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Rep. Louie Gohmert: ‘There is a Brazen Invasion Occurring at Our Border’
March 22, 2019
(CNSNews.com) - Rep. Louie Gohmert (R.-Texas), a former Texas state judge who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, said in a question-and-answer exchange with CNSNews.com that “there is a brazen invasion occurring at our border.” “This is a serious humanitarian and national security crisis, and as immigration enforcement professionals have repeatedly affirmed, there is no effective solution to that crisis that doesn’t include a physical barrier along at least part of our southern border,” Go... More
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Soldier Granted Parole For Killing Afghan Civilian; Congressman: 'Deck Stacked' Against Him Under Obama Admin
March 22, 2019
On Wednesday, a former U.S soldier was granted parole after serving eight years of a life sentence for premeditated murder after shooting an Afghan civilian who attempted to take his firearm. According to an online petition started two years ago, Sergeant Derrick Miller was in Afghanistan for his third deployment in four years when the incident took place. “On September 24, Sgt. Miller’s attention was drawn to an Afghan national who had penetrated the defense perimeter set up by the US Army,” th... More
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GOHMERT: Trump Derangement Syndrome Shouldn’t Prevent Democrats From Doing What’s Right For The Border
March 22, 2019
No matter how loudly Democrats deny it, the national security crisis on our southern border isn’t going away. In fact, it’s getting worse. Just recently, several dozen Central American migrants tried to rush an international port of entry near Laredo, Texas — a move that forced U.S. authorities to shut down an entire bridge tp vehicle traffic for several hours. The migrants occupied the vehicle lane and attempted to breach the border, apparently in hopes of claiming asylum, but were stopped by U... More
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Congressman Gohmert on Sergeant Derrick Miller Being Granted Parole
March 21, 2019
Yesterday, Sergeant Derrick Miller was granted parole and will be released from Fort Leavenworth on May 20, 2019 after having served eight years in military prison. Sgt. Miller was serving a Life Sentence at Fort Leavenworth for murder though he acted in self-defense when an Afghan insurgent attempted to take his gun. Renee Miller, Sgt. Derrick Miller’s mother, appeared at both of her son’s hearings and sent out a statement yesterday which included the following: “I especially want to thank Cong... More
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Gohmert’s Statement on the Horrific Shootings at New Zealand Mosques
March 15, 2019
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement this morning regarding the horrific shootings at two mosques in New Zealand: “"The shootings at the New Zealand mosques are egregiously reprehensible. The shooters need to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law along with anyone who knowingly aided their efforts in any way. There are courts, dispute resolutions, and legislatures to resolve controversies – there is no place for cold blooded murders. Though New Zealand does no... More
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