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Gohmert’s Statement on Tragic Mt. Pleasant ISD Bus Crash
March 24, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the tragic high school bus crash in East Texas that claimed two lives and injured numerous others: “My thoughts and fervent prayers go out to the family members and friends of the two precious lives that were claimed as a result of the horrific East Texas crash involving the Mt. Pleasant High School girls and boys track teams. How very horrific-- to experience such a devastating loss after a time of togetherness and fun ... More
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EXCLUSIVE: Podesta Was Board Member Of Firms Linked To Russian Investors
March 22, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert, an outspoken House Republican from Texas, is calling for a congressional investigation of John Podesta’s role with Rusnano, a state-run company founded by Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned. Podesta — Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman and former President Bill Clinton’s White House chief of staff — first made contact with the Russian firm in 2011, when he joined the boards and executive comm... More
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Rep. Gohmert: Trump ‘Being Set Up for Failure,’ Ryancare Doesn’t Fully Repeal Obamacare
March 21, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Tuesday regarding the latest on Ryancare. Gohmert called the current bill “a formula for disaster,” insisting it’s likely the courts would end up having the final say in terms of preserving Obamacare due to the way the bill is written. “I think the President’s being set up for failure,” added Gohmert, “and I know people are anxious just to get this bill passed.” He continued, “We can’t just cave in and say, oh... More
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Republicans remain fractured on Obamacare repeal; considering ‘collapse and replace’ option
March 17, 2017
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says he knows how to force Democrats to work with Republicans on a plan to replace Obamacare, but other Republicans aren’t so sure that taking the bipartisan route is such a good idea, given what the GOP promised throughout the 2016 campaign. During an interview with TheBlaze, Graham recommended his fellow Republicans let Obamacare collapse under its own weight. Graham said that if changes can’t be made to the House GOP health care bill currently being debated in the... More
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Texas Rep Pushing Ryan For House IT Scandal Probe Briefing
March 16, 2017
Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert is pushing his party’s leadership to hold a caucus briefing on the U.S. Capitol Police criminal investigation into the five congressional Information Technology (IT) workers suspected of stealing congressional data. “I’m circulating a letter, and we’re going to ask for just that,” Gohmert told The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group Thursday following a “Conversation with Conservatives” news conference. Congress needs to know more about three Paki... More
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