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GOHMERT: Congressional Reform Goes Beyond Electing the Right Speaker
October 5, 2015
Momentarily, let’s talk principles instead of specific people. Throughout Congressional history, there appear to be ongoing periods of greater and greater centralization of power in the Speaker of the House. Eventually, it becomes too destructive and someone or some people step up to decentralize the power. There is an absolutely amazing array of talent and intelligence in Congress, but somehow, far too many on both sides of the aisle get to DC they hand over their deductive reasoning function ... More
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Rep. Louie Gohmert Awarded Heritage Sentinel Award in East Texas
October 3, 2015
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) will be awarded with the Heritage Sentinel Award Saturday, October 3rd in Tyler, Texas. "Congressman Gohmert has been relentless in fighting for conservative values for Texans. He has faithfully voted to rein in federal overspending, has rigorously pushed to advance federalism, and consistently opposed the faulty policies of the executive administration,” said Joseph Miller, Southwest Regional Coordinator for Heritage Action. “Gohmert has been leading on issue after is... More
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GOHMERT: Republicans Need Bold Leadership More Than Ever
September 30, 2015
The United States of America is at an incredibly perilous time in our history. We have seen our rights endowed by our Creator and protected by the Constitution being eroded and taken away. It is clear that we need bold leadership more than ever. Speaker John Boehner, by stepping down, is graciously giving us that opportunity. An opportunity of this magnitude should not be squandered on an ‘heir apparent,’ or continuing to “go along to get along.” The biggest problem with Congressional elections ... More
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Gohmert’s Statement on Speaker Boehner’s Resignation
September 25, 2015
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today after Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from the position of Speaker of the House and his plans to step down from the United States Congress at the end of October: “America is at an incredibly perilous time in our history; we need bold leadership more than ever, and the Speaker now has graciously given us that opportunity.” “Due in part to the massive shift in power away from the most accountable representatives of th... More
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Obama Admin Will Not Reveal to Congress Number of Americans Killed By Iran
September 18, 2015
The Obama administration is declining to inform Congress about the number of American citizens and troops killed by Iran and its terror proxies, according to a document provided to Congress and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. The administration was repeatedly asked by Congress to release figures describing how many Americans and Israelis have been killed by Iran’s military and terror activities since the country’s 1979 revolution. In a series of on-the-record responses obtained exclusive... More
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