Judiciary Committee

Eric Holder’s Bad Week, And it’s only Wednesday.

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One member of the Obama Administration who isn’t enjoying the Bin Laden Victory Lap is Attorney General Eric Holder. He’s been having a very bad week, and it’s only Wednesday. Yesterday, Holder was mercilessly grilled by House Oversight chairman Darrell Issa about the infamous “Project Gunrunner / Operation Fast and Furious” scandal. Issa has come into possession of documents that show Assistant A... Read more »

Rep. Louie Gohmert on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal

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Thursday, Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal. He talked to host, Susan Swain, and answered questions from callers all over the United States of America. Some of the topics discussed on the show: • The Recent Death of Osama bin Laden • The Role of Interrogation Methods in the U.S. Operation to Kill Osama bin Laden • U.S. Counter-Terrorism Efforts • The White House’s ... Read more »

Bobby Unser vs the Feds

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In 1997 three-time Indy 500 winner Bobby Unser was convicted of a federal crime that exposed him to a $5,000 fine and a six month prison sentence. What did Unser do that so angered the federal government? He got lost in a blizzard. That’s it. How did getting lost in a blizzard become a crime? Watch the attached video or click through to Heritage analyst Brian Wash’s Commentary, below: What do form... Read more »

Members of Congress Urge Attorney General to Investigate Common Cause

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Members of Congress sent a letter today, led by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) to Attorney General Eric Holder. This letter urges the Attorney General to investigate the non-profit organization Common Cause. “We should not have an organization, especially one that hides behind non-profit status, stirring up hatred and animosity to the point that people would say they have to string up a Supreme Court J... Read more »

GOP Lawmakers Call for Probe Into Possible 'Threats' Against Thomas, Scalia

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Several Republican members of Congress are calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate possible "threats" against conservative Supreme Court justices, claiming the advocacy group Common Cause is providing a platform for inflammatory rhetoric. The congressmen, in a draft letter to Holder that has not yet been sent, allege that rallies held by the organization appear to "incite violence a... Read more »

Patriot Act Extension Vote Statement

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the vote in the House on the extension of three provisions in the Patriot Act: “In order to allow Congressional Republicans necessary time to hold hearings regarding the needs of law enforcement with adequate checks and balances in our ongoing war on terrorism, I voted yesterday for a temporary extension of three specific provis... Read more »

Congressman Gohmert Named “Outstanding Member of the House” by NNOAC

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Today, Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) was named the “Outstanding Member of the House” by the National Narcotics Officers' Associations Coalition (NNOAC) for his strong record of support for drug law enforcement programs and issues. “Possession and use of illegal drugs has become an extremely destructive force in America today. The abuse of illegal substances has sadly skyrocketed in this countr... Read more »