Latest News

Rep. Gohmert's Letter to DHS Secretary Mayorkas: Secure the Border

| Posted in In The News

The Honorable Alejandro Mayorkas Secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. 20528 Dear Secretary Mayorkas, On December 9, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its request for public comment on how the U.S. Government can prevent family separations at the U.S. border.[1] In a brazen display that can only be described as misleading virtue signaling, the Depa...

Rep. Gohmert (TX-01) Introduces the Protect American IPR Act

| Posted in Press Releases

Congressman Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement for his new bill stopping Chinese intellectual property theft: “When the United States opened up trade with the People’s Republic of China under President Bill Clinton and agreed to their involvement in the World Trade Organization, Americans were promised that economic partnership with the country would be mutually beneficial: we would ...

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01): America was #BetterBeforeBiden

| Posted in Press Releases

“Democrats just voted to fundamentally change this country from a free and prosperous society into a poor and progressive nightmare where people cannot afford to feed their families, pay their utility bills or afford gas. President Biden could not care less about Americans who are struggling to rebuild after a pandemic and months of inflation thanks to his “America last” economic policies. “Famili...

The Tyrannical Treatment of Jan 6 Prisoners is a Threat to Our Democracy

| Posted in In The News

Since the founding of this great nation, a God-blessed America has offered the hope of liberty to the world. In more recent years, we have come to realize that should our experiment in self-governance fail, there would be no other nation on Earth that could fill the void left in its wake as defender of such freedom. Never before had any nation been founded to safeguard the rights of the individual...

Rep. Gohmert (TX-01) to Introduce the National Informed Consent Exemption (NICE) Act

| Posted in Press Releases

“President Biden is not an emperor or king. He cannot continue to limit the rights and freedoms of Americans in violation of the Constitution using executive orders or unclear OSHA rules that are not based upon a legislative directive. “Biden is creating a two-tiered society that punishes the poor and vulnerable most of all. Americans fear losing their jobs, their homes, and their ability to send ...

The National Informed Consent Exemption (NICE) Act

| Posted in In The News

117TH CONGRESS 1st SESSION H. R. ____ To prohibit the federal government, or State or local government or other entity receiving federal funding, from requiring any citizen to be vaccinated, including federal agencies from requiring its employees to take any vaccination, without the citizen being fully advised in writing of all known potential risks from the vaccine and consultation with a physici...

Exclusive: Rep. Roy Memo Making Case for Mayorkas Impeachment Picks Up Support from Texas Republicans

| Posted in In The News

In the memo sent to the lawmakers this week, a copy of which was obtained by Fox News, Roy says Mayorkas "has failed to secure our borders and has endangered Americans in the process, and in so doing, has violated his oath to the Constitution, failing to defend it and failing to faithfully execute the laws of the United States." The 13-page document makes the case for impeaching the Cabinet offici...

Gohmert: Rolling Stone Lied About My January 6 Riot Involvement, ‘Misgendered’ Me

| Posted in In The News

During a Wednesday interview on Newsmax TV’s “America’s Agenda,” Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) hit back at Rolling Stone for claiming he was involved in organizing rallies leading up to the riot at the U.S. Capitol. Gohmert said he is “sick” of the “totally baseless” speculation about his involvement on January 6. He also mocked Rolling Stone reporter Hunter Walker for misgendering him in an email, jo...

Rep. Gohmert Responds to False January 6 Allegations

| Posted in Press Releases

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) issued the following statement today in response to the false and unsourced reports regarding the events that unfolded on January 6th. "No one in my office, including me, participated in the planning of the rally or in any criminal activity on January 6. We did not attend or participate at all. However, I am extremely interested to find out who, besides the FBI operative...

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) to Introduce the SWAMP Act

| Posted in Press Releases

“Today, I am introducing the Stop Wasting our Money on Palaces (SWAMP) Act to help protect present and future taxpayers from increasingly burdensome federal government spending. “Our federal bureaucracy is so bloated that we have an estimated 120,000 to 400,000 buildings nationwide. Federal bureaucrats have no real idea how many buildings the American people own and that is obnoxious—it is unaccep...

AG Garland Debunks Democrat 'Insurrection' Claims About January 6th

| Posted in In The News

In congressional testimony on Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland answered questions on a wide range of issues and crises in which the Biden administration is mired, but one answer in particular again debunked a key Democrat talking point about what happened at the Capitol on January 6th. Asked by Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) whether any of the individuals arrested in connection...

Lt. Col. Scheller’s Statement at Special Court Martial Trial

| Posted in Press Releases

9/11 enraged and pained me like all Americans. But unlike many of my peers, the events of 9/11 aren’t what compelled me to join the military. For me, I found myself working as an accountant in a cubical post Col.lege. From my cubical one day in 2004, I was able to watch the Marines moving through the city of Fallujah on the news. At the center of this violent attack, was the unit V18. Watching tho...

Rep. Gohmert Leads Letter in Support of LTC Stuart Scheller

| Posted in Press Releases

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) led the following letter to the U.S. Marine Corps Commandant in support of Lt. Col Stuart Scheller. He was joined by 32 of his colleagues in calling for the release of Lt. Col. Scheller from pretrial confinement. General David H. Berger Commandant of the Marine Corps Headquarters, US Marine Corps 3000 Marine Corps, Pentagon Washington, DC 20350-3000 Major General David J...

Rep. Gohmert Issues Statement as to Why He Doesn't Support the Government Funding Bill

| Posted in Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement as to why he did not vote on the Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 5305 – Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act: "Today I was unable to vote on the Continuing Resolution due to being at an important hearing outside of the District of Columbia on behalf of a highly decorated...

Rep. Gohmert Issues Statement for 20th Anniversary of September 11

| Posted in Press Releases

“This year marks 20 years since the 9/11 attacks; a day that forever changed the lives of those who lived through it and those worldwide who watched in horror as the barbarity unfolded on our television screens. Today is a day to solemnly remember those 2,977 innocent Americans who lost their lives simply because they went to work or boarded a plane. “They were murdered by terrorists who embodied...