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



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Gohmert’s Statement on the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act
July 14, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which he voted against this afternoon, due to the rejection of the Hartzler Amendment by the U.S. House of Representatives: “Today the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2018. Though there were some additional matters that I sincerely hoped would be changed, I made clear to our Whip Team that I would indeed vote for the NDAA as long as the Ha... More
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GOHMERT OPED: Don’t Let Congress Seize Control Of State Malpractice Laws
June 29, 2017
In the realm of the rights of each individual State, nothing should be more sacred than a State’s right to make its own laws regarding its own lawsuits, pending in its own State courts. Activities that occurred wholly within the State’s own borders, involving people that are all residents of that specific State, fall under the State’s own jurisdiction. That would normally be what informally is called a “no-brainer.” But, not so fast – not while the United States Congress is in session. Here’s wh... More
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Gohmert on Trump Administration’s Roll Back of “Waters of the United States” Rule
June 27, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s release of a proposed rule that will kill the Obama Administration’s “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) Rule by re-codifying the Clean Water Act as it existed prior to 2015: “Washington bureaucrats in cubicles should not be deciding the fate of our waterways, nor should they be allowed to completely and arbitrarily control the economic fate of landowners even to the point of ending their ability t... More
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Gohmert Introduces The Parental Notification and Intervention Act
June 21, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding his introduction of the Parental Notification and Intervention Act (H.R. 2956) which would prohibit performing an abortion on anyone under the age of 18 unless the minor's parents have been notified: “Traditionally most Americans have done all they can to protect the innocent among us. That has been an important part of my life’s work as well. So, it should come as no surprise that I have been and am pushing for legislat... More
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Gohmert: Anti-GOP Shooter Was Conditioned By Media’s ‘Hate-Filled Propaganda’
June 21, 2017
Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert unloaded on the media and Obama-era holdovers at the Department of Justice on Wednesday after the FBI announced that it was treating last week’s attempted mass assassination of Republican congressmen as “assault” rather than terrorism. Gohmert said that the FBI’s refusal to label the attack as terrorism indicates that there are too many officials from the previous administration in the DOJ and charged that the left-wing shooter, James T. Hodgkinson, was condit... More
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