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Gohmert Introduces Kari's Law of 2017
January 19, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the reintroduction of his bill, H.R. 582, the Kari's Law Act of 2017, which previously passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives but was held up in the Senate: “In the last Congress, we had strong bi-partisan and bicameral support for Kari’s Law, and even had a Democrat as lead sponsor in the Senate who was on the committee with jurisdiction and willing to marshal the bill toward passage. However, the bill got held... More
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Rep. Louie Gohmert: After Years of Inaction Under Boehner, Congress Now Keeping Obamacare Repeal Promise Under Trump
January 5, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told Breitbart News Daily Thursday that there was “a lot of excitement” in the new 115th Congress. “I haven’t seen or felt this kind of excitement since my first term in 2005, when we had the presidency as Republicans did – the White House, the House of Representatives, and the Senate,” he told SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam. “There was so much optimism, and we were so excited. We were going to totally reform Social Security so it would be there for generations to come. No... More
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Gohmert on House Resolution 11 and Introduction of Bill to Defund United Nations
January 5, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding his vote against U.S. House Resolution 11 and the bill he introduced today in Congress, H.R. 373, which would withhold any and all funds from the United Nations until United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, regarding Israel’s Settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, is repealed in its entirety: “Today we voted on U.S. House Resolution 11 that directly undermines Israel’s right to self-defense and supports Isra... More
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Gohmert: Schumer hoping New York Times can drown out Trump's tweets
January 4, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, said Wednesday morning that Democrats like Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer oppose President-elect Trump's endless tweeting because they'd rather have people read the left-leaning press. Schumer used his opening-day speech in the Senate Tuesday to say a "Twitter presidency" is a bad idea. "Making America great again requires more than 140 characters per issue," Schumer said. "With all due respect, America cannot afford a Twitter presidency." "Of course he wants T... More
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Gohmert: Schumer Wants Trump Off Twitter so NY Times Can Be News Source
January 4, 2017
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wants President-elect Donald Trump to quit using Twitter because he wants the public to "hear nothing but The New York Times," Rep. Louie Gohmert said Wednesday morning. "Trump is not going to let that happen," the Texas Republican told Fox News' "Fox and Friends" program. "He's going to get the final word and straighten them out when they lie about it." During his opening remarks on the Senate floor Tuesday, Schumer, a New York Democrat, addressed Trump and ... More
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