Brett (Brett) Guthrie (R-USH02)
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Capitol: 202.225.3501
FAX: 202.226.2019
District: 270.842.9896
Room 2434 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-1702

Residence: Bowling Green, KY
Elected: 2008    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Beth Clemons   DOB: 2/18/1964
Committee Assignments
RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Health
FC MemberFriends of Switzerland
Co-ChairJob Corps Caucus
FC MemberCongressional E-Learning Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Spectrum Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on International Exchange and Study
Co-ChairBipartisan Apprenticeship Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional E-Commerce Caucus
Co-ChairLive Events Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Bosnia
Co-ChairCongressional Horse Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Biotechnology Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
FC MemberCongressional Bourbon Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Library of Congress Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Pakistan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wire and Wire Products Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
FC MemberCongressional Youth Challenge Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Appalachian National Scenic Trail Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Energy Savings Performance Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Balanced Budget Amendment Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Medical Technology Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Humanities Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Georgia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Nursing Caucus
FC MemberOhio River Basin Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Energy and Commerce
FC MemberCongressional Dietary Supplement Caucus
FC MemberWhite Oak Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberNextGen 9-1-1 Caucus
FC MemberTennessee Valley Authority Congressional Caucus
FC MemberDefense Communities Congressional Caucus
FC MemberAuto Care Caucus
FC MemberClimate Solutions Caucus (House)
FC MemberU.S.-Japan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Families Caucus
FC MemberDairy Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Aluminum Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Competitiveness in Entertainment Technology (E-Tech Caucus)
FC MemberPaper and Packaging Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coal Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberArthritis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkish Relations and Turkish Americans
FC MemberCongressional Chemistry Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Manufactured Housing Caucus
FC MemberHouse Republican Israel Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Career and Technical Education Caucus (CTE)
FC MemberCongressional Rare Disease Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Counties Representing
Barren / Breckinridge / Bullitt / Daviess / Edmonson / Grayson / Green / Hancock / Hardin / Hart / Jefferson / Larue / Marion / Meade / Nelson / Ohio / Shelby / Spencer / Taylor / Warren / Washington


Congressman Brett Guthrie represents Kentucky's Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Second District is the home of the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, Mammoth Cave National Park, and Fort Knox.

Guthrie serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The Energy and Commerce Committee is the oldest standing legislative committee in the House with broad jurisdiction over our nation's energy, health care, telecommunications, and consumer product safety policies.

He is the top Republican on the Energy and Commerce Committee's Health Subcommittee. He also serves on the Communications and Technology Subcommittee and the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee. Last Congress, Guthrie was the top Republican on the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. In this role, Guthrie conducted oversight of the federal government's COVID-19 response efforts.

Recognized for his proven leadership, Guthrie was also appointed to serve a second term as a Deputy Whip within the House Republican Conference for the 117th Congress. Guthrie was also selected by House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) to co-lead the Healthy Future Task Force to develop solutions to encourage innovation for more therapies and cures, lower health care costs, ensure the U.S. is fully prepared to address future public health crises, and provide Americans with more choices to ultimately help patients live healthier and longer lives.

Guthrie graduated in 1987 from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and went on to serve as a Field Artillery Officer in the 101st Airborne Division - Air Assault at Fort Campbell. Guthrie later earned a Master's Degree from Yale University in Public and Private Management.

Following his military service, he joined Trace Die Cast, the Bowling Green, Ky., based manufacturing business that was started by his father.

First elected to public office in 1998, Guthrie represented the 32nd District in the Kentucky Senate until being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008.

Married to the former Beth Clemmons, they have three children, Caroline, Robby and Elizabeth. In May 2020, Brett and Beth were blessed with their first grandchild Rowan, daughter of Caroline and her husband Ryan.