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Gohmert’s Statement on Hurricane Relief Funding Vote
September 7, 2017
Gohmert’s Statement on Hurricane Relief Funding Vote WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the vote in Congress to provide federal funding in the Disaster Relief Fund: “Sadly, the dangerous path of Hurricane Harvey has displaced more than 43,500 people – most of which are currently living in shelters around the Texas area. It is apparent that those who experienced such physical losses such as the loss of clothing, housing, transportation, ... More
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Gohmert’s Statement President Trump’s Full Restoration of Program Sending Surplus Military Weapons, Equipment to Police
August 28, 2017
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) praised President Trump’s order restoring a program that provides local law enforcement agencies with certain, limited, surplus military gear. The Executive Order revokes an order previously issued by the Obama Administration that severely limited access to excess equipment, which included not just military gear, but items such as vehicles, protective clothing, and computers. He released the following statement praising the action taken by the Trump Administrati... More
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Gohmert: Some GOP Leaders ‘Right There with the Obstructionist Democrats’
August 23, 2017
Texas congressman blasts anti-Trump Republicans for waffling on border-wall funding Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) blasted “some of the Republican leaders” for being “right there with the obstructionist Democrats,” in holding up funding for President Donald Trump’s signature border wall, during an interview Wednesday on “The Laura Ingraham Show.” Although the House approved a budget bill with a $1.6 billion down payment on border-wall funding back in July, Senate Republicans have been wary of push... More
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Rep. Louie Gohmert: Trump Calls It Like He Sees It
August 23, 2017
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, complimented President Donald Trump on Wednesday for his speech in Arizona Tuesday night, saying it shows the qualities that got him elected. "President Trump's speech in Arizona was a prime example of why he was elected: he calls it like he sees it. The American people respond to honesty," Gohmert told The Dallas Morning News in a statement. Gohmert also voiced his support for Trump's plan for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, saying on "The Laura Ingraham Show" tha... More
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Gohmert’s Statement on President Trump’s Visit with Law Enforcement Defending America’s Borders
August 22, 2017
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding President Trump’s scheduled visit to Arizona to meet with Border Patrol officials and speak about his administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration: “The best thing we can do for BOTH the United States and Mexico is to secure our border. Thankfully, we have a President who understands and is committed to that. A nation founded on laws that apply to everyone, where neither rich nor poor or supposed to be above ... More
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