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  • Gohmert: Without a change to how children are taught, 'We're going to have to get rid of the Second Amendment'.

    12/15/2022 1:35:21 PM PST · by Carriage Hill · 115 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12.15.2022 | Ronn Blitzer
    The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security held a hearing Thursday on finding a solution to gun violence, and the difference of opinion between Democrats and Republicans was put on full display. Passions ran high given the sensitivity of the issues involved, as liberal lawmakers focused on weapons and conservatives on the people who use them. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-La., a former judge who handled felony cases, was in the latter group and focused on the need to instill morality in people, citing Judeo-Christian principles. He went so far as to say it is the bedrock of...
  • Texas Congressman Presents Released Jan. 6 Prisoner With Flag That Flew Over US Capitol. ( Dr. Simone Gold )

    09/11/2022 1:54:24 PM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | September 11, 2022 | Rita Li
    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) presented Dr. Simone Gold a flag that was once flown over the U.S. Capitol on Friday, following her 45 days in jail for being involved in the Jan. 6 Capitol breach and stepping inside restricted premises. “Dr. Simone Gold is a patriot and an American hero,” Gohmert said in a Sept. 9 statement. The in-person grant upon Gold’s release from the Miami Federal Detention Center was to honor the Los Angeles-based emergency medicine specialist’s “invaluable work and contributions to public health, medical freedom, and our God-given constitutional rights,” according to the Republican lawmaker. Gold, the founder...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Republicans Demand DOJ Release J6 Surveillance And Police Body Cam Footage

    07/14/2022 12:25:51 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 14, 2022 | Gabe Kaminsky
    House Republicans are demanding the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) release body and surveillance camera footage as well any other footage in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, according to a letter obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation. Wisconsin Rep. Glenn Grothman, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert and South Carolina Rep. Ralph Norman first requested the information from the DOJ in October 2021. Now, they are re-upping their inquiry, asking Attorney General Merrick Garland to release the information since their constituents have a “growing concern” with the DOJ’s “apparent failure” to do so. “Many Americans question why their government,...
  • Gohmert: ‘If you’re a Republican, you can’t even lie to Congress or lie to an FBI agent or they’re coming after you’

    06/04/2022 3:09:47 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/03/22 | Caroline Vakil
    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) railed against the indictment of former Trump White House adviser Peter Navarro while saying in an interview on Friday that “if you’re a Republican, you can’t even lie to Congress or lie to an FBI agent or they’re coming after you.” Gohmert, speaking to Newsmax in an interview on Friday, was asked to comment on the Friday indictment of Navarro by a federal grand jury after the former Trump official failed to comply with the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. “It actually puts an exclamation point on the fact that we...
  • Gohmert ‘Exploring’ a Run for Texas Attorney General

    11/11/2021 12:46:22 PM PST · by JeepersFreepers · 22 replies
    Texas Scorecard ^ | November 9, 2021 | Jeramy Kitchen
    On Tuesday, Texas U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R–TX) announced his candidacy for Texas attorney general, joining four others in the race for the Republican nomination.The incumbent, Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton, has found himself at the center of controversy in recent years, prompting additional challenges from current Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman, and current State Rep. Matt Krause (R–Haslet).On his campaign website, Gohmert says, “We need a Texas Attorney General whose top attorneys working for him have not found it necessary to send a letter to the FBI urging an investigation into...
  • LIVE: Reps. Gaetz, Gohmert, Gosar, and Greene Press Conference on Status of Jan. 6 Prisoners

    07/27/2021 9:51:53 AM PDT · by bitt · 38 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 7/27/2021 | RSBN
    LIVE: Reps. Gaetz, Gohmert, Gosar, and Greene Press Conference on Status of Jan. 6 Prisoners Tuesday, July 27th, at 1:00p.m. ET, U.S. Representatives Matt Gaetz (FL-01), Louie Gohmert (TX-01), Paul Gosar (AZ-04), and Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA-14) will hold a press conference outside the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, D.C., demanding answers from Attorney General (AG) Merrick Garland on the status of January 6th prisoners and related investigations. Watch RSBN LIVE and view past shows/events on our new app!
  • Texas congressman Louie Gohmert stuns committee hearing by asking whether federal agencies can fix climate change by altering orbit of Earth and Moon during committee hearing

    06/10/2021 10:43:34 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 91 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 10, 2021 | Matt McNulty
    Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert's asked during a hearing of a House committee whether the federal government could change the orbits of the moon or earth to deal with climate change - raising some eyebrows among experts. Gohmert, a Republican from Texas, was on a video call with associate deputy chief of the National Forest Service Jennifer Eberlien when he asked whether or not federal agencies such as the Forest Service or Bureau of Land Management could alter the earth and moon's orbit to deal with climate change crisis. 'I understand, from what's been testified to the Forest Service and the...
  • Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert Reveals Real Reason Dems Want To Make D.C. The 51st State

    04/26/2021 7:39:06 AM PDT · by TrumpianRepublican · 17 replies
    Conservative Brief ^ | 4/26 | Martin Walsh
    The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted 216-208 last week to pass a bill that would grant statehood to Washington, D.C. During an interview on Newsmax, Texas GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert revealed the sneaky reason Democrats did this: unlimited power grab. Gohmert said Democrats' push for statehood for D.C. is based on an argument of "no taxation without representation."
  • Exclusive – Louie Gohmert: Border Patrol Retiring, Quitting Because of Biden’s Open Borders Policies

    04/01/2021 10:52:59 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 19 replies
    breitbart ^ | 1 Apr 2021 | SEAN MORAN
    Rep. Louie Gohmert told Breitbart News (R-TX) that many border patrol officers are either quitting or considering retirement because of President Joe Biden’s open borders policies. Along with many other House Republicans from Texas, Gohmert traveled to the border this week to witness the migrant crisis that unfolded at the American southern border less than 100 days into Biden’s administration. Gohmert said his most recent visit to the southern border struck a stark contrast compared to his visits under President Donald Trump. “It’s incredible how many more people were coming across than I’ve ever seen, and I’ve spent a lot...
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert’s pay to be docked by $5,000 for entering House floor without screening

    03/31/2021 2:35:31 AM PDT · by RandFan · 17 replies
    Just The News ^ | March 31 | By Alex Nitzberg
    Rep. Louie Gohmert will have $5,000 deducted from his pay because the House Ethics Committee has not agreed to the Texas Republican's appeal of a fine for failing to engage in a security screening prior to entering the House floor. In his appeal of the fine imposed by the House sergeant-at arms Gohmert said that he had gone through the security screening process prior to entering the chamber, but then departed and reentered the chamber after going to use the bathroom beside the Speaker's Lobby. "During the weeks that the metal detectors have been in place, I have entered the...
  • Louie Gohmert: Biden is 'complicit in helping fund drug cartels and human traffickers' (VIDEO)

    03/11/2021 11:57:52 AM PST · by RandFan · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 11 | Rep. Louie Gohmert
    @replouiegohmert President Biden, or whoever is pulling his strings, is complicit in helping fund drug cartels and human traffickers. It’s time to end the #BidenBorderCrisis. Secure the border. Video...
  • Louie Gohmert DUNKS on Pelosi – Quotes Her Support for Black Lives Matter Riots on House Floor– Liberals Freak Out

    01/16/2021 4:58:33 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 39 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | January 13, 2021 | Jim Hoft Published
    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) flipped the script on Democrats on the House floor today. After a summer of Democrat-sanctioned rioting and $2 billion in damages, Democrats and their fake news media are trying desperately to push to the American public that Republicans and Trump supporters are the violent ones. This is as outrageous as it is dishonest. On Wednesday Rep. Gohmert read off Pelosi’s previous statement on the House floor. It did not occur to Democrats that Louie was quoting Speaker Pelosi. They lost it! Louie Gohmert: I just don’t know why there aren’t more uprisings all over the country...
  • Louie Gohmert GOP Rep Who Led Election Lawsuit Against Pence, Accuses Pelosi of Impeachable Comments

    01/13/2021 5:16:00 PM PST · by Libloather · 39 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 1/13/20 | Jenni Fink
    **SNIP** Gohmert has no intention of voting to impeach the president and used his time at the microphone to throw Pelosi's own words back at her. The Texas Republican pointed to a comment Pelosi made in 2018, when she wondered why there weren't "uprisings all over the county" over migrant children being separated from their parents and an August MSNBC interview when she called allies of the president "enemies of the state." "From our side, we didn't take those to be impeachable because we didn't believe she surely meant that but by the Democrats taking this action, you're telling me,...
  • Louie Gohmert Speaks out on what Capt. Police warned him about before Jan 6 2021 [ANTIFA Infiltration]

    01/08/2021 2:09:48 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 35 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 8, 2021
    Basically says, ANTIFA “put out the word to come, wear red, wear Trump stuff ... try to blend in ... to confuse ... and make it appear it was all Trump people” ...
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert talks of violence in streets after his lawsuit is dismissed

    01/03/2021 12:02:19 PM PST · by RandFan · 66 replies
    The HIll ^ | 01/03/21 10:13 AM EST | BY JOHN BOWDEN
    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) reacted to the dismissal of his lawsuit against Vice President Pence on Saturday, telling Newsmax that a court's refusal to force Pence to overturn the presidential election results essentially served as a call to Americans to incite violence in the streets. "The bottom line is the court is saying, 'We're not going to touch this. You have no remedy,'" Gohmert told Newsmax. "Essentially, the ruling would be 'You have to go to the streets and be as violent as antifa, BLM,'" he added. Gohmert was referring to protests that at times became violent over the summer...
  • Judge dismisses Gohmert's election suit against Pence

    01/01/2021 6:53:55 PM PST · by Nero Germanicus · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/1/21 | JOHN KRUZEL
    A federal judge on Friday dismissed a bid by Rep. Louie Gohmert (Texas) and other Republicans that sought to endow Vice President Pence with the legal authority to effectively overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral win. In his ruling, Texas-based U.S. District Judge Jeremy Kernodle, a Trump appointee, said the GOP plaintiffs lacked standing. The judge found that Gohmert suffered no legally recognizable injury. The other plaintiffs, a group of Arizona Republicans who self-identify as an alternate “slate” of pro-Trump electors, could not link their supposed injury to Pence, he reasoned.
  • Pence asks judge to reject Gohmert lawsuit asking the VP to interfere in the Electoral College count

    01/01/2021 5:43:18 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 16 replies
    MSM ^ | 1/1/2021 | Dan Berman
    Vice President Mike Pence's lawyers asked a federal judge Thursday to reject a request from Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas that attempts to force Pence to ignore electoral votes of several key states when Congress meets to certify the 2020 presidential election next week.Pence argues that the legal issues raised by Gohmert, along with a slate of Arizona Republicans, should be addressed to the House and Senate (if they should be raised at all).Gohmert's lawsuit is a last-gasp attempt by Republicans to persuade Pence to interfere in the declaration of President-elect Joe Biden's victory and flip the election for President...
  • Pence Asks Judge to Reject GOP Congressman's Elector Lawsuit

    12/31/2020 5:25:05 PM PST · by Ikemeister · 82 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 31 Dec 2020 | Bloomberg News
    Vice President Mike Pence asked a federal judge in Texas to deny a Republican congressman’s emergency request for a court order that would essentially allow the vice president to reverse Donald Trump’s election loss during a joint session of Congress Wednesday.
  • LEGAL FILING — Mike Pence refused to sign on to plan to overturn election…

    12/30/2020 5:06:48 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 109 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 12/30/2020 | Kane
    Lawyers representing Louie Gohmert and a group of Arizona Republicans disclosed in a court filing Tuesday that Vice President Pence rejected their request to join their attempt to block electors. Gohmert and 11 GOP “alternate” electors from Arizona filed suit against Pence on Monday in an attempt to argue that the vice president has sole authority to determine which presidential electors Congress will count when it certifies the results of the election. The suit essentially asks the court to grant Pence the authority on Jan. 6 to overrule the results in swing states such as Arizona and have Congress count...
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert Et All v. VP Pence filed 12-27-20

    12/28/2020 7:12:48 AM PST · by BusterDog · 68 replies
    IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TYLER DIVISION This civil action seeks an expedited declaratory judgment finding that the elector dispute resolution provisions in Section 15 of the Electoral Count Act, 3 U.S.C. §§ 5 and 15, are unconstitutional because these provisions violate the Electors Clause and the Twelfth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. U.S. CONST. art. II, § 1, cl. 1 & Amend. XII. Plaintiffs also request emergency injunctive relief required to effectuate the requested declaratory judgment .