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  • 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

  • Gohmert's Statement on DOJ's Report on James Comey
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz's release of the report on James Comey: “The new DOJ IG Report is from the same Inspector General whose previous report gave us hundreds of pages of the most outrageous bias within our Justice Department Headquarters. This person claimed that particular biases did not affect any investigation’s outcome; yet, plenty of the actions taken before, during, an... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Ross Perot’s Funeral & Absence on House Floor During Vote on H.Res. 489
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding his absence on the House Floor yesterday and his decision to attend the funeral and memorial service of Ross Perot in Texas: “On Tuesday morning early, I flew back to Texas to attend the funeral of a great American whom I first met while attending Texas A&M. He went through the Naval Academy on a military scholarship and served his country afterward. He became one of the biggest successes to ever grow up in east Texas. ... Read more

  • Gohmert Responds to Undercover Video of Google Released by Project Veritas
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the undercover video of Google released by Project Veritas: “This video shows Google’s biases are now a threat to a free and fair election, all while they hide behind the immunity given by Congress years ago when they were supposed to be a simple ‘town square’ where everyone’s voice could be heard without biased results. In fact, Google references a significant role they see themselves fulfilling in the 2020 elec... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement Honoring the Fallen on Memorial Day 2019
    Posted in Press Releases on May 27, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today honoring the men and women who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces: “Today we remember those who President Lincoln said gave their last full measure of devotion for our freedom. These patriots boldly defended our great nation and heroically gave their all so that we might experience security and peace. We can never repay these men and women for their dramatic acts of bravery and selfless deeds of coura... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on President Trump’s Immigration Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding President Trump’s newly announced immigration plan: “My home state of Texas has a first-hand view of the crisis on our southern border and the dangers we all face as the onslaught continues unabated. I am so deeply grateful that President Trump continues to seek solutions to this national security nightmare. It’s a shame that leaders of the opposition party don’t share his zeal for solutions, but rather stand as p... Read more

  • Congressman Gohmert’s Statement on 2019 National Day of Prayer
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on the National Day of Prayer: “Today we celebrate the National Day of Prayer. This significant day was designated by the United States Congress in 1952 by a joint resolution. Today Christians all over the country are urged to turn to God in prayer and fervent meditation. Throughout the history of this nation, prayer has played a meaningful role. In fact, the first call to prayer was in 1775 when the Continental Congress asked th... Read more

  • Congressman Gohmert on Sergeant Derrick Miller Being Granted Parole
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    Yesterday, Sergeant Derrick Miller was granted parole and will be released from Fort Leavenworth on May 20, 2019 after having served eight years in military prison. Sgt. Miller was serving a Life Sentence at Fort Leavenworth for murder though he acted in self-defense when an Afghan insurgent attempted to take his gun. Beverly Perlson of The Band of Mothers wrote in an email announcing Sgt. Miller's release, “I especially want to thank Congressman Louie Gohmert for his valiant effort to fight for... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on the Horrific Shootings at New Zealand Mosques
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement this morning regarding the horrific shootings at two mosques in New Zealand: “"The shootings at the New Zealand mosques are egregiously reprehensible. The shooters need to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law along with anyone who knowingly aided their efforts in any way. There are courts, dispute resolutions, and legislatures to resolve controversies – there is no place for cold blooded murders. Though New Zealand does no... Read more