Press Releases

December 23, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 23, 2020) U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) has released the following statement:

December 21, 2020 Press Release
Burchett: “We are sent here to represent our communities, but like so many other representatives, I was never given the opportunity to speak on behalf of East Tennesseans”

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 21, 2020) – Tonight, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) voted against the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. This legislation is over 5,000 pages long, contains all 12 appropriations bills that are supposed to be voted on individually and has a $2.4 trillion price tag.

December 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 9, 2020) – Today, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) voted against a measure to temporarily fund the government until Friday, December 18. Congress previously passed a short-term funding measure on September 22 after failing to fully fund the government for fiscal year 2021. Rep.

December 3, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 3, 2020) -- Last night, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) honored the life of former Knox County Commissioner Wanda Moody, who passed away on Nov. 29. In a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives, Rep.
October 21, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2020) – Yesterday, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced its “Guardian of Small Business” award recipients. U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) was among the winners recognized by the NFIB.

October 15, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2020) – Yesterday, tensions escalated between the social media company Twitter and White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany after Twitter suspended the Press Secretary’s account for sharing a negative New York Post article about former Vice President Joe Biden. U.S.

October 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., (Oct. 9, 2020) – Following an Oct. 1 vote on a 115-page continuing resolution that was brought to the House Floor just 40 minutes after its public release, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) is working to give American taxpayers more transparency regarding the cost of federal legislation. Today, Rep.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2020) – Earlier this year, U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) sought answers on behalf of his constituents following Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s abrupt operational changes at the United States Postal Service (USPS). Today, Rep.

October 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (Oct. 2, 2020) – Early this morning, President Donald Trump announced he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive to coronavirus. U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement:

October 2, 2020 Press Release
Burchett: “Congress needs to deliver for small businesses and workers, leave political agendas out of it"

WASHINGTON, DC (Oct. 2, 2020) – Yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walked away from negotiations for a targeted COVID-19 relief package in favor of the partisan, $2.2 trillion HEROES Act 2.0. U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) voted against this legislation last night and released the following statement:

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