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Rep. Gohmert (TX-01) Introduces the Protect American IPR Act

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Congressman Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement for his new bill stopping Chinese intellectual property theft: “When the United States opened up trade with the People’s Republic of China under President Bill Clinton and agreed to their involvement in the World Trade Organization, Americans were promised that economic partnership with the country would be mutually beneficial: we would ...

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01): America was #BetterBeforeBiden

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“Democrats just voted to fundamentally change this country from a free and prosperous society into a poor and progressive nightmare where people cannot afford to feed their families, pay their utility bills or afford gas. President Biden could not care less about Americans who are struggling to rebuild after a pandemic and months of inflation thanks to his “America last” economic policies. “Famili...

Rep. Gohmert (TX-01) to Introduce the National Informed Consent Exemption (NICE) Act

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“President Biden is not an emperor or king. He cannot continue to limit the rights and freedoms of Americans in violation of the Constitution using executive orders or unclear OSHA rules that are not based upon a legislative directive. “Biden is creating a two-tiered society that punishes the poor and vulnerable most of all. Americans fear losing their jobs, their homes, and their ability to send ...

Rep. Gohmert Responds to False January 6 Allegations

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) issued the following statement today in response to the false and unsourced reports regarding the events that unfolded on January 6th. "No one in my office, including me, participated in the planning of the rally or in any criminal activity on January 6. We did not attend or participate at all. However, I am extremely interested to find out who, besides the FBI operative...

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) to Introduce the SWAMP Act

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“Today, I am introducing the Stop Wasting our Money on Palaces (SWAMP) Act to help protect present and future taxpayers from increasingly burdensome federal government spending. “Our federal bureaucracy is so bloated that we have an estimated 120,000 to 400,000 buildings nationwide. Federal bureaucrats have no real idea how many buildings the American people own and that is obnoxious—it is unaccep...

Lt. Col. Scheller’s Statement at Special Court Martial Trial

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9/11 enraged and pained me like all Americans. But unlike many of my peers, the events of 9/11 aren’t what compelled me to join the military. For me, I found myself working as an accountant in a cubical post Col.lege. From my cubical one day in 2004, I was able to watch the Marines moving through the city of Fallujah on the news. At the center of this violent attack, was the unit V18. Watching tho...

Rep. Gohmert Leads Letter in Support of LTC Stuart Scheller

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) led the following letter to the U.S. Marine Corps Commandant in support of Lt. Col Stuart Scheller. He was joined by 32 of his colleagues in calling for the release of Lt. Col. Scheller from pretrial confinement. General David H. Berger Commandant of the Marine Corps Headquarters, US Marine Corps 3000 Marine Corps, Pentagon Washington, DC 20350-3000 Major General David J...

Rep. Gohmert Issues Statement as to Why He Doesn't Support the Government Funding Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement as to why he did not vote on the Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 5305 – Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act: "Today I was unable to vote on the Continuing Resolution due to being at an important hearing outside of the District of Columbia on behalf of a highly decorated...

Rep. Gohmert Issues Statement for 20th Anniversary of September 11

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“This year marks 20 years since the 9/11 attacks; a day that forever changed the lives of those who lived through it and those worldwide who watched in horror as the barbarity unfolded on our television screens. Today is a day to solemnly remember those 2,977 innocent Americans who lost their lives simply because they went to work or boarded a plane. “They were murdered by terrorists who embodied...

Rep. Gohmert Offers Real Solution to Botched U.S. Afghanistan Withdrawal

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Army Veteran Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on the Biden Administration’s disastrous failures in Afghanistan: "On the 20th anniversary of 9-11, the Biden administration will have disgracefully prevented our military from protecting Americans abroad, figuratively bowing before the very bloodthirsty organization that instigated 9-11. The Obama-Bid...