Several Republicans in Tennessee’s federal delegation say they are open to a proposed federal ban on abortions after 15 weeks. The federal legislation would still leave Tennessee’s full abortion ban intact.
Tennessee’s two Democratic representatives voted with the majority in favor of impeaching the president for inciting an insurrection. Not a single Tennessee Republican voted in favor of the measure.
Tennessee Congressman Chuck Fleischmann has tested positive for COVID-19. The Chattanooga-area Republican received his result Sunday, noting he had contact with his infected roommate in Washington, D.C., who happens to be a Florida representative.
Listen Republican Bill Lee pledged to work toward creating safer neighborhoods and acknowledged his administration will face challenges with the opioid epidemic and access to health care, after he took the oath of office Saturday morning to become Tennessee’s 50th governor.
Most of Tennessee’s Congressional delegation is either balking or staying silent in response to the gun control plan President Obama unveiled today.