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  • Gohmert Praises The Passage of Kari’s Law
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the passage of Kari’s Law in the U.S. House of Representatives: “This common sense reform was made possible through the tireless work of countless individuals, and none more so than Hank Hunt, the father of Kari Hunt. Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai along with the American Hotel and Lodging Association were great helps in getting the help we needed to make this bill a reality nationwide. The Chairman of the ... Read more

  • Gohmert Reacts to Judge’s Ruling in Favor of Republicans in ObamaCare Suit
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2016 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today following the ruling in favor of House Republicans lawsuit against the Obama administration over ObamaCare: “This ruling today is a step in the right direction for the American people. It reinforces the reality that the Obama Administration has overstepped constitutional authority. This should come as no surprise to most since it has been their hazardous pattern for the last seven years.” "It is encouraging to see that a federal j... Read more

  • Gohmert Introduces Balanced Budget Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2016 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the introduction of his Balanced Budget Amendment: “Over the last 15 years our national debt has skyrocketed to unsustainable levels. This spike in spending has put our economy at risk and, worse, saddled the next generation with an undeserved fiscal burden. In fact, according to the Congressional Budget Office, the federal budget deficit was $352 billion –a record high for the first seven months of this fiscal year.” “T... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on The 2016 National Day of Prayer
    Posted in Press Releases on May 5, 2016 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today on The National Day of Prayer: “Today is such a special day – one of national contemplation and prayer to the one, true God. First established in 1775, when the Continental Congress asked the colonies to pray for wisdom in forming this country, the call to prayer has continued throughout our history. In fact, this day was created for the purpose of humbly coming before God, seeking His guidance for the leaders of this country and ... Read more

  • Gohmert Objects to President Obama’s Eastern District of Texas Judge Nominee
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding his opposition to the nomination of Karen Gren Scholer to fill a vacancy on the federal district court for the Eastern District of Texas: “It is my firm belief that an individual who lives and works within the Eastern District of Texas should be selected to fill such an important vacancy within this area. Otherwise, the message is that out of the thousands of attorneys living within this one fourth of ... Read more

  • Gohmert on President Obama’s Supreme Court Justice Selection
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today concerning President Obama’s selection of Merrick Garland to fill the Supreme Court vacancy: “The current election cycle, highly contested and contentious, has revealed one thing – that this nation is deeply divided on countless issues. Though I have not agreed with political positions of now Vice-President Joe Biden and Senator Chuck Schumer, their previously adamant position that a sitting President should not be selecting a Sup... Read more

  • Gohmert Pays Tribute to Former First Lady Nancy Reagan
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2016 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement honoring the life and legacy of Mrs. Ronald Reagan: “Nancy Reagan had a level of class that was becoming of a First Lady. Her gentle strength was evident to those in her inner circle, as well as, the entire country.” "It is an extraordinary privilege for both Kathy and me to be invited to represent our beloved east Texas at the tribute to be paid to Mrs. Nancy Reagan tomorrow during the memorial service at The Ronald Reagan Presidential... Read more

  • Federal Govt Mismanagement of Forests is Devastating States, Local Govts and Schools
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today in the House Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) addressed the committee & questioned witnesses in a hearing on Federal Lands. He noted the vast amount of national forests in east Texas and mentioned hearing reports by private land owners, living near federal lands, that there has been more hostility than ever by federal employees toward east Texans. “The federal government is no longer being the good neighbor that they promised to be,” said Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01). ... Read more

  • Gohmert on The Life & Legacy of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2016 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on the sudden news of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing: “In 1986, America needed an honorable, brilliant, ethical, clear-headed, protector of the U.S. Constitution. In response to all the musical prayers for God to ‘bless America,’ He did in the form of Antonin Scalia. I loved his mental clarity, treasured his sense of humor and jokes, shared both his faith in God and his recognition of the troubled course ahead for o... Read more

  • Investigative Report on EPA’s Gold King Mine Blowout Released by House Committee on Natural Resources Majority Staff
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources released a Majority staff report detailing information uncovered during the Committee’s ongoing investigation of the EPA’s Gold King Mine blowout near Silverton, Colorado in August 2015. The 73-page report documents the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) and the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) inaccurate and misleading accounts of the events and decisions that led to the blowout and deconstructs their conflicting accounts Click here to view... Read more