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Congressman John Duncan

Representing the 2nd District of Tennessee

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February 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. released the following statement Monday in response to President Obama’s 2016 budget:

This budget would result in a nearly half-trillion dollar deficit next year alone, and our deficits and interest payments on the National debt would continue to go way up every year.

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January 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Today, Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) and Congressman John J. Duncan Jr. (TN-2)  introduced the “Honoring Our WWII Merchant Mariners Act of 2015.” This legislation would provide surviving Merchant Marines who served during World War II with a modest benefit for their bravery and sacrifice.

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January 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) offers his response Tuesday to the State of the Union Address:
 
“President Obama always has many things in his State of the Union that almost everyone supports, but of course the devil is in the details.”
 

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January 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) was reappointed Vice Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Tuesday, a key position that will allow him to help write and pass major transportation legislation the 114th Congress.

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January 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Friday regarding President Obama’s education announcement in Knoxville.

The President was very kind to me on our flight on Air Force One and during our lunch at Pellissippi State and the event that followed.

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December 12, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Thursday following his vote against a massive bill Omnibus-Continuing Resolution to fund the government through next year:

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December 9, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. John J. Duncan, Phil Roe, and Chuck Fleischmann released the following statements responding to President Obama’s speech on immigration in Nashville:

Rep. Roe (TN-01):

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December 4, 2014 Speeches

Mr. Speaker,

I rise in support of this very reasonable legislation, which really simply requires that our present immigration laws be fully enforced or at least not be violated.

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December 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A bill championed by Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) that would help fund repairs to the Chickamauga Lock passed the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday with large bipartisan support.

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November 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) released the following statement Thursday in response to President Obama’s pending immigration announcement:

There is a right way to do things, and there is a wrong way to do things.  This is the wrong way.

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In The News

June 14, 2014 In The News
Congressman John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., was honored this week as Tennessee’s top “Taxpayer Hero” by the nation’s largest nonpartisan watchdog group dedicated to eliminating waste in government.
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June 14, 2014 In The News
Since first elected, Duncan’s been one of the most steadfast conservative voices in Washington, D.C.
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June 12, 2014 In The News
A Knoxville lawmaker has asked the Department of Veteran Affairs to open a VA hospital in the city
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June 3, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Knoxville, accused the Obama administration of pushing “a radical environmental agenda” instead of working with Congress “to do the many good things for the environment we all want done.”
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May 30, 2014 In The News
“It’s certainly not a money problem,” Duncan said Thursday. “There’s no department that has been filled with money recently like the VA has.”
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May 30, 2014 In The News
“I don’t believe in the traditional Washington method of finding one fall guy, and firing that person hoping that the hubbub will die down and the problem will solve itself.”
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May 8, 2014 In The News
“I don’t think Congress is going to pass any pro-marijuana bills at this point,” said U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., a Knoxville Republican.
April 14, 2014 In The News
"I'm against the IMF reforms because I don't believe in world government," veteran Republican Rep. Jimmy Duncan of Tennessee told Newsmax.
April 10, 2014 In The News
Representative John J. Duncan Jr., a Republican member of the committee from Tennessee and a former judge, said Thursday that Ms. Lerner could not be allowed to make a statement asserting her innocence and then invoke her Fifth Amendment right.
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April 4, 2014 In The News
Mr. Duncan meets race car driver Kurt Busch
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