Politician Info
F David Kustoff (R - TN)

Holds office U.S. House District 8

Biography
David Frank Kustoff ( born October 8, 1966) is an American politician and attorney from the state of Tennessee. He served as a United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee from 2006 until 2008, and is the member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 8th congressional district. The district includes much of West Tennessee, including the eastern fourth of Memphis and most of its suburbs.

Comments

"As a former U.S. Attorney, I have witnessed firsthand how narcotics like marijuana lead to further addiction and plague our communities. The MORE Act would only encourage more reckless use of the drug and undermine our law enforcement." (12/04/20)

... "However, I do not believe in the legalization of narcotics. As a former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, I believe strongly in enforcing our nation's drug laws and prosecuting those who break them. As such, while I am not a member of the aforementioned committees, I do look forward to reviewing their findings on H.R. 975. In addition, I will keep your thoughts on this issue in mind should further legislation come to the House floor." ...
5/25/17
http://normltn.org/west-tennessee-congressman-doesnt-believe-in-cannabis-legalization/

"There are numerous provisions that I cannot support, such as funding for Planned Parenthood, medical marijuana programs and the bailout of Puerto Rico. I am also disappointed that the bill does not include cottonseed protection, which was thoroughly vetted, strongly supported and entirely paid for. I want to reassure Tennessee farmers that I am fully committed to correcting this wrong and seeing them through their current economic challenges.
5/03/2017
https://kustoff.house.gov/media/press-releases/kustoff-votes-against-massive-omnibus-spending-bill

Votes
2022: Medical Marijuana Research Act, HR 5657
No
2022: MORE Act, HR 3617
No
2021: SAFE Banking Act, HR 1996
No
2020: MORE Act, HR 3884
No
2019: The SAFE Banking Act, HR 1595
No
2019: Blumenauer/McClintock/Norton Amendment to Protect Legalization
No
Contact David Kustoff

Email: kenna@wucpas.com

Web: https://kustoff.house.gov/

Phone: 202-225-4714

Address

560 Cannon House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

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