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GOHMERT: Until We Stop The Flood, We Will Never Overcome This Border Crisis
July 28, 2014
This month I have been down to the Texas-Mexico border three different weekends. My nights patrolling the border, talking in depth with Border Patrol, DPS, Texas Rangers, ICE agents, and people in the area have helped bring a few things into focus for me. Namely – we must secure the border and enforce the law of the land. Unlike the editorial board at The Longview News Journal, the majority of Americans understand compassion is not encouraging a President to continue luring children to this coun... More
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More Congressmen Demand Answers About Planned Parenthood Abortion Quotas
July 25, 2014
More Texas congressmen are expressing outrage over Planned Parenthood’s alleged abortion quotas, calling on Planned Parenthood to address the allegations and reiterating support for nationwide defunding. Earlier this week, a former Planned Parenthood manager came to the Daily Caller with a budget statement she said proves that her clinic had annual abortion quotas it needed to meet in order to make its budget. The budget, from fiscal year 2010, said that the now-closed clinic in Bryan, Texas nee... More
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Shots fired across border draw yawn from Washington
July 22, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert says news of gunfire coming from the Mexican side of the border toward U.S. agents might have been covered up if he hadn’t been at the site of the incident Friday night. A congressman who spent this past weekend at the border with Mexico came back with a chilling story about a barrage of high-caliber gunfire that scattered U.S. Border Patrol agents while at least 40 illegal immigrants emerged from the weeds of the Rio Grande River. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, says he’s worrie... More
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Gohmert Continues His Firm Stand with Israel
July 16, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement showing unwavering support for Israel after a ceasefire was rejected by Hamas: “The existence and safety of the nation of Israel is critical to the safety and existence of the United States and those who love true freedom. Israel’s support for human rights is more consistent with the position of the United States than any other nation in the middle east. Most Americans believe that if we as a nation bless Israel, we will be blessed. The... More
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FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Endless wave of illegal immigrants floods Rio Grande valley
July 14, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: McALLEN, Texas — Life jackets of all sizes and the occasional punctured raft are strewn along the banks of the Rio Grande, just south of Mission, Texas, where a relentless onslaught of illegal immigrants eagerly surrender to beleaguered Border Patrol agents around the clock. It’s a cycle for which there is no end in sight. “You're going to be out here a long time,” Fernando, an El Salvadoran child, told FoxNews.com shortly after surrendering to Border Patrol authorities after midnight... More
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