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Tax filing deadline extended to July 15 due to coronavirus outbreak
March 20, 2020
WASHINGTON (KETK) – The U.S. tax filing deadline will be extended three months to July 15, according to Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin. Earlier in the week, Mnuchin and President Trump had mentioned during a press conference in the video above that the deadline could be moved for those that owed the IRS money on their 2019 tax returns. This announcement appears to extend that initial idea to all tax return filers in the country. More
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Gohmert on Request to Read Revisions in Families First Coronavirus Response Act
March 16, 2020
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding his request to read the revisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: "Last night some of the elected members of Congress heard that substantial changes were being made to H.R. 6201, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” that the House passed in the wee hours Saturday morning without being afforded the luxury of time to read the final bill before we voted. I read the 9pm version but was given no time... More
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Gohmert on H.R. 6201, "Families First Coronavirus Response Act"
March 14, 2020
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on his vote against H.R. 6201, "Families First Coronavirus Response Act": "In the wee hours of Saturday morning the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a bill to address economic issues that the Coronavirus may cause. There is so much we do not know about what this pandemic will do, but I am extremely grateful to our President for his unwavering, steadfast efforts to tackle this pandemic head on. There was a great deal more mo... More
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Gohmert Provides Coronavirus Update (COVID-19) in United States Congress
March 12, 2020
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on his and Congress’ status regarding the Coronavirus: “As reported earlier this week, I attended the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. on February 27th. A person who is confirmed to have attended the opening festivities of the conference the night before which I did not, and who may or may not have been present when I was there to give a speech, later tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-1... More
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Gohmert's Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
March 10, 2020
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding reports that he was exposed to COVID-19: "Saturday night, I got a call from the House physician advising that I had possibly been exposed to the COVID-19 virus at CPAC on February 27th, and that a top CDC physician in Atlanta would call me to discuss what should be done going forward. After CDC physician called me Sunday evening, and we discussed all the specific circumstances of which he was aware along with my circums... More
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