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  • Rep Louie Gohmert Doubles-Down After Ending Dobbs Segment With ‘It’s Not Anti-Semitic To Criticize [George] Soros’
    Posted in In The News on November 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert fired back at those who accuse him and others of anti-Semitism for criticizing liberal billionaire financier George Soros. At the end of a segment on Wednesday night’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” Gohmert said, “It’s not anti-Semitic to criticize Soros, and Israel issued a statement a year ago saying just that.” Gohmert’s televised comments came less than a week after Judicial Watch’s Chris Farrell was banned from Fox-affiliated networks after accusing the “Soros-occupied State ... Read more

  • Louie Gohmert: Use anti-racketeering law to track down people funding Central American caravan
    Posted in In The News on October 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    A Texas Republican suggested Monday that the Trump administration should use the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, known as RICO, to investigate who might be funding a caravan of 7,000 Central American migrants traveling to the United States' southern border. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, said Attorney General Jeff Sessions should instruct the Justice Department to look into who is paying people to walk from Honduras north through Guatemala and Mexico. "We have got to have the D... Read more

  • Gohmert: DOJ Must Investigate Caravan Funding
    Posted in In The News on October 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    The Department of Justice must investigate funding behind the massive migrant caravan heading ot the U.S. border, and the people traveling from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador won't be able to make a legitimate asylum claim once they arrive, Rep. Louie Gohmert said Monday. "We have got to have the DOJ investigate where the funding is coming from to send these thousands and thousands of people to the U.S., because that you can use RICO to go after them," the Texas Republican told Fox News' "... Read more

  • Gohmert: Caravan’s ‘Going to Find Out We Have a Very Strong President, Not a Weak-Kneed Guy Afraid of Hurting People’s Feelings’
    Posted in In The News on October 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    “Thank God we have a president that will stand up to an invasion like this,” Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) exclaimed Monday, addressing the caravan of thousands of illegal aliens approaching the U.S. border. The army of illegal aliens storming the U.S. southern border constitutes an actual "invasion" of our country, and President Donald Trump is prepared to take them on, Gohmert told Fox News: “All of these people trying to force their way in – it’s called an invasion. And, thank God we have a pr... Read more

  • Seven GOP congressmen call for House and Senate Ethics investigations into leaking of Ford letter
    Posted in In The News on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    Seven Republican congressmen formally requested on Wednesday that the House and Senate Ethics Committees investigate Democrats’ handling of Christine Blasey Ford’s letter detailing sexual assault allegations. Representatives Andy Biggs, Steve King, Jeff Duncan, Bob Gibbs, Ralph Normal, Rod Blum, and Louie Gohmert sent two letters to each chamber’s Ethics Committee targeting Rep. Anna Eshoo and Sen. Dianne Feinstein. They requested that both California Democrats and their staff be investigated in... Read more

  • 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