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Gohmert Pleased to Announce Winners of 2015 Congressional Art Competition
December 16, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) hosted a reception to honor the participants and announced the winners of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition on Saturday, in Marshall, Texas. He released the following statement regarding the outstanding art pieces submitted this year: “Throughout history, art and its expression have always been vital to our culture. Personally, with one of my daughters being an artist, it has played a significant role in my family’s life. The Congressional Art Competition is a fun... More
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Gohmert Joins Texas Delegation in Support of Texas’ Lawsuit Against Executive Amnesty Action
December 11, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01), along with Republican Members of the Texas Delegation, sent a letter of support to Governor Rick Perry and Governor Elect Greg Abbott regarding Texas’ lawsuit against Obama’s executive action amnesty. “President Obama adamantly stated at least 22 times over the past six years that he could not create his own immigration law. However, the week before Thanksgiving, our Commander- in- Chief issued what amounts to a royal decree, which pretends to legalize approximately 5... More
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GOHMERT: Congress must use power of the purse to counter Obama
December 7, 2014
President Obama adamantly stated at least 22 times over the past six years that he could not create his own immigration law. However, the week before Thanksgiving, our Commander- in- Chief issued what amounts to a royal decree, which pretends to legalize approximately 5 million people who entered the United States unlawfully. Currently, minorities are suffering massive unemployment. So as the gap grows wider between the super rich and the working poor and as middle class wages continue stagnant,... More
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Louie Gohmert says GOP leaders abused House procedures to quickly pass flawed defense, immigration bills
December 5, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) on Thursday charged his own Republican leadership with abusing House procedures this week in order to quickly pass a defense bill that no one had time to read, and an immigration bill that was watered down in a way that favors President Barack Obama. Gohmert ran unsuccessfully to be the chair of the House Republican Study Committee, a group that reflects the views of more conservative Republican members. But he said perhaps his loss was fortunate, since it frees him ... More
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GOHMERT: American College Liberals Should Learn from their British Counterparts
December 5, 2014
As universities in the United States are increasingly discriminating against conservatives and even cancelling invitations to speak, the highest levels of British learning extended invitations to me last week to speak at both Cambridge and Oxford. Speaking engagements at Cambridge, Oxford, and one the most elite female high schools in the U.K. actually followed an invitation to address a joint group from both the House of Lords and the House of Commons in Parliament. Other speaking engagements t... More
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