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Rep. Louie Gohmert receives 2019 Americans for Limited Government Defender of Liberty Award
February 11, 2020
Each year, Americans for Limited Government recognizes a few Members of Congress for going above and beyond in the fight for liberty. This year, three Members are going to be recognized for their outstanding exploits. Representative Louie Gohmert is a familiar face in the media as a defender of limited government values, and in his capacity as a Member of the House Judiciary Committee, in 2019, he has been one of the President’s most ferocious defenders against the abuses of power in the Departm... More
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Gohmert Receives FRC Action's True Blue Award
February 11, 2020
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) is the recipient of FRC Action’s True Blue award for the first session of the 116th Congress. The honor is reserved for lawmakers who earn a 100 percent score on FRC Action’s scorecard for unfaltering support for policies which defend faith, freedom and family. “It’s an honor to receive this award rooted in American principles which most people in Texas’ First District hold dear to their hearts. Family Research Center and it’s legislative affiliate, FRC Action, have be... More
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Gohmert on Vote Against Repealing the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002
January 31, 2020
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding his vote against repealing the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002: “The Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) of 2002 is outdated, overbroad, and needs to be replaced. However, rather than working with Republicans for a bipartisan way to do that, Democrats raced to get a quick vote during the week of impeachment to strip the President of power to deal with terrorists and ter... More
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Gohmert on Vote Against Democrats’ War Powers Resolution, H. Con. Res. 83
January 9, 2020
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding his vote against the Democrats’ War Powers Resolution, H. Con. Res. 83, which will prevent the President from engaging in hostilities against Iran: "Iran has been waging an actual war against the United States since 1979 after President Carter welcomed the Ayatollah back to Iran as a “Man of Peace.” General Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top terrorist commander, was responsible for the murder of hundreds of American tro... More
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Gohmert's Statement on Foreign-Trade Zones Board Granting the City of Lufkin, Texas Official Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) Designation
December 20, 2019
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the news that the U.S. Department of Commerce Foreign-Trade Zones Board has approved an application from Lufkin, Texas to establish a Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ): "Despite some of the toxicity in Washington, D.C., this is a great day for the First District of Texas, the City of Lufkin, and the future of east Texas. We are grateful to our friend, Secretary Wilbur Ross, for his personal interest in getting this done. T... More
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