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

 

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  • Gohmert's Statement on Kari's Law
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the passage of Kari's Law (H.R. 582) in the U.S. House of Representatives: “Kari’s Law is on its way to the President’s desk to be signed into effect. Our children should be able to dial 911 and get help on the other end of the line in a hotel or in an office. Now they can. My heart goes out to Kari’s father, Hank. What a fitting day for Kari’s Law to pass—today Kari would have been 36 years old. Happy birthday, Kari. Y... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the Democrat government shutdown: “Last night the Senate Democrats, led by Senator Schumer, shut down the government. This disastrous move creates horrid anxiety for our heroes in harm’s way serving us around the world. Now they may be wondering whether their families will have money to buy groceries, or for some, even prevent their car from being repossessed because of missed payments. They deserve better. The un... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Trump Administration Expansion of Offshore Drilling
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the news that the Trump Administration plans to massively expand its offshore drilling efforts: “It is truly exciting and encouraging that we have a president that is doing all he can to make us completely energy independent. Being energy independent will ensure that we can never be blackmailed by totalitarian nations who provide us any energy. Under this current administration, we are headed on a road that will establis... Read more

  • Gohmert on President Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the decision to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem: “President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the rightful capital of Israel was not only an act of political valor, it was a promise kept to the American people who voted him into office.” “This acknowledgement is a historic move for this nation – it’s symbolic. It re... Read more

  • Gohmert’s Statement on Supreme Court Ruling That Allows Full Enforcement of Trump Travel Ban
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling that allows for full enforcement of President Trump’s travel ban: “The Supreme Court ruling supporting the President’s travel ban should have been a 'ho-hum, but of course’ ruling. However, with judges and justices becoming ever the legislative and executive branches while wearing black robes, this was an absolutely critical ruling. We are grateful the Supreme Court took it up promptly b... Read more

  • Congressman Gohmert's Statement on Veterans Day 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on November 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today regarding his appreciation and respect for veterans across the country: “Today we honor those who fought for our rights and our freedom as American citizens. Veterans Day is a special day because without those we honor, there is no freedom, no opportunity, no peace.” “We appreciate and we honor all who serve and have served in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and the Navy. These men and women, who answer the courageous c... Read more

  • 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