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  • Louie Gohmert: Paul Ryan ‘Tricked’ Trump to Believe Wall Funding Could Not Pass Through GOP House
    Posted in In The News on February 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told Breitbart News Sunday that when former Rep. Paul Ryan was House speaker, he “tricked” President Donald Trump into believing a spending bill with wall funding could not pass through the House of Representatives. Congressman Gohmert, a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, told Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House that former Speaker Paul Ryan told Trump in the run-up to the December government shutdown battle that a spending bill with wall ... Read more

  • Rep. Gohmert: Rosenstein met TWICE to talk about wearing a wire to secretly record president
    Posted in In The News on February 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Rep. Louie Gohmert came by the KETK studios to discuss the latest political news with Neal Barton and Kaci Koviak. They discussed Trump's declaration of a national emergency over immigration Friday, the bill to fund the government passed Thursday and signed by the president Friday, and the uproar over the new book released by former Acting Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe. This book was the source of a bombshell dropped by Gohmert on the KETK set when he said FBI Director ... Read more

  • Louie Gohmert: House Democrats' floor speech rule change 'has actually been great'
    Posted in In The News on February 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Prolific special-order speech-giver Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, on Tuesday welcomed a rule change introduced by House Democrats to limit his use of the procedural quirk. Gohmert has gained a reputation since about 2007 for taking advantage of open-ended House floor time offered to members after the conclusion of the chamber's official business. The opportunity provided the Texas Republican with the chance to deliver long, uninterrupted speeches, which were often carried live on C-SPAN. But und... Read more

  • GOHMERT: Trump’s Courageous Stand On Border Security Once Again Proves He’s No Ordinary Politician
    Posted in In The News on January 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    President Trump is taking a courageous and necessary stand by insisting on border security, and he needs to be able to count on Republicans in Congress to stand by him until Democrats end their obstruction. Two years ago, the American people sent a clear and resounding message to Washington: fix our broken immigration system, and fix it now. Demonstrating once again that he’s nothing like typical establishment politicians, President Trump has taken that responsibility seriously by putting his f... Read more

  • Gohmert vows to 'stand firm' for wall funding
    Posted in In The News on January 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert was preparing for a showdown on President Donald Trump’s border wall proposal as the House’s new Democratic majority took power Thursday. “We’ve got to stand firm on getting money for the wall. We have got to stand firm on that. We have got to protect America,” the Republican from Tyler told conservative radio host Sebastian Gorka before the new House session began. Congress has balked at paying billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. The fu... Read more

  • DHS: Jesus, Mary and Joseph could have earned asylum in U.S.
    Posted in In The News on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen assured members of Congress Thursday that Jesus, Mary and Joseph would have qualified for asylum in the U.S. as they fled King Herod. That turned out to be a point of contention as Ms. Nielsen testified to the House Judiciary Committee, fielding angry questions and denunciations from Democrats who say the Trump administration has been cruel to migrants. Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez, Illinois Democrat, was the most pointed, saying a Trump administration tran... Read more

  • ZOA to ADL: Apologize/Retract ADL’s “Abhorrent” Attack Against Pro-Israel Cong. Gohmert
    Posted in In The News on December 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    Morton Klein, President of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), released the following statement defending Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and his statements criticizing George Soros on the Fox Business Network, and urging ADL to apologize for ADL’s “abhorrent” attack on Congressman Gohmert: It is not antisemitic to point out that Soros funds attacks on Israel and failed to feel remorse or guilt. ADL should apologize to Congressman Louie Gohmert. Congressman Louie Gohmert is one of Israe... Read more

  • Louie Gohmert Slams Google for Making the SPLC a 'Trusted Flagger' on YouTube
    Posted in In The News on December 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Tuesday, multiple Republican congressmen ripped into Google for listing the far-Left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as a "trusted flagger" on its platform YouTube. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) ripped into Google CEO Sundar Pichai for trusting an organization that brands conservative and Christian groups "hate groups" along with the Ku Klux Klan. "You have a trusted flagger, you had indicated, called the Southern Poverty Law Center," Gohmert told Pichai. "The... Read more

  • Rep. Louie Gohmert lauds former President Bush as man of integrity, patriot
    Posted in In The News on December 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) has joined many other Texas officials in paying tribute to former President George H.W. Bush, who died November 30 at the age of 94. In a statement issued by his office, Rep,. Gohmert lauded the 41st president as a man who "served this nation with dignity and strength" and who "displayed integrity in both his public and private life." The statement in full reads: "President George H.W. Bush served this nation with dignity and strength. Not only ... Read more

  • 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