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  • Gohmert’s Statement on Hurricane Relief Funding Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Gohmert’s Statement on Hurricane Relief Funding Vote WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the vote in Congress to provide federal funding in the Disaster Relief Fund: “Sadly, the dangerous path of Hurricane Harvey has displaced more than 43,500 people – most of which are currently living in shelters around the Texas area. It is apparent that those who experienced such physical losses such as the loss of clothing, housing, transportation, ... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement President Trump’s Full Restoration of Program Sending Surplus Military Weapons, Equipment to Police
    Posted in Press Releases on August 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) praised President Trump’s order restoring a program that provides local law enforcement agencies with certain, limited, surplus military gear. The Executive Order revokes an order previously issued by the Obama Administration that severely limited access to excess equipment, which included not just military gear, but items such as vehicles, protective clothing, and computers. He released the following statement praising the action taken by the Trump Administrati... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on President Trump’s Visit with Law Enforcement Defending America’s Borders
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding President Trump’s scheduled visit to Arizona to meet with Border Patrol officials and speak about his administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration: “The best thing we can do for BOTH the United States and Mexico is to secure our border. Thankfully, we have a President who understands and is committed to that. A nation founded on laws that apply to everyone, where neither rich nor poor or supposed to be above ... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Interior’s Decision to Overturn Hydraulic Fracturing Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the decision made by the United States Department of the Interior to rescind the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) hydraulic fracturing rule: “The Department of Interior acted in an arbitrary and capricious manner – basing their rule on allegations that were disproved. It is great to have the Trump Administration and my Navy SEAL friend Secretary Zinke taking action to help create more jobs, raise critical funds from federal l... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which he voted against this afternoon, due to the rejection of the Hartzler Amendment by the U.S. House of Representatives: “Today the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2018. Though there were some additional matters that I sincerely hoped would be changed, I made clear to our Whip Team that I would indeed vote for the NDAA as long as the Ha... Read more

  • Gohmert on Trump Administration’s Roll Back of “Waters of the United States” Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s release of a proposed rule that will kill the Obama Administration’s “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) Rule by re-codifying the Clean Water Act as it existed prior to 2015: “Washington bureaucrats in cubicles should not be deciding the fate of our waterways, nor should they be allowed to completely and arbitrarily control the economic fate of landowners even to the point of ending their ability t... Read more

  • Gohmert Introduces The Parental Notification and Intervention Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding his introduction of the Parental Notification and Intervention Act (H.R. 2956) which would prohibit performing an abortion on anyone under the age of 18 unless the minor's parents have been notified: “Traditionally most Americans have done all they can to protect the innocent among us. That has been an important part of my life’s work as well. So, it should come as no surprise that I have been and am pushing for legislat... Read more

  • Gohmert Honors Dr. James Dobson at Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Conference
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Being one of two people asked to honor Dr. James Dobson, Jr. at Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Patriots Gala, Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01), was pleased to deliver remarks regarding his friend, Dr. Dobson, who received the ‘Winston Churchill Man of the Year Award’ at the Faith & Freedom Coalition’s annual conference. “To be one of the two invited speakers to pay tribute to Dr. Dobson was an honor of extraordinary proportions because he has been helping families grow, proliferate, and even stay toget... Read more

  • Gohmert on Trump's Decision to Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord: "President Trump is entirely correct in withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord. He has done what is best for the American people. Nothing is stopping any nation or business from voluntary participation in the standards agreed to by the previous administration that would have crippled our economy. Scores of nations around the world are again demandin... Read more

  • Gohmert Introduces Armed Services Always Paid (ASAP) Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding his bill, the Armed Services Always Paid (ASAP) Act, which ensures that members of the United States Military get their paycheck on time in the event that Congress cannot pass a budget: “Those who stand between us and loss of freedom –or even annihilation –deserve our utmost respect and honor. The heroic men and women of the U.S. Military risk life and limb daily to certify the safety and security of all Americans at hom... Read more