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Gohmert’s Statement on Veterans Day 2019
November 11, 2019
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today honoring America’s veterans on Veterans Day 2019: “Today we honor our men and women who have served bravely and passionately in the United States Military. Our military members have placed themselves in harm’s way for the freedoms we enjoy today. We are thankful to these brave individuals for their service and devotion to this great nation. Their loyalty to the stars and stripes and to the people of this nation must never b... More
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Gohmert and CJWC Praise President Trump for Taking Action on Military Injustice Cases & Recommend Two More Warriors for Consideration
November 6, 2019
Yesterday, the Congressional Justice for Warriors Caucus (CJWC) delivered a letter to President Donald J. Trump praising his consideration of the cases of 1Lt. Clint Lorance, Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher and Maj. Matt Golsteyn for action as soon as November 11, 2019, on Veterans Day. Pursuing justice for these warriors has been of paramount importance to the CJWC, which has worked diligently on their behalf. The caucus also requested review of two additional cases: Sgt. Derrick Miller and... More
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Gohmert’s Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Fort Hood Shooting
November 5, 2019
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Fort Hood shooting in Killeen, Texas: “Ten years ago, today, 13 precious people – soldiers and civilians – were brutally massacred at the hands of evil. The shooting spree at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas is still to this day the worst mass murder at a U.S. military installation in U.S. history. “The malicious actions of radical Islamists have claimed far too many innocent lives. Even political correc... More
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Gohmert’s Statement on the Death of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
October 28, 2019
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the news announced by President Trump that the deadly leader of the Islamic State group was killed in a US military operation in northwest Syria: "Yesterday was a great day for Americans who love justice. Under the leadership of Commander-in-Chief Trump, one of the world’s most ruthless, evil, terrorist leaders, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi along with his reign of terror was brought to an abrupt but appropriate end. We owe our ... More
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GOHMERT: The Media Turns Fake Whistleblowers Into Heroes, While Real Ones Get Punished And Ignored
October 21, 2019
With all the talk of whistleblowers in the media lately, it’s an opportune time to take a look at what it actually means to “blow the whistle” from within the federal government. The Obama administration dealt with leakers quite harshly, so they were able to control what got out about the numerous scandals. In fact, the Obama administration prosecuted more leakers under the Espionage Act for leaking than all other administrations put together. By contrast, today leakers of fourth-hand hearsay in... More
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