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Gohmert Introduces The Armed Services Always Paid Act
January 16, 2019
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today on his bill, The Armed Services Always Paid Act (ASAP Act), which ensures that any time there is a government shutdown, all of the military continue to receive their pay without any stoppage: “On behalf of our nation’s military, I have filed again in this session of Congress a bill that will make certain that any time there is a government shutdown, the pay of our military men and women will continue without any stoppage. I... More
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GOHMERT: Trump’s Courageous Stand On Border Security Once Again Proves He’s No Ordinary Politician
January 15, 2019
President Trump is taking a courageous and necessary stand by insisting on border security, and he needs to be able to count on Republicans in Congress to stand by him until Democrats end their obstruction. Two years ago, the American people sent a clear and resounding message to Washington: fix our broken immigration system, and fix it now. Demonstrating once again that he’s nothing like typical establishment politicians, President Trump has taken that responsibility seriously by putting his f... More
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Gohmert vows to 'stand firm' for wall funding
January 4, 2019
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert was preparing for a showdown on President Donald Trump’s border wall proposal as the House’s new Democratic majority took power Thursday. “We’ve got to stand firm on getting money for the wall. We have got to stand firm on that. We have got to protect America,” the Republican from Tyler told conservative radio host Sebastian Gorka before the new House session began. Congress has balked at paying billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. The fu... More
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DHS: Jesus, Mary and Joseph could have earned asylum in U.S.
December 20, 2018
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen assured members of Congress Thursday that Jesus, Mary and Joseph would have qualified for asylum in the U.S. as they fled King Herod. That turned out to be a point of contention as Ms. Nielsen testified to the House Judiciary Committee, fielding angry questions and denunciations from Democrats who say the Trump administration has been cruel to migrants. Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez, Illinois Democrat, was the most pointed, saying a Trump administration tran... More
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Gohmert Introduces Bill That Removes Liability Protections for Social Media Companies That Use Algorithms to Hide, Promote, or Filter User Content
December 20, 2018
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the introduction his bill, H.R.7363, that amends section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934: “Social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google are now among the largest and most powerful companies in the world. More and more people are turning to a social media platform for news than ever before, arguably making these companies more powerful than traditional media outlets. Yet, social media companies enjoy special ... More
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