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Marsha Blackburn Discusses Troop Withdrawal from Syria, Impeachment Inquiry on Fox News

 

U.S. SenateNashville, TN – This morning, Tuesday, October 8th, 2019, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Fox News’ America’s Newsroom as the “Headliner” to discuss the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry with Bill Hemmer and Sandra Smith.

Senator Blackburn serves on the Senate Judiciary and Armed Services Committees.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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First Lady Melania Trump’s visit ‘made their day’

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Wyoming last week as part of her signature Be Best initiative, which focuses on childhood well-being and the crucial fights against cyberbullying and drug abuse. While there, she encouraged children to spend more time outdoors and learn more about America’s beautiful National Parks.

Arriving in the town of Jackson, Mrs. Trump joined some of the Jackson District Boy Scouts under the town’s iconic elk antler arches, where they told her about their ongoing conservation efforts.

First Lady Melania Trump and 4th grade students participate in a river raft tour of the Snake River in Wyoming. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

First Lady Melania Trump and 4th grade students participate in a river raft tour of the Snake River in Wyoming. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

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Marsha Blackburn, Richard Blumenthal Call for Full Funding of Programs to Prevent Child Exploitation

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) wrote today to Senate appropriators to request increased funding for missing and exploited children programs in the appropriations bill currently before Congress.

The letter follows a recent report finding that over 45 million online images and videos were flagged as child sexual abuse last year, and that images are increasing exponentially in number, becoming more extreme, and featuring increasingly younger victims.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: A Distraction We Cannot Afford

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – In Memphis Friday, October 4th, 2019, I joined Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to tour the brand new Union Row development. This is the largest redevelopment project ever in the city of Memphis, and was made possible by Opportunity Zones which were enacted in the Republican-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Caring For Our Servicewomen: Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women. To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a bipartisan group of my Senate colleagues and I called upon the U.S. Department of Defense to expand and improve screening coverage for female service members and veterans. Providing superior care to our service members should be a top priority for our country. Learn more here.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn Joins Secretary Ben Carson to Tour Memphis Opportunity Zones

 

U.S. SenateMemphis, TN – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, Congressman David Kustoff (TN-08) and State Senator Brian Kelsey (District 31) to tour the brand new Union Row development in Memphis. This project was made possible by Opportunity Zone incentives enacted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

“Union Row is a perfect example of how this administration’s pro-growth policies are directly impacting communities here in Tennessee,” said Senator Blackburn. “I appreciated the opportunity to welcome Secretary Carson to our state to celebrate the largest redevelopment project ever to come to the city of Memphis.”

Marsha Blackburn, Ben Carson, David Kustoff and Brian Kelsey toured the Union Row development in Memphis.

Marsha Blackburn, Ben Carson, David Kustoff and Brian Kelsey toured the Union Row development in Memphis.

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U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to Five-Decade Low of 3.5%

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – America’s unemployment rate fell to a 50-year low last month, dropping to 3.5 percent and matching a level last seen in December 1969, Alexandra Steigrad reports in the New York Post.

“A more encompassing measure that includes discouraged workers and the underemployed also fell, declining 0.3 percent points to 6.9 percent, meeting its lowest level in nearly 19 years and just off the all-time low of 6.8 percent.”

United States President Donald J. Trump

United States President Donald J. Trump

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Marsha Blackburn Joins Bipartisan Group Warning FTC Not to Weaken Children’s Online Privacy Rules

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) Friday, September 4th wrote to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it not to take any steps to weaken existing rules under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

The Senators sent their letter following the Commission’s announcement that it will begin an ahead-of-schedule review of the COPPA Rule, as well as its request for public comment on potential updates to current children’s privacy protections.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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U.S. President Donald Trump is protecting Medicare for America’s Seniors

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Today, Thursday, October 3rd, 2019, United States President Donald J. Trump traveled to The Villages, Florida, outlining how he will protect Medicare for our Nation’s seniors. In doing so, he offered a clear contrast to Congressional Democrats’ socialist takeover vision for the public.
 
A message to America’s seniors: “No one will lay a hand on your Medicare benefits.”

U.S. President Donald J. Trump speaks with reporters prior to his trip to The Villages, Florida, October 3rd, 2019. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

U.S. President Donald J. Trump speaks with reporters prior to his trip to The Villages, Florida, October 3rd, 2019. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

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Donald Trump gets Two Big Wins for Farmers, Manufacturers, Workers

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Just last week, in a single day, President Trump signed a historic Japanese trade deal in New York as a White House-led team negotiated a radical reform of the Universal Postal Union in Geneva,” White House Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro writes for Fox Business.

“Together, these two quintessentially Trump deals will net American farmers, manufacturers and workers billions of dollars and create thousands of jobs.” Click here to read more.

United States President Donald J. Trump

United States President Donald J. Trump

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Marsha Blackburn on Impeachment Inquiry: This is the Democrats’ Mueller Do-Over

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Fox News’ The Next Revolution with Steve Hilton as a panelist on Sunday to discuss the Democrats’ unsubstantiated impeachment inquiry.

On the Democrats’ Repeated Efforts to Impeach the President

“They tried it in 2017. They couldn’t get the floor vote. They tried it in 2018. They couldn’t get the floor vote. Mueller was to be [the silver bullet]. They couldn’t get that to work. They tried it earlier this year and it didn’t work and so here we are…. They’re wanting to prove that something nefarious was done…. This is their Mueller do-over.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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