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

 

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  • Gohmert on President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from Iran Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding President Trump’s announcement that the United States will withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal: “Today President Trump did what may be the most consequential action in preserving the advancements of modern civilization and self-government when he announced the withdrawal by the United States from the Iran agreement.” “That agreement was, in fact, a treaty, because it affected other prior treaties, which means the ... Read more

  • Gohmert on Former First Lady Barbara Bush’s Passing
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the news of Former First Lady Barbara Bush’s death: “Former First Lady Barbara Bush exuded class, dignity, intelligence, humor, along with a love for her family and her country. She clearly was always proud of her husband, her children, her grandchildren, her state, and her nation. Kathy’s and my thoughts and prayers are with her extraordinary family during this difficult time of reflection, as we also thank God for the blessi... Read more

  • Gohmert on President Trump’s Decision to Defend Southern Border with National Guard
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today supporting President Trump’s decision to defend the southern border of the United States with our National Guard: “President Trump’s announcement to defend the United States’ border with National Guard troops is sensible, prudent, and has plenty of precedence. President Obama did the same thing, as did President George W. Bush. With reports of thousands of Central American migrants heading toward an illegal mass entrance across th... Read more

  • Gohmert Introduces Resolution Declaring Cesar Chavez's Birthday: "National Border Control Day"
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding a resolution he introduced (H. Res. 791) which would declare March 31st, Cesar Chavez’s birthday, “National Border Control Day”: “Cesar Chavez was best known for his passionate fight to gain better working environments for thousands of workers laboring in harsh conditions on farms for low wages. He also staunchly believed in sovereignty of the United States border.” “In fact, it was his firm belief that preventing illegal immi... Read more

  • Gohmert Honored with Association of the United States Navy’s “National Legislative Advocacy Award”
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Last night at the United States Capitol, Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) was awarded with the Association of the United States Navy’s “National Legislative Advocacy Award.” Each year, the Association of the United States Navy (AUSN) recognizes and honors one U.S. House member and one U.S. Senator with the prestigious award. The U.S. Senator receiving the award this year was Senator Tammy Duckworth (Dem.-Illinois). The decision to award Congressman Gohmert as the sole Congressman receiving this... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on White House Signing of Kari’s Law
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the presidential signing of Kari’s Law today at 1:30PM ET: “Today is bittersweet for so many reasons. The Hunt family, brought in to Washington, D.C. by the White House, will witness the signing of legislation bearing their loved one’s namesake into law. Although this law will not reverse the heartbreaking loss of Kari Rene Hunt and all the horrors of that day, her legacy will now live on and safeguard... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on H.R. 1892 – The Bipartisan Budget Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding his decision to vote against the massive spending bill (H.R. 1892 – The Bipartisan Budget Act) in the U.S. House of Representatives: “The vote today for a spending bill that in essence runs up our deficit $1 Trillion was an exceedingly difficult one because of some of the things that were cynically put into the bill.” “As the House Member, who stood up to Speaker Boehner in 2011 to demand that he not put our military on... Read more

  • Gohmert's Statement on Kari's Law
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the passage of Kari's Law (H.R. 582) in the U.S. House of Representatives: “Kari’s Law is on its way to the President’s desk to be signed into effect. Our children should be able to dial 911 and get help on the other end of the line in a hotel or in an office. Now they can. My heart goes out to Kari’s father, Hank. What a fitting day for Kari’s Law to pass—today Kari would have been 36 years old. Happy birthday, Kari. Y... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the Democrat government shutdown: “Last night the Senate Democrats, led by Senator Schumer, shut down the government. This disastrous move creates horrid anxiety for our heroes in harm’s way serving us around the world. Now they may be wondering whether their families will have money to buy groceries, or for some, even prevent their car from being repossessed because of missed payments. They deserve better. The un... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Trump Administration Expansion of Offshore Drilling
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the news that the Trump Administration plans to massively expand its offshore drilling efforts: “It is truly exciting and encouraging that we have a president that is doing all he can to make us completely energy independent. Being energy independent will ensure that we can never be blackmailed by totalitarian nations who provide us any energy. Under this current administration, we are headed on a road that will establis... Read more