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Gohmert on Vote Against Democrats’ War Powers Resolution, H. Con. Res. 83
January 9, 2020
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding his vote against the Democrats’ War Powers Resolution, H. Con. Res. 83, which will prevent the President from engaging in hostilities against Iran: "Iran has been waging an actual war against the United States since 1979 after President Carter welcomed the Ayatollah back to Iran as a “Man of Peace.” General Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top terrorist commander, was responsible for the murder of hundreds of American tro... More
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Gohmert's Statement on Foreign-Trade Zones Board Granting the City of Lufkin, Texas Official Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) Designation
December 20, 2019
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the news that the U.S. Department of Commerce Foreign-Trade Zones Board has approved an application from Lufkin, Texas to establish a Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ): "Despite some of the toxicity in Washington, D.C., this is a great day for the First District of Texas, the City of Lufkin, and the future of east Texas. We are grateful to our friend, Secretary Wilbur Ross, for his personal interest in getting this done. T... More
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Gohmert Praises President Trump’s Executive Order Combating Anti-Semitism
December 11, 2019
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the Executive Order announced by President Trump targeting anti-Semitism in the United States – especially on college campuses: “The vile anti-Semitic practices abounding unchecked on the campuses of America’s colleges and universities today should serve as a stark reminder of the origins one of the darkest periods in human history: the Holocaust. The National Socialist German Workers’ Party (Nazi Party) began its... More
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Gohmert: 'The Abuses, the Obstruction of Congress, Have Come from Congress'
December 11, 2019
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) turned the Democrats’ articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on their heads Wednesday evening, declaring: “The abuses, the obstruction of Congress, have come from Congress.” Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment on Tuesday morning. They did not, as they had suggested they would, offer articles alleging bribery and obstruction of justice. Rather, they accused the president of “abuse of power” and “obstruction of Congress.” Gohmert turned those a... More
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17 GOP Judiciary Members Blast Nadler on Hearings
December 3, 2019
Seventeen Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday pledged to "resist vigorously" any efforts by Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., to conduct its impeachment probe of President Donald Trump "without regard for the fundamentally American principles of fairness and due process." "Bipartisan cooperation has been the exception, rather than the rule," the Republicans told Nadler in a letter Tuesday that also was posted on Twitter. "Under your leadership, bipartisan solutions to real pr... More
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