Speeches and Floor Statements

Congressman David Scott Speaks on House Floor to Support COVID-19 Relief

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This week, Congressman David Scott spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to support the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan in response to the effects of the coronavirus. "The time for us to be bold is now. The time to be decisive, to move confidently, and most importantly, to move Democrats and Republicans together, to save our great nation. Not tomorrow, the time is now," Scott ...

Scott Floor Remarks Supporting Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) spoke on the House Floor in support of H.R. 2423, the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act. Below are the transcript of his remarks and a link to the video: Click here to watch the full remarks. “2020 marks the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. This historic centennial offers an un...

Congressman David Scott Presses Facebook CEO on Discriminatory Redlining Practices

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) questioned CEO Mark Zuckerberg about Facebook’s digital redlining practices during the House Financial Services Committee Hearing: “An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors.” Below is a transcript of Congressman Scott’s exchange with Mr. Zuckerberg. Transcript of Congressman Scott and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg...

Honoring the Extraordinary Life of Maggie Katie Brown Kidd, Georgia's Oldest Living Resident

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Today Congressman David Scott provided the following Extension of Remarks for the Congressional Record to celebrate the life and legacy of Riverdale resident Maggie Katie Brown-Kidd: Madame Speaker, I rise today to honor the life of an extraordinary Georgian, of Ms. Maggie Katie Brown-Kidd. Ms. Kidd, the youngest of 12 children, was born on December 8, 1904, to William and Lucy Brown. While she sp...

Congressman David Scott Statement at Committee Markup on Legislation Ensuring Affordable Mortgages for Veterans

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Today, Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement at a full House Financial Services Committee Markup on H.R. 1988, the Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of 2019. Sponsored by Congressman Scott and Reps. Mike Levin (D-CA) and Andy Barr (R-KY), the bipartisan legislation provides a technical fix critical to maintaining liquidity in the veteran home loan market ...

Congressman David Scott Floor Statement Raising Awareness for Sickle Cell Anemia Disease

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) took to the House Floor to deliver the following remarks to raise awareness for sickle cell anemia disease: “Thank you very much, Madam Speaker. Ladies and gentlemen, I rise today to honor the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta for their extraordinary work in fighting sickle cell anemia disease and providing comprehensive medical care for thousands of children i...

Congressman David Scott Floor Remarks Supporting Bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong support of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2 – Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. "Thank you very much Mr. Speaker. Ladies and Gentlemen this is a great farm bill. There’s so much in it, so many great things. But in this farm bill is...

Congressman David Scott Statement Condemning the 2018 Farm Bill

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following statement strongly condemning the 2018 Farm Bill and its failure to fully support America’s 1890s Land Grant African American Colleges and Universities. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Congressman David Scott’s Remarks “Mr. Chairman, let me make it very clear from the very beginning that this is a...

Congressman David Scott Honors Former Governor Zell Miller with Tribute on House Floor

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Tonight Congressman David Scott joined members of the Georgia Congressional delegation during a Special Order Hour on the House Floor to pay tribute to the life and legacy of former Georgia Senator and Governor Zell Miller. A video link to view Congressman Scott's remarks is enclosed below. Click here to watch video of Congressman David Scott’s remarks. Transcript of Congressman David Scott’s Rema...

Congressman David Scott Pays Tribute to Channel 2 WSB-TV’s Tim McVay

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) took the House Floor to pay tribute to Channel 2 WSB-TV’s Tim McVay, Vice President and General Manager, on his retirement after 39 years in broadcasting. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. I rise this morning to pay honor to an extraordinary, great American. Mr. Tim McVay, Vice President and General Ma...