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  • Gohhmert Questions Attorney General Sessions Before House Judiciary Committee (OBAMA DOJ FLOW CHART LINKED)
    Posted in In The News on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) questioned U.S. Attorney General Sessions before the House Judiciary Committee. He asked him about his knowledge of a Motion to Seal that Rod Rosenstein, United States Deputy Attorney General, signed dealing with Uranium One. Rep. Gohmert also present a chart that shows the need to appoint a special counsel regarding this matter. VIDEO LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DomrQLHbe8A LINK TO OBAMA DOJ FLOW CHART Read more

  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions Considering Special Counsel for Uranium One Dealings
    Posted in In The News on November 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed senior federal prosecutors to examine whether a special counsel is needed for the Uranium One deal and other issues raised by Republican House Judiciary Committee Republicans. According to a letter dated November 13 from an assistant attorney general to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA): These senior prosecutors will report directly to the Attorney General and the Deputy Attorney General, as appropriate, and will make recommendati... Read more

  • Puerto Rico's oversight board considering privatization of 'failing' power utility
    Posted in In The News on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    “The board is considering privatization as one of our options, maybe privatization of the entire system, some select part, or bringing in the private sector to compete,” she added. “We are looking at all of those.” Committee Chairman Rob Bishop, R-Utah, said he intended Tuesday's hearing to focus on how the oversight board can play a stronger role in restoring power to Puerto Rico and ensuring the long-term viability of the electric grid. As of Monday, 42 percent of the bankrupt island’s electri... Read more

  • GOP TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT
    Posted in In The News on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will deliver real tax relief to Americans across the country – especially low- and middle-income Americans who have been struggling for far too long to earn a raise and get ahead. With this bill, a typical middle-income family of four, earning $59,000 (the median household income), will receive a $1,182 tax cut. Learn why the new tax plan is good for America READ THE BILL LEARNWHAT OUR BILL DOES SUMMARY FAQ Lowers individual tax rates for low- and... Read more

  • GOP Reps. Gaetz, Gohmert, Biggs push for Mueller resignation in new resolution
    Posted in In The News on November 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Three GOP congressmen introduced a resolution Friday calling for special counsel Robert Mueller to resign from the Russia collusion probe, citing his ties to the FBI and its role in controversies involving Russia. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., a member of the House Judiciary Committee, along with co-sponsors, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., and Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, introduced the resolution on Friday. “Evidence has emerged that the FBI withheld information from Congress and from the American people abou... Read more

  • GOP Leaders Get 1 Million Guest-Workers for Food Industry, in Trade for E-Verify
    Posted in In The News on October 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    The GOP’s House leadership has won a committee’s approval for the food industry’s huge H-2C outsourcing bill by adding an amendment which requires all employers to verify the legality of possible new hires. The outsourcing bill would allow the food industry to employ roughly 1 million low-wage temporary guest-workers in place of Americans and legal immigrants. The House’s judiciary committee passed the H-2C guest-worker bill 17 to 16 late afternoon on Wednesday after the GOP leadership and the c... Read more

  • No immigration reform without wall, Gohmert says
    Posted in In The News on September 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, (R-TX), told the Herald-Press on Monday that Congress should forget about immigration reform, including the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, (DACA), until a wall is built on the southern border. “There's no time like the present to secure our border,” Gohmert said in an interview. The massive project can be accomplished, he said, despite the costs, estimated at up to $20 billion, and the country's recent natural disasters, which will cost the federal government bi... Read more

  • Gohmert: Some GOP Leaders ‘Right There with the Obstructionist Democrats’
    Posted in In The News on August 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • Rep. Louie Gohmert: Trump Calls It Like He Sees It
    Posted in In The News on August 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    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... Read more

  • House Conservatives Demand Border Security, Pledge to Back Trump Border Wall Funding
    Posted in In The News on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    House conservatives went all-in with promises to back border wall funding as they pressed for President Donald Trump to secure the border on the day the President is visiting the Yuma U.S. Customs and Border Protection station and holding a campaign-style rally in Phoenix. Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows stated: The President’s visit to Yuma, Arizona will be a critical step in highlighting the needs of our border patrol operations and evaluating the challenges they face in keeping our count... Read more