U.S. Congressman LOUIE GOHMERT: Proudly Serving the First District of Texas

 

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  • Gohmert’s Statement on Veterans Day 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on November 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today honoring America’s veterans on Veterans Day 2019: “Today we honor our men and women who have served bravely and passionately in the United States Military. Our military members have placed themselves in harm’s way for the freedoms we enjoy today. We are thankful to these brave individuals for their service and devotion to this great nation. Their loyalty to the stars and stripes and to the people of this nation must never b... Read more

  • Gohmert and CJWC Praise President Trump for Taking Action on Military Injustice Cases & Recommend Two More Warriors for Consideration
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, the Congressional Justice for Warriors Caucus (CJWC) delivered a letter to President Donald J. Trump praising his consideration of the cases of 1Lt. Clint Lorance, Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher and Maj. Matt Golsteyn for action as soon as November 11, 2019, on Veterans Day. Pursuing justice for these warriors has been of paramount importance to the CJWC, which has worked diligently on their behalf. The caucus also requested review of two additional cases: Sgt. Derrick Miller and... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Fort Hood Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on November 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Fort Hood shooting in Killeen, Texas: “Ten years ago, today, 13 precious people – soldiers and civilians – were brutally massacred at the hands of evil. The shooting spree at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas is still to this day the worst mass murder at a U.S. military installation in U.S. history. “The malicious actions of radical Islamists have claimed far too many innocent lives. Even political correc... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on the Death of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the news announced by President Trump that the deadly leader of the Islamic State group was killed in a US military operation in northwest Syria: "Yesterday was a great day for Americans who love justice. Under the leadership of Commander-in-Chief Trump, one of the world’s most ruthless, evil, terrorist leaders, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi along with his reign of terror was brought to an abrupt but appropriate end. We owe our ... Read more

  • Gohmert on the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings
    Posted in Press Releases on October 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings who represented the city of Baltimore and Maryland’s Seventh Congressional District for more than two decades: "My heartfelt prayers go out to Congressman Elijah Cummings’ family and loved ones during this difficult time of deep loss. Not only was Elijah a passionate and vocal advocate of civil rights, he was a devoted public servant." “Despite our political differences, ... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Democrat Bills That Permanently Ban U.S. Energy Development
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the U.S. House of Representatives votes this week to bar offshore oil and gas leasing on coasts, as well as, halt energy exploration in the vast, untapped Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: “This week, House Democrats have championed three bills that together would permanently ban energy development on much of the federal waters of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf and also the entirety of the vast untapped oil reser... Read more

  • Gohmert Remembers the Fallen on the 18th Anniversary of September 11th
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today on the 18th Anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States of America: “On this day, eighteen years ago, our country experienced a tragedy that changed the course of U.S. history. We watched in horror as cities, buildings, and families were torn apart by an act of violent, evil hatred. Today, we remember the lives lost; we honor their legacy and pass on the love they shared to those around us. But ... Read more

  • Gohmert's Statement on DOJ's Report on James Comey
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz's release of the report on James Comey: “The new DOJ IG Report is from the same Inspector General whose previous report gave us hundreds of pages of the most outrageous bias within our Justice Department Headquarters. This person claimed that particular biases did not affect any investigation’s outcome; yet, plenty of the actions taken before, during, an... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Ross Perot’s Funeral & Absence on House Floor During Vote on H.Res. 489
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding his absence on the House Floor yesterday and his decision to attend the funeral and memorial service of Ross Perot in Texas: “On Tuesday morning early, I flew back to Texas to attend the funeral of a great American whom I first met while attending Texas A&M. He went through the Naval Academy on a military scholarship and served his country afterward. He became one of the biggest successes to ever grow up in east Texas. ... Read more

  • Gohmert Responds to Undercover Video of Google Released by Project Veritas
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the undercover video of Google released by Project Veritas: “This video shows Google’s biases are now a threat to a free and fair election, all while they hide behind the immunity given by Congress years ago when they were supposed to be a simple ‘town square’ where everyone’s voice could be heard without biased results. In fact, Google references a significant role they see themselves fulfilling in the 2020 elec... Read more