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Gohmert’s Statement on White House Signing of Kari’s Law
February 16, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the presidential signing of Kari’s Law today at 1:30PM ET: “Today is bittersweet for so many reasons. The Hunt family, brought in to Washington, D.C. by the White House, will witness the signing of legislation bearing their loved one’s namesake into law. Although this law will not reverse the heartbreaking loss of Kari Rene Hunt and all the horrors of that day, her legacy will now live on and safeguard... More
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Gohmert’s Statement on H.R. 1892 – The Bipartisan Budget Act
February 9, 2018
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding his decision to vote against the massive spending bill (H.R. 1892 – The Bipartisan Budget Act) in the U.S. House of Representatives: “The vote today for a spending bill that in essence runs up our deficit $1 Trillion was an exceedingly difficult one because of some of the things that were cynically put into the bill.” “As the House Member, who stood up to Speaker Boehner in 2011 to demand that he not put our military on... More
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Kari's Law sent to White House after early morning vote
February 9, 2018
(KLTV) - The U.S. House voted by voice just before sunrise on Friday to give final approval to H.R. 582-- Kari's Law. The bill heads to the White House on what would have been Kari Hunt's 36th birthday. Related story: Gohmert delivers emotional speech on Kari's Law in US House, vote postponed Kari's Law is legislation that will require multi-line telephone systems to allow direct-dialing of 911 services. The legislation now goes to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature or veto. ... More
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Gohmert's Statement on Kari's Law
February 9, 2018
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the passage of Kari's Law (H.R. 582) in the U.S. House of Representatives: “Kari’s Law is on its way to the President’s desk to be signed into effect. Our children should be able to dial 911 and get help on the other end of the line in a hotel or in an office. Now they can. My heart goes out to Kari’s father, Hank. What a fitting day for Kari’s Law to pass—today Kari would have been 36 years old. Happy birthday, Kari. Y... More
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GOHMERT OPED: It’s Time For The House Judiciary Committee To Obtain Secret FISA Transcripts
February 7, 2018
Now that the memo prepared by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Majority regarding a warrant obtained from a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court has been made public, the very existence of a secret United States court has come into question. The creation of such a court that allows the federal government to obtain secret warrants to spy on American citizens has long been a concern for civil liberty defenders. Modern technological advances that allow our federal ... More
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