening remarks in this morning's full committee hearing entitled, "Is VA Ready for Full Implementation of Appeals Reform?" Watch it here:
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Dr. Phil Roe Dec 11
My wife and I hope we helped spread some Christmas cheer today at the ’s Holiday Mail for Heroes event. Many servicemembers are unable to be home for the holidays, but we are very grateful for their selfless service to this nation!
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HouseVetAffairs Dec 10
ICYMI – Today, the House passed the Veterans Benefit and Transition Act of 2018. Read Chairman ’s statement here:
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Dr. Phil Roe Dec 10
I hope everyone is staying safe and able to enjoy the snow. Here is the view from the Mountain Home National Cemetery in Johnson City, TN.
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HouseVetAffairs Dec 7
On this National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, we honor our nation’s fearless patriots who gave their lives on that notable day. May their sacrifice never be forgotten.
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Dr. Phil Roe Dec 7
Today, we remember our brave servicemembers that lost their lives on December 7, 1941 in the attack on Pearl Harbor. December 7 will always be a day that lives in infamy, so I hope you’ll join me in honoring all those who fought in World WWII on this dreadful day.
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Dr. Phil Roe Dec 6
Congratulations to our Congressional intern Pearl Jang for becoming an American citizen. You have a bright future ahead of you!
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HouseVetAffairs Dec 6
As we continue to mourn the passing of President , let us take a moment to remember not only his patriotic service but the selfless sacrifice of all WWII veterans.
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Dr. Phil Roe Dec 3
President George H.W. Bush was a true American hero. Clarinda and I join the country in expressing our condolences to his family. The public is invited to pay their respects while he lies in state in the U.S. Capitol from December 3, at 7:30 p.m. - December 5, at 7:00 a.m. ET.
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HouseVetAffairs Dec 3
Last week, Chairman appeared on to discuss the . More here:
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HouseVetAffairs Dec 1
Today, Chairman released a statement on the passing of President . Read it here:
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Rep. David Kustoff Nov 30
When our servicemembers return home, there should be no confusion about the benefits they receive. I am glad to see & my colleague , Chairman of , taking the initiative to ensure veterans’ benefits are fulfilled.
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Dr. Phil Roe Nov 30
It is my honor to continue leading Republicans in the 116th Congress as Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. I’m very grateful to work on behalf of our nation’s veterans to ensure they get the care they deserve.
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HouseVetAffairs Nov 30
Today, Chairman released a statement regarding his 116th Congress Committee leadership role. Read it here:
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Dr. Phil Roe Nov 28
Spoke today with about all the happenings in Washington D.C. Always a pleasure speaking with our local media. Check out my interview tonight on News 5 at 11 p.m.!
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C2C Sinclair Nov 28
.: “Whether we have a shutdown or not, that’s above my pay grade. We should put the money in for the wall… The president wants this, he ran on it, we should deliver on his promise.”
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Dr. Phil Roe Nov 28
As an OBGYN there is nothing that I want more than for every child to have a long, healthy life. November is Prematurity Awareness Month, which is the leading cause of newborn deaths. For more information visit: via
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Dr. Phil Roe Nov 26
I had the pleasure of leading the pledge of allegiance at the Johnson City Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. It was a great start to the day. Thanks for having me! Photo courtesy of Dave Ongie.
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