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

 

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  • Gohmert on Vote Against Democrats’ War Powers Resolution, H. Con. Res. 83
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding his vote against the Democrats’ War Powers Resolution, H. Con. Res. 83, which will prevent the President from engaging in hostilities against Iran: "Iran has been waging an actual war against the United States since 1979 after President Carter welcomed the Ayatollah back to Iran as a “Man of Peace.” General Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top terrorist commander, was responsible for the murder of hundreds of American tro... Read more

  • Gohmert's Statement on Foreign-Trade Zones Board Granting the City of Lufkin, Texas Official Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) Designation
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the news that the U.S. Department of Commerce Foreign-Trade Zones Board has approved an application from Lufkin, Texas to establish a Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ): "Despite some of the toxicity in Washington, D.C., this is a great day for the First District of Texas, the City of Lufkin, and the future of east Texas. We are grateful to our friend, Secretary Wilbur Ross, for his personal interest in getting this done. T... Read more

  • Gohmert Praises President Trump’s Executive Order Combating Anti-Semitism
    Posted in Press Releases on December 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the Executive Order announced by President Trump targeting anti-Semitism in the United States – especially on college campuses: “The vile anti-Semitic practices abounding unchecked on the campuses of America’s colleges and universities today should serve as a stark reminder of the origins one of the darkest periods in human history: the Holocaust. The National Socialist German Workers’ Party (Nazi Party) began its... Read more

  • 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