DAVID SCOTT - CONGRESSMAN, REPRESENTING GEORGIA'S 13TH DISTRICT

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  • Congressman David Scott Statement Condemning the 2018 Farm Bill
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    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 racist farm bill. Make no mistake about it. The good Lord said you should know the truth and the tr... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Honors Former Governor Zell Miller with Tribute on House Floor
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    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 Remarks “Well, my friend, you got that right. Zell Miller was my friend, my partner and my mentor. You k... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Pays Tribute to Channel 2 WSB-TV’s Tim McVay
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    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 Manager of WSB Television is retiring after thirty-nine years as a top executive with Cox Media Group ... Read more

  • Scott Statement Supporting the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on December 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered remarks on the House Floor in support of H.R. 1699. This bipartisan bill preserves access to manufactured housing, which accounts for 12% of the housing in Georgia. A video and transcript of Congressman Scott’s remarks are enclosed below. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Transcript: “Thank you so much, Ranking Member. I appreciate that. I want to deal with two things right quick in my two minutes. “First of all, manufacture... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Denounces Dangerous Republican Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Taxes, Veterans

    Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to the Republican tax reform bill. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Madam Speaker, I thank Ranking Member Neal. I appreciate this time. My heart is heavy tonight, and it is heavy because we are faced with the absolute, most dangerous, destructive, and deceitful tax reform bill in the history of this Congress. Now, let me tell you why. On the other side, you have heard... Read more

  • Scott Remarks During Hearing Examining Massive Equifax Data Breach
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks during the full House Financial Services Committee Hearing to examine the Equifax Data Breach. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Thank you very much Mr. Chairman. First of all, I want to make a couple of points very clear. I represent the great state of Georgia and love Georgia very much. When this first came to me, when my staff first reported it, I immediately wanted to do all I could to make sure tha... Read more

  • Scott Floor Remarks Opposing Republican Bill H.R. 3823 that Fails to Treat Americans in Texas, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands the Way They Deserve
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to H.R. 3823, a Republican measure that began as a bill to reauthorize the FAA but evolved to include cherry-picked, insufficient flood insurance reform. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. Mr. Speaker, let me start off by letting the America people know fully why we Democrats on this side of the aisle are opposed to this bill. Nobody has worked as hard as Democrats... Read more

  • Scott Raises Awareness for Alarming Veterans Suicide Rates
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense, Veterans

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in a bipartisan effort to raise awareness for Veterans Suicide Prevention. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Ladies and gentlemen of the Nation who are listening or watching us on C-SPAN, I want to impress that we have exactly, right now, 40,000 soldiers--veterans--who are committing suicide each year. This is a national crisis, but it is more than that. It is a national tragedy. But... Read more

  • Scott Remarks in Support of Resolution Directing Treasury Department to Release Records on Alleged Trump-Russia Ties
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following remarks during a full House Financial Services Committee markup of five bills, including the Democrats’ Resolution of Inquiry. The resolution directs the Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin to provide Congress with documents from Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) regarding the financial and business dealings of President Trump, his family members, and his associates. Click here to watch video of Congressman ... Read more

  • Scott Remarks at House Financial Services Hearing with Federal Reserve Chair
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following remarks during the House Financial Services Committee’s Humphrey-Hawkins hearing on monetary policy and the state of the economy with the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Janet Yellen: Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s exchange with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Rep. Scott: Chair Yellen, welcome, good to have you again. Chair Yellen, I first of all want to thank you and the Federal Res... Read more