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  • 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

  • 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