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



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Gohmert Slams Mueller: He's 'Egotistical' and 'a Problem'
May 18, 2017
Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is "egotistical" and "he's a problem," and should not have been named as a special counsel to lead the probe into Russia's meddling with last year's elections, Rep. Louie Gohmert said Thursday. "I remember all too well the invaluable damage that that man did to the FBI," the Texas Republican told Fox News' "Fox & Friends" program about Mueller, who served as FBI director under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. "He had a five-year up or out program all... More
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Rep. Gohmert takes on Dems’ Comey Shakespearean theater
May 11, 2017
Normally, when a bipartisanly disliked and distrusted public administrator is removed from office, one would imagine that there would be some semblance of consensus – or, at least, consistency in how the news would fall. However, we find ourselves in the midst of the Trump administration, and consensus and consistency – even on political no-brainers – must always bring outrage from the opposition. Congressman Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, joined the ranks of those calling out the pointless and hypocri... More
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LIMBAUGH LETTER: My Conversation with Congressman Louie Gohmert
May 1, 2017
My Conversation with Congressman Louie Gohmert What a great, frank discussion with one of the truly good guys, a longtime staunch conservative, Texas Congressman (since ’05) and member of the Freedom Caucus; Louie is one of those rare people you can always, always count on to speak the truth: Rush: So, Louie, how are things? Gohmert: [Laughs] Depends where. In Congress things stink pretty bad, but in the White House I think Trump’s doing a lot of good stuff. Once he gets the people he can actua... More
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Gohmert Introduces Armed Services Always Paid (ASAP) Act
April 27, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding his bill, the Armed Services Always Paid (ASAP) Act, which ensures that members of the United States Military get their paycheck on time in the event that Congress cannot pass a budget: “Those who stand between us and loss of freedom –or even annihilation –deserve our utmost respect and honor. The heroic men and women of the U.S. Military risk life and limb daily to certify the safety and security of all Americans at hom... More
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Gohmert: 'Premiums Will Come Down' With Healthcare Reform
April 27, 2017
Freedom Caucus members had been concerned that the House healthcare reform bill did not actually repeal Obamacare and that the initial plan didn't reduce costs enough, but compromise changes that have been made will make it work, including coverage for adults to remain on their parents' insurance, Rep. Louie Gohmert said Thursday. "Most important, I think, to a lot of our constituents, premiums will come down," the Texas Republican and Freedom Caucus member told Fox News' "Fox & Friends" program... More
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