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  • Gohmert: FBI Won’t Recommend Hillary Clinton Indictment

    05/21/2016 5:48:45 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 49 replies
    Tea Party ^ | 5/19/2016 | Staff
    (Newsmax) – Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert told the Washington Examiner that he believes the FBI will not recommend an indictment for Hillary Clinton in the email probe case. The Republican lawmaker said he believed the FBI would announce that they were “just laying out the evidence,” and leave it to the Justice Department to issue any indictment. “Director Comey is a pretty straight-up guy, and I don’t think he’ll pull any punches,” Gohmert said, referring to FBI Director James Comey. “But I could also see him avoiding all the controversy by just saying, here’s all the evidence, it’s not our...
  • Cruz joins in Red River property dispute

    04/04/2016 5:11:08 AM PDT · by Elderberry · 33 replies
    My SS News ^ | 4/2/2016
    This week, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz joined an amicus brief on behalf of 22 members of the Texas congressional delegation in support of private landowners along the Red River. The Bureau of Land Management has recently made waves by claiming thousands of acres of privately owned Texas land along the Red River. It has done so by utilizing — in apparent violation of a nearly 100-year-old Supreme Court precedent and tradition — an arbitrary and bizarre gradient boundary survey method that has adversely impacted private landowners. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) joined Cruz in the brief...
  • Gohmert: Trump Lies by 'Projecting' Like Presidents Obama, Clinton

    03/08/2016 5:45:21 PM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 8, 2016 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) called GOP frontrunner Donald Trump’s charge that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was a primary supporter of Chief Justice John Roberts “ludicrous” and “ridiculous.” Gohmert argued that Trump should not be questioning Cruz’s judgment on Supreme Court nominations since he has donated to Democratic politicians in the past. “I thought one of the best points made all night long was to point out the hypocrisy,” Gohmert, who has endorsed Cruz, told PJM at the Conservative Political Action Conference. During the most recent GOP debate in Detroit, Trump addressed Cruz directly, saying, “So we’re listening to the all-talk,...
  • Insider leaks real reason for GOP kingpins' anti-Cruz venom

    01/23/2016 5:33:17 PM PST · by justlittleoleme · 112 replies
    WND ^ | 1/23/16 | Greg Corombos
    It's well known that many Republicans in Washington do not like Sen. Ted Cruz, but the full extent of that antipathy is coming to light this week as several current and former lawmakers say they prefer Donald Trump as the GOP nominee, although they have little regard for either man. Some GOP consultants and strategists started the rumblings in recent days. Then Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad told Republicans in his state to oppose Cruz because of the senator's opposition to ethanol subsidies. But the story broke wide open on Wednesday when former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee...
  • 'Cruz Caucus' of House Conservatives Lining Up Support

    12/31/2015 11:55:54 AM PST · by Isara · 8 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    GOP candidate Ted Cruz may not be popular among his fellow senators, but a growing number of House conservatives who have been dubbed as the "Cruz Caucus" are backing the controversial Texan's campaign, and Rep. Louie Gohmert said Thursday that's because they want a true conservative in the White House. "I didn't endorse anybody in 2012 and we ended up with the only Republican nominee who could not criticize Obamacare because they really did model it after Romneycare," the Texas Republican told Fox News' "Fox & Friends" program. "This time, I thought early on I need to get behind whoever...
  • Cruz Rips Rubio Over Attack Ad on National Security

    11/28/2015 7:39:31 PM PST · by Isara · 26 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | Nov. 28, 2015 | Patrick Svitek
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, left, speaks at a campaign event on Nov. 28, 2015, in Iowa as U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, far right, looks on. (Photo by Patrick Svitek) LAMONI, Iowa — Ted Cruz and his campaign are offering their harshest and most extensive criticism yet of Marco Rubio since the U.S. Senate colleagues began clashing over immigration and national security issues.Speaking with reporters before a town hall here, Texas' junior senator repeatedly pushed back on a TV ad airing in Iowa that suggests Cruz "voted to weaken America's ability to identify and hunt down terrorists." The spot was produced...
  • Despite Obama's Claims, We Are Not Able to Properly Screen Syrian Refugees (Gohmert op-ed)

    11/18/2015 7:32:08 AM PST · by kristinn · 20 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Wednesday, November 18, 2015 | Rep. Louie Gohmert
    There is truly a war taking place throughout the world. Radical Islam is at war with Western civilization that is not currently part of its caliphate. Though the Obama administration is out to convince you that there's no war, or that climate change is our country's biggest threat, the bloodbath in Paris proves the contrary without doubt. Though we are not engaged in defending ourselves fully, the one-sided war goes on, allowing our enemy to get stronger and more radical. America is now faced with a stinging reality, one that threatens the very heart of our national security. President Obama...
  • Can These Three Texans Save America and the GOP?

    11/09/2015 7:22:48 AM PST · by Isara · 4 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | 11/09/2015 | CHQ Staff
    Three Texans, limited government constitutional conservative Republicans; Senator Ted Cruz, Representative Louie Gohmert and Governor Greg Abbott are demonstrating how governing according to conservative principle is not only good policy, but good politics.    As our friend Rick Manning observed in an excellent article for NetRight Daily, in just one day last week, Ted Cruz took on Operation Choke Point through an Obama nominee for Justice who should be rejected, Chinese human rights abuses, sanctuary cities that release violent illegal alien offenders, and led a hearing giving voice to U.S. victims of Palestinian and Iranian terrorism.  Cruz followed this one-day blitz of policy entrepreneurship with a bill to designate the...
  • US spied on Israel over strike on Iran's nuclear program

    10/23/2015 7:52:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/23/2015 | Rick Moran
    Just how badly did Barack Obama blow up our relationship with Israel? According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, there was a point in 2012 when the US believed Israel was ready to carry out a commando raid against the Iranian nuclear reactor at Fordrow. In response, we sent another aircraft carrier to the Gulf and readied attack aircraft. in case a regional war broke out after the strike. This raises an interesting question: On whose behalf would we have intervened? Nerves frayed at the White House after senior officials learned Israeli aircraft had flown in and...
  • Report: US Spied on Israel, Prepared to Destroy Israeli Bombers to Protect Iran

    10/23/2015 6:49:04 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 51 replies
    In an explosive report we learn that ever since 2012, the United States has been spying on Israel in order to prevent the Jewish State from attacking suspected Iranian nuclear sites, according to Friday’s Wall Street Journal. The White House had sent an additional aircraft carrier to the region after learning that Israeli aircraft had flown into Iranian airspace in what U.S. officials feared was a test run for an attack on Iran’s Fordow plant. The carriers had attack aircraft on board prepared to respond to any Israeli attack on Iran.
  • Report: US Spied on Israel, Prepared to Destroy Israeli Bombers to Protect Iran [Joel 3]

    10/23/2015 8:06:29 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 13 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 10/23/2015 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    In an explosive report we learn that ever since 2012, the United States has been spying on Israel in order to prevent the Jewish State from attacking suspected Iranian nuclear sites, according to Friday’s Wall Street Journal. The White House had sent an additional aircraft carrier to the region after learning that Israeli aircraft had flown into Iranian airspace in what U.S. officials feared was a test run for an attack on Iran’s Fordow plant. The carriers had attack aircraft on board prepared to respond to any Israeli attack on Iran. If that wasn’t enough to strain the conceit that...
  • Gohmert: Newt Gingrich And Jim Demint Pressured House Freedom Caucus To Back Paul Ryan For Speaker

    10/23/2015 6:59:14 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 105 replies
    One America News ^ | Oct 23 2015 | Matt Schuck
    Congressman Paul Ryan has received enough support from the House Freedom Caucus to secure his nomination for Speaker of the House, and he may have gained some of the support from conservative efforts going on behind-the-scenes. The House Freedom Caucus, a small but fierce group of conservatives, succeeded in their efforts to oust John Boehner from Speaker of the House, but scrambled to find a nominee for Speaker that would satisfy their list of demands and rule changes to the Republican Conference. The group initially endorsed Florida Representative Daniel Webster; however, a closed-door meeting pushed them into supporting Congressman Paul...
  • Cruz, Gohmert Demand Removal of Margaret Sanger Bust (Planned Parenthood)

    10/13/2015 7:04:51 PM PDT · by VinL · 17 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 10/13/15 | Todd Beamon
    Twenty-six Republicans, led by presidential candidate Ted Cruz and Rep. Louie Gohmert, have called on the Smithsonian Institution to immediately remove a bust of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, saying that honoring her "is an outrage." "Ms. Sanger was an avowed advocate of eugenics and the extermination of groups of people she deemed as 'undesirables," the GOP legislators said in a letter sent Friday to Kim Sajet, director of the National Portrait Gallery.... "Specifically, Ms. Sanger singled out African Americans, among other minority groups, as deserving to be subjected to such horrific and inhumane treatment," the letter said. "Honoring a...
  • Congressman Randy Weber Endorses Cruz For President

    09/28/2015 11:51:49 AM PDT · by Isara · 99 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 09/28/15
    HOUSTON, Texas — Today, the Cruz for President campaign announced the endorsement of Texas Congressman Randy Weber. Originally a small business owner, the second-term Congressman has been a strong conservative voice in Congress for fiscal discipline, national security, and protecting life. Weber won election in 2012 for the seat previously held by Ron Paul.“We have an impressive field for the 2016 elections, but we need a President who will march into the White House on Day One with their conservative values in one hand and the Constitution in the other. I believe Ted Cruz is the candidate who will do...
  • The Republicans who voted against Boehner for Speaker (Jan. 2015)

    09/25/2015 1:12:48 PM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 06, 2015, 02:38 pm | Cristina Marcos
    Twenty-five Republicans rebelled against John Boehner (R-Ohio), who won a third term as Speaker on Tuesday. The 25 Republicans, including three freshmen, didn't coalesce around a single alternative candidate. Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Fla.), whose nomination for Speaker became public just minutes before the vote, attracted the most votes at 12. Meanwhile, the other two long-shot candidates, Reps. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) and Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) only received three and two votes each. Additionally, freshman Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) voted "present" rather than voting for anyone. And two Republican lawmakers voted for people who aren't even members of the House: Rep. Gary...
  • Gohmert releases statement following Boehner resignation

    09/25/2015 1:37:39 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 58 replies
    The Tyler Morning Telegraph ^ | September 25, 2015 | Congressman Louis Gohmert
    U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, released the following statement after Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from the position of Speaker of the House: "America is at an incredibly perilous time in our history; we need bold leadership more than ever, and the Speaker now has graciously given us that opportunity." "Due in part to the massive shift in power away from the most accountable representatives of the people to a President and five judges, we have needed leadership with vision for the future that did not continue the downhill slide. A goal to simply slow the losses of liberty...
  • EXCLUSIVE — GOHMERT: HOUSE GOP LEADERSHIP CONSIDERING HOLDING IRAN VOTE ON SEPT. 11, (Shortened)

    09/09/2015 10:57:49 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | September 9, 2015 | Mathew Boyle
    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is furious that House GOP leadership is considering holding a vote on a resolution of disapproval of President Barack Obama’s nuclear arms deal with the Islamic Republican of Iran under the terms of the Iran deal constructs put forward in legislation approved earlier this year from Sens. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Ben Cardin (D-MD).
  • Rep. Gohmert Introducing Resolution to Declare Iran Deal a Treaty

    09/07/2015 9:01:46 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 44 replies
    Town Hall ^ | Sep 07, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    On March 11, 2015, Secretary of State John Kerry said the Obama administration was “not negotiating a legally binding plan” with Iran and therefore their nuclear agreement did not have to be submitted to Congress for approval. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is ready to challenge that notion by putting forward a resolution that would define the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action as a treaty. The Corker-Cardin bill, a.k.a. the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, was introduced as an accountability tool for the Iranian deal, requiring a 'yes' or 'no' vote from Congress. Yet, as more details about the...
  • Did Louie Gohmert just lay down the Gauntlet? ~ Vanity

    09/04/2015 6:23:09 PM PDT · by GraceG · 11 replies
    Listening to Sean Hanity on my local station (delayed). Louie Gohmert is guest hosting. He said he would NOT run for re-election if the Senate would consider Obama's Iran deal an actual treaty. That is a gutsy move, but considering Obama that is really safe bet they would never consider it an actual Treaty. He also told the establishment this would be their best chance of getting rid of him in the house. I am fine with that, If Cruz becomes prez, Louie would make a fine Texas senator!
  • Trump and tea party rally against Iran nuclear deal at the U.S. Capitol still on, growing in scope

    09/03/2015 12:06:35 PM PDT · by don-o · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 3, 2015 | Jennifer Harper
    The upcoming rally at the U.S. Capitol against the U.S. nuclear agreement with Iran is still on - and has gained much momentum despite the fact that President Obama has secured enough support in the Senate to prevent Republican forces from blocking it. Some star power is involved. The speaker’s roster for the event on Wednesday afternoon now includes Republicans Sen. Ted Cruz, Reps. Jim Bridenstine, Louie Gohmert, Steve King, Mike Pompeo, Ted Yolo; Donald Trump, broadcasters Glenn Beck and Mark Levin, American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp, Citizens United founder David Bossie, Mort Klein, president of the Zionist Organization...