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  • Gohmert: Dems Fighting Declassification ‘to Protect the Guilty;’ Rosenstein Has ‘Strong Motive’ to Suppress
    Posted in In The News on September 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    The reason Democrats and the Justice Department (DOJ) are resisting President Donald Trump’s order to declassify certain Russia investigation documents is that they want to “protect the guilty,” Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-Texas) said Tuesday. “The reason for the delay has been to protect the guilty,” Gohmert told Fox Business Host Lou Dobbs. “The names are being redacted, things are being redacted to protect the guilty. So, that’s the reason that they’re being redacted. That’s the reason they’re bein... Read more

  • GOHMERT: The Government Needs To Hold More Federal Employees Accountable For Misconduct
    Posted in In The News on September 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    When Hurricane Harvey crashed onto Texas shores, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) worked tirelessly to come to our citizens’ aid. Unfortunately, in the months since then, information has been released regarding a top FEMA official who abused his position to harass co-workers and create inappropriate environments. According to numerous reports, FEMA personnel chief, Corey Coleman, fostered a culture of widespread sexual harassment during his time with the agency. This case makes cl... Read more

  • Chinese company reportedly hacked Clinton's server, got copy of every email in real-time
    Posted in In The News on August 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    A Chinese state-owned company reportedly hacked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email server, then inserted code that forwarded them a copy of virtually every email she sent or received after that -- a revelation President Trump is demanding be investigated. The Daily Caller reported that the firm operating in the D.C. area wrote code that was then embedded in the server and generated a “courtesy copy” for almost all her emails -- which was then forwarded to the Chinese company. The ... Read more

  • Rep. Gohmert: Social Media ‘Anxious’ to ‘Help the Democrats’
    Posted in In The News on July 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, came out swinging at the House Judiciary hearing about censoring conservatives. He criticized Facebook’s eagerness to address Democrat questions about Russian use of the platform, but less so about GOP inquiries. During the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, representatives from Google/Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter detailed the steps they had been taking to increase the general transparency, accessibility, and safety of their platforms. However, several ... Read more

  • Louie Gohmert: Lisa Page giving us 'more insights' into Russia investigation
    Posted in In The News on July 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, said Tuesday that former FBI lawyer Lisa Page has been more helpful than FBI agent Peter Strzok when it comes to answering their questions about how the FBI handled the Russia and Hillary Clinton investigations. "She has given us more insights to who was involved in what," Gohmert told Fox News. "She's a more contrite person," he added. "But make no mistake ... she's a Democrat. She wanted Hillary to win and she did not want Trump to win, and that's been obvious." G... Read more

  • GOHMERT: WATCHDOG FOUND CLINTON EMAILS WERE SENT TO ‘FOREIGN ENTITY’
    Posted in In The News on July 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    A member of the House Committee on the Judiciary said during a hearing Thursday that a government watchdog found that nearly all of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails were sent to a foreign entity and that the FBI didn’t follow-up on that finding. The Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) found an “anomaly on Hillary Clinton’s emails going through their private server, and when they had done the forensic analysis, they found that her emails, every single one except four... Read more

  • Rep. Gohmert: Abolishing ICE ‘Means Anarchy…It’s the Way Countries End and Dictatorship Begins’
    Posted in In The News on July 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    The Democrats’ new rallying cry calling for the abolition of U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) ‘is a call for anarchy,” Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) warned Tuesday. “It’s the way countries end and a new dictatorship begins,” Gohmert explained in an interview on Fox Business Channel “It’s a call for anarchy. And, it’s amazing that it has caught on and has been spreading even among what were thought to be mainstream Democrats. I mean, it’s insane. If you don’t have borders, you don’t ... Read more

  • Rosenstein Testifies He Doesn’t Need to Read FISA Applications He Signs
    Posted in In The News on June 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    “It depends on the circumstances,” Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified Thursday when asked if he reads every FISA application he signs authoring the government to spy on its citizens. Rosenstein testified in a House hearing on potential abuses by the Justice Department (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding its investigation of President Donald Trump and potential Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. When former judge Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) aske... Read more

  • Exclusive—Reps. Scott Perry, Louie Gohmert: Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling Protects ‘Our American Way of Life’
    Posted in In The News on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Reps. Scott Perry (R-PA) and Louie Gohmert (R-TX) cheered the Supreme Court’s decision upholding President Donald Trump’s travel ban in exclusive statements to Breitbart News on Tuesday, saying that the decision will protect “our American way of life.” On Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s travel ban executive order in a 5-4 decision. Trump’s order would ban travel from eight countries to the United Staes based upon national security concerns. Rep. Scott Perry, a member of the H... Read more

  • Louie Gohmert: FBI Refusing to Look at Evidence in Democrat IT Scandal
    Posted in In The News on June 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    President Trump turned his attention to the Democrat IT scandal on Twitter this morning, calling it "a key to much of the corruption we see today." Our Justice Department must not let Awan & Debbie Wasserman Schultz off the hook. The Democrat I.T. scandal is a key to much of the corruption we see today. They want to make a “plea deal” to hide what is on their Server. Where is Server? Really bad! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 7, 2018 The president is getting frustrated because after a... Read more