U.S. Congressman LOUIE GOHMERT: Proudly Serving the First District of Texas



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Holder’s ‘childish and lame’ performance at hearing undermines his credibility on the IRS scandal
April 15, 2014
Republican Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert said that his recent heated exchange with Attorney General Eric Holder exposed Holder as a “partisan and extremely petty” individual and undermined Holder’s ability to defend the Obama administration on the IRS scandal in coming weeks. “I know what it’s like to be in the heat of a very nasty conversation. I perhaps have been in those kinds of conversations more than our attorney general. And that’s why his comments were so childish and lame,” Gohmert told The ... More
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Rush Limbaugh: Louie Gohmert: A Fearless Fighter
April 9, 2014
BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Louie Gohmert, one of our all-time favorite members of the House of Representatives. He's from Texas, and Louie... I have to say this. Louie is a judge. He's a former judge. One of the reasons that he wanted to get elected to Congress is he was driving around one day between cases, and he heard me explain baseline budgeting, and it infuriated him. It literally infuriated him. Of course I explained it in such a way to make it simple. It was easy to understand, and he didn't... More
Press Releases
Woodall-Gohmert Bill Ends Automatic Increase in Federal Budget
April 8, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the passage of The Baseline Reform Act, which he spearheaded in the House of Representatives: “Since my first term in 2005, I have been pushing to end the automatic increases in every federal department’s budget. Having filed the Zero Baseline Budget bill in each term of Congress since I’ve been here, I am gratified to have it passed out of the Budget Committee and brought to the floor for its bi-partisan passage today. ... More
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EXCLUSIVE: Gohmert: 'Ridiculous' Not to Allow Soldiers to Carry on Base
April 3, 2014
On Thursday, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) blasted current military policy prohibiting military members from carrying weapons on base, and suggesting that it was time to change that policy. “Given yesterday’s tragedy at Fort Hood, it is abundantly clear something needs to be done to protect our men and women in the United States military,” Gohmert told TruthRevolt exclusively. “Just as we have seen repeatedly in mass shootings in civilian or military areas, shooters normally go to areas where concea... More
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GOP Slams Obamacare Figures: 'Ultimate April Fools' Day Joke'
April 2, 2014
President Barack Obama exulted in announcing on Tuesday that 7.1 million Americans had enrolled in Obamacare — but Republican Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn slammed the Affordable Care Act as a "botched law that has caused millions of Americans to lose their health insurance. "It has forced individuals to sign up for more expensive health insurance or face a penalty," Cornyn, the Texas Republican told Newsmax. "It has resulted in cancer patients losing access to their doctors — and it is slash... More
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