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Gohmert Appalled at Obama Administration’s Decision to Treat Non-U.S. Citizens with Ebola in the United States
October 29, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today concerning the breaking news that the Obama Administration is planning to treat non-U.S. citizens infected with Ebola in the United States: “According to what has been discovered from this administration, my concerns expressed in recent weeks that the Obama Administration had probably cut a deal with foreign leaders to let their Ebola patients come to the United States were apparently spot on. Completely ignoring the fatal nature ... More
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Rep. Gohmert: Putting US Troops on Ebola Duty 'Insane'
October 28, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert blasted the Obama administration on Newsmax TV on Monday for an "insane" decision to send thousands of U.S. troops abroad to combat Ebola in western Africa — work he said is better done by volunteers and medical professionals. Gohmert, appearing on "MidPoint" with host Ed Berliner, questioned whether the U.S. military is the best option for constructing field hospitals and providing other logistical support to disease-containment efforts in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. "M... More
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Rep. Louie Gohmert Welcomes Texas Honor Flight to Washington, DC
October 28, 2014
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the 27 World War II veterans who will travel to Washington, D.C. this week to tour the United States Capitol and experience the World War II Memorial: “These valiant veterans deserve our utmost respect. When Brookshire's gets them all the way to Washington, DC, I want to make sure their experience is worthy of the dedication they have had for our country. For most of them, this will be their one trip to ever see their Capitol,... More
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Houston’s Mayor Backtracks on Church Subpoenas, Tosses Her Own Lawyers Under the Bus (Updated)
October 16, 2014
Houston’s power-mad Mayor Annise Parker has backtracked on those subpoenas that she had the city issue to five city pastors, at taxpayer expense. The mayor made the move as Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott sent a letter to Parker asking that she withdraw the subpoenas “immediately.” Attorney General Greg Abbott Asks Houston City Attorney to Withdraw Subpoenas Seeking Sermons, Other Documents from Houston-area Pastors AUSTIN — Attorney General Abbott today asked that the Houston City Attorney t... More
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Lawmakers Want Answers on Hospital’s Failed Ebola Safety Protocols: ‘Highly Concerning’
October 16, 2014
On Wednesday, senior lawmakers were scrambling to keep up with information on the growing Ebola threat after a second person in Dallas was diagnosed with the deadly virus. Several lawmakers told TheBlaze that they want answers as to why Obama administration and health officials failed to take extensive precautions immediately when evidence suggested that an Ebola outbreak was possible and why first responders have had ineffective training regarding the contagion. The issue became more perilous W... More
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