Blackburn Statement on Taylor Swift Documentary

“Taylor is an exceptionally gifted artist and songwriter, and Nashville is fortunate to be the center of her creative universe. While there are policy issues on which we may always disagree, we do agree on the need to throw the entertainment community’s collective influence behind legislation protecting songwriters, musicians, and artists from censorship, copyright theft, and profiteering. The Music Modernization Act was a huge win for creators, and the BOTS Act for fans. Growing support behind...

Blackburn Commends President Trump’s Path to Peace for Israel & Palestine

“President Trump has been steadfast in his commitment to ensuring Israel’s safety and security. Last year’s unprecedented recognition of Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel reaffirmed our commitment to this critical alliance in the Middle East. Today, President Trump presented a path forward to peace which provides the opportunity for Palestinians to eventually have a state of their own.” – Senator Marsha Blackburn

Blackburn Statement on the Senate Impeachment Organizing Resolution

“First, the Democratic House impeachment managers told us the evidence against President Trump was ‘overwhelming.’ Right after, we heard there wasn’t enough evidence, and we would need to allow additional testimony in order to get it.

“House Democrats had ample opportunity to seek testimony from the witnesses they are now requesting, but they decided instead to rush through their unsubstantiated articles of impeachment. The Democrats are entangled in an intellectually dishonest effort to...

Blackburn: Their Day Job is Senator & Night Job is Presidential Candidate

Calls for Senators Warren, Sanders, Klobuchar and Bennet to Recuse Themselves from Senate Trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) spoke with Fox & Friends about her call for the four Senators running for president to recuse themselves from the Senate impeachment trial.“

They should recuse themselves. There is precedent,” said Senator Blackburn. “This came up in 1868 in the Andrew Johnson impeachment…. These individuals should say ‘Look, we’re spending millions of...

Blackburn Calls for Recusal of Democrat Presidential Candidates from the Impeachment Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) gave the following statement regarding the participation of the four Senators running for president in the Senate impeachment trial:

“Tomorrow, one hundred United States Senators will be sworn in to serve in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Four of those Senators must recuse themselves for their unparalleled political interest in seeing this President removed from office. These four Democrats, Senators Bennet,...

Blackburn Calls for Recusal of Democrat Presidential Candidatesfrom the Impeachment Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) gave the following statement regarding the participation of the four Senators running for president in the Senate impeachment trial:

“Tomorrow, one hundred United States Senators will be sworn in to serve in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Four of those Senators must recuse themselves for their unparalleled political interest in seeing this President removed from office. These four Democrats, Senators Bennet,...

Rosen, Blackburn Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Support American Manufacturing Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) both members of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee’s Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection – announced the introduction of the Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act, bipartisan legislation that would help to fill the gap between the growth of advanced manufacturing jobs, and individuals qualified with the unique skill set to fill those positions. The bill...

Blackburn & Bipartisan Senators to FCC: Tackle Rural Broadband Prior to 5G Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Joe Manchin (D-W.V.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and John Kennedy (R-La.) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging the FCC to take proper precautions to ensure that the 5G fund realizes its potential without expanding the digital divide.

“While 5G implementation is vital to our continued growth and prosperity, we must remain cognizant of the fact that 23% of rural Tennessee...

Senators Blackburn, Kennedy Join Whip Scalise, 200+ Membersin Supporting Louisiana's Pro-Life Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and John Kennedy (R-La.), House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), and Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) led 207 Members of Congress in filing an amicus brief to stand up for Louisiana’s pro-life law before the U.S. Supreme Court that would require all abortion providers to have admitting privileges at local hospitals when emergencies arise.

“States reserve the right to protect mothers and their children with high standards for health care...

Blackburn: Deliberate, Malicious Actions Documented in IG Report the Epitome of ‘The Swamp’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) posed questions to Inspector General Michael Horowitz on his report highlighting FBI misconduct and alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Act.

“Perception by the American people of reading your report…is that this was intentional. It was deliberate, that it malicious, premeditated and well thought out… As such, it is the epitome of ‘The Swamp’. It is murky and muddy....