Following the January 6th insurrection on the Capitol, Nancy Pelosi decided that there needed to be stricter safety measures in the building. Metal detectors were installed and each Rep. would have to pass through before entering the floor.
Representative Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) must pay a $5,000 fine for not submitting to a full security screening when entering the House floor last month, according to the House Ethics Committee, which upheld the fine after Gohmert contested.
Many members of the GOP have given up on Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the election. They stood by as Trump lost lawsuit after lawsuit but once the Electoral College certified Biden‘s win, a majority of them moved on.
The New York Times has called for all members of Congress to be tested for Coronavirus following the positive diagnosis of Republican Representative Louie Gohmert.
In an editorial entitled “Congress, Test Thyself“, the Times cited Gohmert critically and urged the lawmakers to institute a testing regime in the Capitol.
For months now, many Republicans have avoided wearing masks when appearing in government buildings. Lawmakers like Jim Jordan and Rand Paul have made a bit of a show of their refusal to take extra precautions during the pandemic.
Anti-masker Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) has learned nothing and is blaming the wearing of a mask for his positive coronavirus test.
Louie Gohmert has tested positive for Covid-19 following a screening at the White House. He becomes the latest person in President Donald Trump’s orbit to be diagnosed with the illness.
The Republican congressman from Texas was due to fly back to his home state on Wednesday with the President, which is apparently why he was tested. Gohmert had publicly refused to wear a mask.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) would not stop banging on his desk during witness testimony into Barr's corrupt DOJ actions so he was threatened with physical removal from the hearing.
Republicans hit their red line desperation point at the Strzok hearing when Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) called Peter Strzok a liar and brought up an affair that he had. Democrats responded by asking a frothing Gohmert if he needed his meds.
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was shot while meeting constituents in 2011, told Republicans to show some courage and face their constituents by holding town halls.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) cited violent strains of leftists who may shoot him like Gabby Giffords if he holds town hall meetings, as a reason for avoiding face to face meetings with his constituents.
There is hardly a bigger motivator than fear, and it is a fact not lost on Republicans who prey on Americans’ fear of all things not conservative, but especially those foreign “extremists.” Of course, some Americans are acutely aware that the biggest threat to their safety, and the nation, is from American extremists in the white supremacist, anti-government, and fanatical Christian movements. Whether it was the white supremacist who massacred nine African Americans in church, several predominately Black churches set on fire across the South, or armed militias seeking to start a war against the United States government, most people comprehend that homegrown extremists pose the greatest threat to America.
As Jeb has reminded us, Dubya is our problem, not his. Or Gohmert's. Or the Republican Party's, it seems
Congressional Republicans are upset with Pope Francis for making political statements on issues like income inequality, climate change, and the Israel-Palestine conflict.
I paraphrase, but not by much. Gohmert uses nuns, the Posse Comitatus Act, and Waco 1993 to prove Obama is to blame
Texas GOP Congressman Louie Gohmert issued a statement on May 5, 2015, that gives voice to the bizarre Jade Helm 15 conspiracy theory.
In a radio interview, former GOP Congresswoman Michele Bachmann asserted that President Obama's policies will lead to World War III.
Prior to making the announcement on his upcoming departure, it was business as usual, as Jon Stewart once again aimed his sharp wit at his favorite target -- Fox News.
Despite the backing of Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin, Louie Gohmert received just three votes in his bid to unseat House Speaker Boehner.
This is really about opposition to Obama, and in violation of the Constitution, forcing him into the role of a compliant puppet of Congress