Speeches and Floor Statements

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... Read more »

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,... Read more »

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 ... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

Bipartisan Scott Amendment Passes As Part of Flood Insurance Reform Legislation

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) gave the following statement at the recent House Financial Services Committee Markup of Flood Insurance bills. Scott offered an amendment to greatly reduce installment plan fees for consumers who make monthly payments to purchase flood insurance. The amendment passed and was included as part of H.R. 1558, the Repeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act, which now... Read more »

Scott Offers Amendment to Keep Flood Insurance Affordable at Financial Services Committee Markup

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) gave the following statement at the recent House Financial Services Committee Markup of seven Flood Insurance bills. Scott offered an amendment to eliminate installment plan fees for consumers who make monthly payments to purchase flood insurance: Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. "Thank you very much. Mr. Chairman, a few years back, I along ... Read more »

Congressman David Scott Floor Remarks on Wrong Choice Act

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to the Republicans’ “Wrong Choice Act,” which would undo safeguards for American consumers implemented after the Great Recession. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Ladies and gentlemen, I love this country. And the heart and soul of our country is our financial sys... Read more »

Scott Remarks on Israel Resolution on the House Floor

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) spoke on the House Floor tonight in support of H. Res. 11, strongly objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian Peace. Below is a transcript of his remarks and a link to the video. “Mr. Speaker, I rise in great support of the Ross-Engel bill against this most deceitful and shameful U.N. resolution. That is what ... Read more »

Honoring the 175th Anniversary of the City of Powder Springs

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Today, Congressman David Scott honored the 175th anniversary of the city of Powder Springs, Georgia by making remarks for the Congressional Record. His statement is posted below. ... Mr. DAVID SCOTT of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, every now and then, we have the opportunity to step back and reflect on our history, our accomplishments and struggles and think about how we want to shape our future. October ... Read more »

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