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Gohmert Honored with Association of the United States Navy’s “National Legislative Advocacy Award”
March 16, 2018
Last night at the United States Capitol, Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) was awarded with the Association of the United States Navy’s “National Legislative Advocacy Award.” Each year, the Association of the United States Navy (AUSN) recognizes and honors one U.S. House member and one U.S. Senator with the prestigious award. The U.S. Senator receiving the award this year was Senator Tammy Duckworth (Dem.-Illinois). The decision to award Congressman Gohmert as the sole Congressman receiving this... More
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13 House Republicans call on Sessions to appoint second special counsel
February 28, 2018
Thirteen House Republicans are calling on Attorney General Jeff Session to appoint a second special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton The conservative lawmakers sent a letter to Sessions on Wednesday requesting that he appoint a special counsel to investigate the end of the Clinton email probe, the start of the investigation into Russia's election meddling and alleged surveillance abuses by the FBI. "We acknowledge with immense gratitude that nearly every single man and woman in the [Depart... More
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Gohmert’s Statement on White House Signing of Kari’s Law
February 16, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the presidential signing of Kari’s Law today at 1:30PM ET: “Today is bittersweet for so many reasons. The Hunt family, brought in to Washington, D.C. by the White House, will witness the signing of legislation bearing their loved one’s namesake into law. Although this law will not reverse the heartbreaking loss of Kari Rene Hunt and all the horrors of that day, her legacy will now live on and safeguard... More
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Gohmert’s Statement on H.R. 1892 – The Bipartisan Budget Act
February 9, 2018
Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding his decision to vote against the massive spending bill (H.R. 1892 – The Bipartisan Budget Act) in the U.S. House of Representatives: “The vote today for a spending bill that in essence runs up our deficit $1 Trillion was an exceedingly difficult one because of some of the things that were cynically put into the bill.” “As the House Member, who stood up to Speaker Boehner in 2011 to demand that he not put our military on... More
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Kari's Law sent to White House after early morning vote
February 9, 2018
(KLTV) - The U.S. House voted by voice just before sunrise on Friday to give final approval to H.R. 582-- Kari's Law. The bill heads to the White House on what would have been Kari Hunt's 36th birthday. Related story: Gohmert delivers emotional speech on Kari's Law in US House, vote postponed Kari's Law is legislation that will require multi-line telephone systems to allow direct-dialing of 911 services. The legislation now goes to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature or veto. ... More
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