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Houston’s Mayor Backtracks on Church Subpoenas, Tosses Her Own Lawyers Under the Bus (Updated)
October 16, 2014
Houston’s power-mad Mayor Annise Parker has backtracked on those subpoenas that she had the city issue to five city pastors, at taxpayer expense. The mayor made the move as Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott sent a letter to Parker asking that she withdraw the subpoenas “immediately.” Attorney General Greg Abbott Asks Houston City Attorney to Withdraw Subpoenas Seeking Sermons, Other Documents from Houston-area Pastors AUSTIN — Attorney General Abbott today asked that the Houston City Attorney t... More
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Lawmakers Want Answers on Hospital’s Failed Ebola Safety Protocols: ‘Highly Concerning’
October 16, 2014
On Wednesday, senior lawmakers were scrambling to keep up with information on the growing Ebola threat after a second person in Dallas was diagnosed with the deadly virus. Several lawmakers told TheBlaze that they want answers as to why Obama administration and health officials failed to take extensive precautions immediately when evidence suggested that an Ebola outbreak was possible and why first responders have had ineffective training regarding the contagion. The issue became more perilous W... More
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Louie Gohmert: CDC Has Collective Heads ‘Up Where the Sun Doesn’t Shine’
October 15, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said Wednesday that the American public should have no trust in the Centers for Disease Control after it failed to impose protocols in Dallas to stop the spread of Ebola, and then blamed nurses for contracting the virus. The CDC initially indicated that the Dallas nurse who was treating the first Ebola patient, Thomas Duncan, somehow violated a safety protocol, and that allowed the virus to spread. But a nurse group on Wednesday day there were no protocols, and that ... More
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Gohmert Applauds RNC Chairman’s Remarks on Unity of GOP
October 4, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the Republican National Committee Chairman, Reince Preibus,’ remarks and release of the unity document, ‘Principles for American Renewal’: “It is about time that the Republican Party stops the war on conservatives and takes a strong stand for principles that make our nation stronger, which happen to be conservative. This nation’s foundation was on life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness through limited government, not... More
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Gohmert on Attorney General Holder’s Resignation
September 25, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on the announcement that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder would be stepping down from his position: “For many years now, I have been calling for Attorney General Holder’s resignation. Not only has he lied before Members of Congress and, ultimately, been held in contempt, he has obfuscated the truth and been the most partisan, partial, prejudiced and self-pitying Attorney General in my lifetime, including John Mitchell who went to jail ... More
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