Speeches and Floor Statements

Scott Statement Supporting the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017

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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 appre...

Congressman David Scott Denounces Dangerous Republican Tax Reform Bill

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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 refo...

Scott Remarks During Hearing Examining Massive Equifax Data Breach

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

Scott Raises Awareness for Alarming Veterans Suicide Rates

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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 s...

Scott Remarks in Support of Resolution Directing Treasury Department to Release Records on Alleged Trump-Russia Ties

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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 o...

Scott Remarks at House Financial Services Hearing with Federal Reserve Chair

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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,...

Scott Remarks at House Agriculture Hearing on “Clearing the Next Crisis: Resilience, Recovery and Resolution of Derivative Clearinghouses”

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following remarks during the House Agriculture Committee hearing to examine the work of regulators and market participants to safeguard derivative clearinghouses. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s exchange with Mr. Scott A. Hill, Chief Financial Officer, Intercontinental Exchange, Atlanta, GA, and Mr. Jerrold E. Salzman, on behalf of CME ...

Statement: Financial Services Hearing on “U.S. Equity Market Structure Part I"

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following remarks during the House Financial Services Committee hearing to review the current state of the U.S. equity markets and review how the current structure has evolved since the enactment of the Securities Acts Amendments of 1975. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s exchange with Matt Lyons, SVP and Global Trading Manager, The Capit...

Scott Statement: House Agriculture Hearing on “The Next Farm Bill: University Research”

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) gave the following strong statement in support of increased federal funding for 1890s Land-grant HBCUs at the recent House Agriculture Committee hearing to discuss investments in agricultural research as a continuation of the committee’s hearing series on preparing for the next farm bill. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Thank you very much...