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  • Gohmert Introduces Bill to Restrict Asylum requests only to Lawful Ports of Entry
    Posted in Press Releases on November 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding his bill, the Asylum at Designated Arrival Ports and Terminals (ADAPT) Act of 2018 (H.R. 7139), which requires that requests for asylum shall only be made at designated ports of arrival: “America is facing an invasion at our southern border that promises to be followed by more massive caravans. Our asylum system was never meant to add hundreds of thousands more each year to over one million lawful visas that the United States... Read more

  • Rep. Gohmert and Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Pen Letter in Support of City of Lufkin’s Request for a Foreign Trade Zone
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) and U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Cornyn (R-Texas) this week penned a letter in support of the City of Lufkin’s request for a foreign trade zone (FTZ) to Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board. “With over 145,000 workforce participants, I am happy to support the City of Lufkin’s request to establish a foreign-trade zone (FTZ),” Rep. Gohmert said. “Located near major interstates, airports and rail transportation, this thriving cit... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on the Senate Confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s vote to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court: “Today is a great day for this nation. The confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh is a victory for the U.S. Constitution and for every single American who values freedom over tyranny. Any American who has grieved in recent decades as we have seen five Supreme Court justices substitute their fleeting whims for the clear meaning of th... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on the 17th Anniversary of 9/11
    Posted in Press Releases on September 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement remembering and honoring the lives lost on September 11, 2001: “On this day seventeen years ago, communities and families were torn apart by an extreme act of violent hate. Today we remember the thousands of precious lives lost in the terrorist attack— parents, siblings, children, neighbors, and friends. We will not forget that they mattered, that they loved, and laughed and were striving to make the world a better pl... Read more

  • Gohmert on FBI’s Claim That No Evidence Was Found Regarding Hillary Clinton Server Breach
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the claim made by the FBI that they have ‘not found any evidence’ regarding Hillary Clinton’s serving being breached: “It’s not surprising that the FBI ‘has not found any evidence’ regarding Clinton’s servers being breached. Like I stated to Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok in the House Judiciary Hearing, it was the Obama-appointed Intelligence Community Inspector General that discovered the breach.... Read more

  • Gohmert Will Not Pursue Caddo Lake National Heritage Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding his decision to no longer pursue legislation to create a National Heritage Area near Caddo Lake: "When first considering whether or not to join the effort to designate parts of the Caddo Lake area as a National Heritage Area, I was skeptical. As soon as I heard the term “National Heritage Area,” I immediately became suspicious that there may be federal strings that are put on local, private or public land. I have seen t... Read more

  • Gohmert Statement in Support of Rep. Jim Jordan
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today in support of Rep. Jim Jordan: “Jim Jordan is a fine and decent person who has a lifetime history of being honorable and honest, unlike his accusers whose extremely troubled backgrounds and ongoing legal and financial troubles place the veracity of their allegations into the realm of ridiculous. Unlike the Olympians who were minor children at the time they were abused, these former wrestlers were adults at the time they cla... Read more

  • Gohmert Releases FAQ’s on The Caddo Lake National Heritage Act of 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) will continue to seek input from constituents to address questions and discuss the benefits of H.R. 5957 – The Caddo Lake National Heritage Are Act of 2018. He additionally released the following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) concerning the legislation: Q: Is a Heritage Area controlled by the Federal government? Will the creation of a Heritage area increase Federal Land or impose more burdensome Federal Regulations? A: A National Heritage Area is the name f... Read more

  • Gohmert's Statement Remembering D-Day's Valiant Soldiers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement remembering the patriots who stormed the beaches of Normandy 74 years ago today: “Today marks the 74th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy. Thousands of young Americans gave their last full measure of devotion on the battlefield that fateful day. When faced with perilous circumstances, these patriots stood firm and tall under the banner of the red, white and blue.” "We remember those courageous patriots who lost their li... Read more

  • Gohmert Honors America's Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement ahead of the Memorial Day weekend –honoring America’s fallen patriots: “Memorial Day is a day we set aside to honor the men and women of our Armed Forces who made the ultimate sacrifice so that this great nation would survive in freedom. They chose to give of themselves to defend the American ideal of individual rights and self-governance for their loved ones and their country.” “Let us take this day to remember our fallen heroes... Read more