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  • 13 House Republicans call on Sessions to appoint second special counsel
    Posted in In The News on February 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Kari's Law sent to White House after early morning vote
    Posted in In The News on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    (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. ... Read more

  • GOHMERT OPED: It’s Time For The House Judiciary Committee To Obtain Secret FISA Transcripts
    Posted in In The News on February 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    Now that the memo prepared by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Majority regarding a warrant obtained from a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court has been made public, the very existence of a secret United States court has come into question. The creation of such a court that allows the federal government to obtain secret warrants to spy on American citizens has long been a concern for civil liberty defenders. Modern technological advances that allow our federal ... Read more

  • These Five FBI Scandal Figures May Never Get Out of the FISA Woods
    Posted in In The News on February 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    A well-known rule of the intelligence court bars knowingly presenting flawed evidence to justify a surveillance warrant Former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe may have increased the legal jeopardy facing him and four other top federal law enforcement officials by telling Congress in December 2017 that no surveillance warrants could be sought without using the undocumented Steele dossier. The reason is simple: By the procedural rules governing surveillance warrant requests to the Foreign Intell... Read more

  • Fusion GPS Could Have Been Trying To Buy Access To DOJ With Payments To Official’s Wife
    Posted in In The News on February 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Under a contract from the Clinton campaign, the Fusion GPS research firm was paying the wife of a senior Department of Justice official as part of its efforts to gather opposition research on Trump, and the same official then brought that research to the FBI. Knowledge of the relationship has raised questions about the extent to which the firm may have paid for heightened access to the criminal justice system, and whether they would have hired Nellie Ohr absent her spousal connection to the DoJ.... Read more

  • Former Judge: Ohr, Comey Could Be Held In Contempt Of Court For Misrepresentations
    Posted in In The News on February 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    A FISA court judge has grounds to hold Department of Justice officials including Bruce Ohr in contempt of court for making misrepresentations about the sources of information used to obtain a surveillance warrant against a Trump associate, a former judge and Republican congressman said. “I think it’s important to know who the FISA judge was, and why with all the info he’s had for some time, he has not put anyone in jail for committing fraud on his court,” Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican who se... Read more

  • Louie Gohmert: Trump's immigration offer showed Democrats' 'insincerity'
    Posted in In The News on January 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, said Monday that Democratic opposition to President Trump's immigration offer shows they don't really care about solving America's border problems. "The president showed them for their insincerity," he said on Fox News. "He dangles out there a big offer, which would probably result in millions getting legalization, and what do the Democrats do? They say 'Oh, that's not good enough.'" "Well, it's several times better than what you had before and it's still not good en... Read more

  • Rep. Gohmert: Mueller Never Should Have Accepted Appointment to Lead Special Counsel Investigation
    Posted in In The News on January 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) joined SiriusXM hosts Matthew Boyle and Amanda House and launched a scathing attack on former FBI head and now Special Counsel Robert Mueller on this week’s edition of Breitbart News Sunday. “I’ve been complaining since the day he was appointed, he did so much damage to the FBI,” Gohmert said of Mueller, offering up multiple criticisms of his long FBI career, from his alleged mishandling of the Boston bombing in 2013 to the now-infamous anthrax investigations over a dec... Read more

  • GOHMERT OPED: Republicans Will Lose Congress And Trump Will Face Impeachment If The Border Wall Is Not Funded
    Posted in In The News on January 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Let it be known and clearly stated here without reservation: If Republicans again help pass an amnesty bill, no matter what legalistic or deceptive name it is given without first securing the border and building a wall where it is needed, enough Republican voters will stay home next November that the majority will be surrendered to the Democrats. Following that devastating loss, the first order of business for new House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in January 2019 in the 116th Congress will be an impeac... Read more

  • Supreme Court Restores Trump’s Travel Ban
    Posted in In The News on December 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    The Supreme Court has allowed President Trump’s ban on travelers from Islamic terrorist-infested nations to take full effect, marking a huge victory for the rule of law, common sense, and U.S. national security. “This a substantial victory for the safety and security of the American people,” U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said after the orders were handed down. At 7 to 2, the vote Monday to lift two lower court stays hindering enforcement of Presidential Proclamation 9645 while several leg... Read more