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



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Gohmert Responds to Group Calling for Town Hall Meeting
February 21, 2017
TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A group of demonstrators gathered Tuesday on the square in Tyler to push for immigration and health care reform. The group goes by Indivisible of Smith County and called for a town hall meeting with Rep. Louie Gohmert. Gohmert was dining at nearby Jack Ryan's during the demonstration. He responded Tuesday afternoon, issuing the following statement: The communication below is being sent to those constituents who have demanded a public town hall meeting mainly for the purpose of... More
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TX-01 District Offices Without Power
February 17, 2017
*UPDATE: As of 12:30PM CST the power has been restored to our Tyler office and we are back to normal working conditions.* A most tragic series of events occurred in the early morning hours of Friday, February 17th outside my district office located in Tyler, which resulted in the death of a worker attempting to repair the damage to downed power lines. My most sincere condolences go out to the family, friends and coworkers of the Oncor contractor who was killed as he worked diligently in the serv... More
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Rep. Louie Gohmert Calls on Trump to Reissue Travel Ban
February 10, 2017
President Donald Trump should immediately reissue his executive order on travel from the Middle East, but include more details about what it does and does not cover, Rep. Louie Gohmert said Friday, while accusing the 9th Circuit appellate court of not caring about the Constitution while upholding an order on the travel ban. "Include in there what the White House had already explained, that it didn't apply to people that already had their green cards," the Texas Republican told Fox News' "Fox & F... More
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Gohmert Introduces The Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands (FRESH) Act
February 7, 2017
Today, Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) introduced companion legislation (HR 928) in the House of Representatives to the Senate version of the FRESH Act, introduced by Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK). This legislation would give states the right to regulate hydraulic fracturing on all land within the boundaries of the States. It would also force companies with hydraulic fracturing operations on Federal lands to comply with current State laws. “In the wake of the overreaching and unaccountable Obama Administrat... More
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Rep. Louie Gohmert: Protests Against Gorsuch Nomination Are ‘Fake News’ Funded by ‘Soros Money’
February 3, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told Breitbart News Daily he was “excited” by President Donald Trump’s choice of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court. “This is exactly why I got behind Donald Trump,” he told SiriusXM host Alex Marlow. “This is why I was excited election night, is because we all expected Trump to keep his word. He has. He picked somebody from the list, and, in fact, he didn’t just pick somebody from the list; he may have picked the very best person from the list.” “This is a man that, as... More
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