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Rep. Gohmert Mourns the Loss of His Father

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The Office of Congressman Louie Gohmert released the following statement: Louis B. Gohmert, age 95 of Mt. Pleasant and father of Congressman Louie Gohmert, passed away at a Tyler hospital Thursday morning. He will be sorely missed by his family and all who knew and loved him.

Rep. Gohmert Introduces Bill to Honor U.S. Capitol Police

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Today, Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) introduced a bill honoring the U.S. Capitol Police. The Congressman issued the following statement about the legislation: “Speaker Pelosi’s bill, HR 1085, does not honor anyone, but rather seeks to drive a narrative that isn’t substantiated by known facts. We absolutely do want to show our gratitude and respect for the U.S. Capitol Police, so I removed the Speake...

Rep. Gohmert on Newsmax: Biden Administration Created the Border Crisis

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) joined Newsmax's John Bachman today, along with Rep. Andy Biggs to discuss the latest on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border and President Biden's address to the nation on the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Gohmert criticized the Biden Administration for enacting policies which created the crisis at the border. "Let me tell you, John, when you hear the term unaccompanied minor...

Rep. Gohmert: Bipartisan Background Checks Act Penalizes Law-Abiding Americans

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) spoke during today's floor debate in consideration of H.R.8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, which would require universal background checks for all firearm sales, to include private sales. The bill would penalize law-abiding Americans and infringe upon their Second Amendment rights. "And we’re told...that this will save lives, and yet there is not one single mass ...

Rep. Gohmert Reacts to Biden Administration's Border Crisis

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) joined Newsmax's Chris Salcedo today to discuss the Biden Administration's out of control border crisis. "It isn't just a border crisis, it is a national crisis," said the Congressman. "If anybody really cares deeply about those people coming in illegally across our southern border, the best thing we can do, the most loving and kind and caring thing we can do is totally ...

Rep. Gohmert: Dem’s Equality Act is “All About Power,” Eviscerates First Amendment

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) spoke today at a House Freedom Caucus press conference and on the House Floor and warned of the dangers of the Democrats’ radical Equality Act (H.R.5): “You don’t have to take our word for it. Let me just read this from page 25 of the bill: The Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 shall not provide a claim concerning, or a defense to a claim under, a covered title, ...

Rep. Gohmert Issues Statement on Tragic Loss of Rush Limbaugh

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) issued the following statement on the passing of talk radio legend, Rush Limbaugh: Today our country mourns the loss of America’s anchorman, and a true patriot, Rush Limbaugh. Americans have been blessed to have had 32 wonderful years of stellar analysis, commentary and wit from Rush, and his legacy will undoubtedly live on. He single-handedly transformed talk radio and ...

Rep. Gohmert Files Bill to Make Pres. Biden Follow his own Dictatorial Mandates

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) issued the following statement on his bill, H.R. 811, which would require President Biden and the Executive branch to abide by executive orders that impose dictatorial mandates on the American people: "For far too long, Washington elites have lived by the mantra, “do as I say, not as I do.” "Only hours after signing a totalitarian and unconstitutional executive order man...

Rep. Gohmert Statement on Fine and Metal Detector

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) has issued the following statement on the accusation he broke new House Rule on metal detectors: "This should come as no surprise, but Democrats are making up the rules as they go. "For weeks, I have complied with Speaker Pelosi’s unconstitutional metal detector policy. "Yesterday, after complying with the metal detector screening, I was allowed to enter the House sessio...

Rep. Gohmert Issues Statement on Pence Lawsuit

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Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the lawsuit filed against the Vice President: “The 2020 presidential election was one we'd expect to see in a banana republic, not the United States of America. In fact, the rampant fraud and unconstitutional actions that took place were so egregious that seven contested states-- Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, New Mexico, Ne...