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  • Gohmert Introduces Privileged Resolution Calling on Congress to Ban any Political Party or Organization that has Held a Public Position Supportive of Slavery
    Posted in Press Releases on July 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) introduced a Privileged Resolution calling upon Congress to ban any political organization or party that has ever held a public position supportive of slavery or the Confederate States of America. It also calls for Speaker Nancy Pelosi to remove from the House wing of the U.S. Capitol or any House office building any item that names, symbolizes or mentions any political organization or party that supported slavery or the Confederacy. Rep. Louie Gohmert released the fol... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Schools Safely Reopening
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s push for schools to reopen safely this fall: “The Trump Administration’s dedication to safely reopen our schools this fall puts the interests and well being of American children first. The nation-wide shutdowns likely caused millions of students to fall behind in their studies and research has found that many students could lose ‘most or all’ of what they learned during the 2019-2020 school year due... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Executive Order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding President Trump’s Executive Order On Safe Policing For Safe Communities: “President Trump is committed to ensuring safe communities and a fair justice system for all Americans. This executive order announced today will promote best practices for law enforcement officials across the country, without generalizing all local and state law enforcement. The overwhelming majority of police officers are brave Americans wh... Read more

  • Gohmert's Statement on Death of George Floyd & Ongoing Nationwide Protests
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the horrific death of George Floyd and the ongoing protests around the nation: "In Minneapolis, Minnesota, George Floyd was killed by a police officer who blatantly kept his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck for over eight minutes as he begged to be allowed to breathe. George Floyd’s death was tragic, completely unnecessary, and it was criminal! My deepest condolences go out to the entire Floyd family, who have shown amazing res... Read more

  • Gohmert Files Amicus Brief Supporting Dismissal of the Flynn Case
    Posted in Press Releases on June 2, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) spearheaded the drafting and filing of an amicus curiae brief along with Reps. Andy Biggs, Mike Johnson, Bill Flores, Jody Hice, Paul Gosar, Ted Budd, Andy Harris, Ron Wright & W. Gregory Steube which makes clear that the DC Circuit Court of Appeals should issue an order forcing Judge Sullivan to dismiss the case against President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, Michael Flynn. “The criminal case against General Flynn should immediately be dismis... Read more

  • Gohmert Launches Podcast: "Special Order with Louie Gohmert"
    Posted in Press Releases on June 2, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) is launching his new podcast series, "Special Order with Louie Gohmert" to continue to bring his message straight to the American people. Since Nancy Pelosi refuses to bring the House of Representatives back to work, the nation will no longer regularly hear floor speeches from lawmakers, including Special Order speeches. Special Orders that are broadcast on C-SPAN allow members speak freely on the House floor on any topics they so choose. The weekly podcast seri... Read more

  • Gohmert on Trump's Announcement to Protect Americans’ Rights to Free Speech on Social Media
    Posted in Press Releases on May 29, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the Executive Order issued by President Trump to protect Americans’ rights to free speech on social media: "Social media outlets such as Twitter, Youtube, Facebook and Google operate like radical liberal publishers, not free speech platforms. Given their blatant censorship of views and opinions that dare to challenge the leftist ideology which is rampant in Silicon Valley tech companies, it is clear they are undeserving... Read more

  • Congressman Gohmert Honors the Life and Legacy of Congressman Sam Johnson
    Posted in Press Releases on May 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement honoring the life and legacy of Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03): "Congressman Sam Johnson embodied courage, humility, patriotism and forthrightness, as well as absolute devotion to God, family and his beloved country. Since his arm was gnarled and unusable from being broken in two places when his plane was shot down in Viet Nam, I asked him if anyone had checked it in recent years since they can do so much more now with human ner... Read more

  • Rep. Louie Gohmert's Statement on Memorial Day 2020
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today on Memorial Day honoring the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms: “Nothing sharpens our focus on our liberties like losing liberty, even temporarily. This year, as Americans across the country lost freedoms to make a living, conduct business, or even move about freely because of the coronavirus shutdowns, we should all pause this Memorial Day in humble gratitude to over one million Americans who l... Read more

  • The Congressional Justice for Warriors Caucus Calls Upon President Trump to Pardon the Biden Four
    Posted in Press Releases on May 12, 2020 | Preview rr

    The Congressional Justice for Warriors Caucus is proud to announce its support for decorated U.S. veterans, Dustin Heard, Evan Liberty, Nicholas Slatten and Paul Slough and respectfully call upon President Trump to issue pardons for these brave men who suffered grave injustices at the hands of the United States justice system. Also known as the Biden Four, Dustin, Evan, Nicholas and Paul were security contractors tasked with protecting U.S. personnel in Iraq in 2007. The veterans were tragically... Read more