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18 House Republicans pledge to oppose spending bill with Planned Parenthood funding
July 29, 2015
Eighteen House conservatives told GOP leaders Thursday that they will not support any measure to fund the government if it continues to fund Planned Parenthood. “We must act to fully defund Planned Parenthood,” they wrote in a letter obtained by The Hill. “Please know that we cannot and will not support any funding resolution -- an appropriations bill, an omnibus package, a continuing resolution, or otherwise -- that contains any funding for Planned Parenthood, including mandatory funding strea... More
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Rep. Gohmert Meets with Family Members of Victims Killed by Illegal Aliens
July 24, 2015
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) shared in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News his experience meeting with family members of victims killed by illegal aliens. The loved ones of the victims came to Washington, D.C. for a hearing on Kate’s Law and meetings with several legislators concerning the epidemic of illegal immigration into the United States. Gohmert said that 2016 Presidential candidate Donald Trump has struck a nerve across America on the issue of illegal immigration, because he isn’t be... More
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Rep. Louie Gohmert Introduces The Safer D.C. Act
July 23, 2015
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on ‘The Safer D.C. Act’ that he introduced which would end the sanctuary city policies in the District of Columbia: “In the wake of the tragic murder of San Francisco resident, Kate Steinle, by a five-time deported illegal criminal alien, it is important to realize that the District of Columbia is in fact also a sanctuary city like San Francisco. Subsequently, when District police arrest individuals lacking paperwork or information rega... More
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Congress bill would force D.C. officials to detain, report illegals to feds
July 23, 2015
A Texas Republican congressman has introduced legislation that would force the District to share more readily with federal authorities information about illegal immigrants arrested in the city with the goal of increasing deportations. The bill introduced by Rep. Louie Gohmert follows in the footsteps of similar legislation passed Thursday by the House that would withhold federal grants from states and localities that shield illegal immigrants from deportation by not cooperating with federal immi... More
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Louie Gohmert Blows Up Obama-Iran Deal On House Floor: Would Cause ‘Nuclear Proliferation,’ Cost ‘Millions Of Lives’
July 23, 2015
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) had about the strongest rebuke of any member of Congress when it comes to President Barack Obama’s nuclear arms deal with Iran on the House floor on Wednesday evening. Speaking for nearly 30 minutes, Gohmert deconstructed the deal point-by-point. “There’s so much about this deal that stinks to high heaven,” he said at one point. “This deal with an evil group of leaders in Iran is going to spell death down the road for masses of people if we don’t get it stopped. So Mr. ... More
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