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  • 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

  • The Differences House, Senate Will Have to Resolve to Advance Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in In The News on December 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Following the Senate’s 51-49 early Saturday morning vote to pass Republicans’ tax reform overhaul, the legislation will move to conference where the House and Senate will work to resolve their differences. “I think the differences are pretty minor between the two bills and I think will be pretty easily worked out,” Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., told The Daily Signal in a phone interview. A senior Republican aide told The Daily Signal in a phone interview that he expects the conference period will be... Read more

  • 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