Tennessee Congressional Delegation Stands With Governor, Local Officials in Tornado Response

Posted on March 3, 2020

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 – U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Representatives Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.), Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), Mark Green (R-Tenn.), David Kustoff (R-Tenn.), Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) and John Rose (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement in response to the tornadoes that swept across Tennessee early this morning:

 “Our hearts go out to all the Tennesseans impacted by these devastating storms, especially to the families of those that lost their lives. We urge everyone today who may be affected by additional storms to take proper precautions and consider safety first.

 “We are continuing to monitor the situation and appreciate all our brave first responders.

 “We stand united and ready to work with our governor and state and local officials to ensure that federal assistance is available. We will do everything we can to help Tennesseans and their communities rebuild and recover.”