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GOP Rep Explains How Securing Border May Be 'The Most Single Compassionate Thing' US Can Do for Mexico
May 21, 2019
A Republican congressman from Texas praised President Donald Trump for his action towards ending the immigration crisis taking place at the U.S.-Mexico border, proclaiming that the president’s proposed border wall would help Mexico and other countries in Central and South America. While giving an interview on Fox News’ “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on Monday, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) — who serves on the powerful House Judiciary Committee — was pressed for his thoughts on the crisis taking place at th... More
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Gohmert’s Statement on President Trump’s Immigration Proposal
May 16, 2019
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding President Trump’s newly announced immigration plan: “My home state of Texas has a first-hand view of the crisis on our southern border and the dangers we all face as the onslaught continues unabated. I am so deeply grateful that President Trump continues to seek solutions to this national security nightmare. It’s a shame that leaders of the opposition party don’t share his zeal for solutions, but rather stand as p... More
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Louie Gohmert fires back at Dems: The real scandal is ‘attempted coup’ against President Trump
May 8, 2019
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, has had enough of Democrats targeting Attorney General William Barr, describing what he considers a nonsensical campaign to place the head of the Justice Department in contempt of Congress. Gohmert told his colleagues that the true scandal is the Obama intelligence apparatus’ “attempted coup” against President Trump. “We’ve never had the Intelligence Community, the FBI, people at the top of the DOJ abusing their powers to create a case against a president where there... More
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Louie Gohmert accuses FBI Director Wray of a Hillary Clinton emails cover-up
May 8, 2019
Rep. Louie Gohmert accused FBI Director Christopher Wray of a pro-Hillary Clinton cover-up on Wednesday. The Texas Republican said members of the Justice Department and FBI were "abusing their powers" to create a case against President Trump during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on a resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for full access to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. Gohmert argued the Democrat-led panel has done nothin... More
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Congressman Gohmert’s Statement on 2019 National Day of Prayer
May 2, 2019
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on the National Day of Prayer: “Today we celebrate the National Day of Prayer. This significant day was designated by the United States Congress in 1952 by a joint resolution. Today Christians all over the country are urged to turn to God in prayer and fervent meditation. Throughout the history of this nation, prayer has played a meaningful role. In fact, the first call to prayer was in 1775 when the Continental Congress asked th... More
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