Rep. David Davis (R-Tenn.), 1st district

Please finish the following sentence. If I wasn’t a politician, I’d be …
A healthcare provider. That’s actually what I did before I got here.

What household chore do you dislike?
Doing the windows.

If you weren’t yourself, which lawmaker would you prefer to be?
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.). I like his gusto and his guts.

Please complete this sentence. My favorite place in the whole world is …
The mountains of east Tennessee.

Saddest moment?
The passing of my mother.

Has God ever spoken to you?
Often. We have a daily walk, and we communicate often.

Best moment?
Spending time on vacation with family. We like to cruise, so we spend a lot of time cruising.

Do you believe in aliens?
Depends on what type of alien you’re talking about. Martians, no. Illegal aliens? Yes.


• Age: 48
• Residence:  Johnson City, Tenn.
• Time in Congress: Nine months
• Significant other:  Wife, Joyce