Tag Archives: Louie Gohmert

Gohmert Case Spurs Call For Rapid Testing At Capitol

NBC News reports: In the aftermath of Rep. Louie Gohmert’s positive COVID-19 test, the debate around sending rapid test machines to the Capitol is back in full force. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell don’t agree on much, but they are on the same page about not bringing rapid testing to Capitol Hill — and there …

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Dem Rep: Gohmert Went To Gym After COVID+ Test

Via press release from Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier: Congressman Gohmert’s behavior is not only irresponsible, it’s dangerous and reckless. He berated his staff for wearing masks and not wanting to be equally reckless. He tested positive the day after he sat in a committee hearing without wearing a mask, endangering others. Even worse, after he knew he had the virus, …

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GOP Rep. Jody Hice In Quarantine Due To Gohmert

The Athens Banner reports: Congressman Jody Hice, R-Ga., has entered a 14-day quarantine after possibly being exposed to COVID-19. Hice has entered the quarantine period out of an “abundance of caution” after learning Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-TX, tested positive for COVID-19 and a second person, who he recently came into contact with, had developed symptoms and was awaiting test results. …

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Rep. Louie Gohmert: I’m Taking The Demon Doc’s Drug

Fox News reports: Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, told “Hannity” Wednesday that he will soon begin a treatment regimen featuring the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine after testing positive for coronavirus earlier in the day. “My doctor and I are all in,” Gohmert told host Sean Hannity from quarantine. “And I got a text just before I came on from a dear friend, …

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Pelosi Imposes Mandatory Mask Rule For US House After Loony Louie Flouted Common Sense, Got COVID

1010 WINS reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said during a call with House Democrats Wednesday that she will introduce a mandatory mask policy for the House of Representatives floor, according to reports. The move comes after Rep. Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican who has been vocal about not wearing a face covering at the Capitol, announced on Wednesday that he …

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REPORT: Gohmert “Berated” Staff For Wearing Masks

Politico reports: Shortly after we reported that Rep. Louie Gohmert had tested positive for Covid-19, we got an email from one of his aides saying this: “Jake, thank you for letting our office know Louie tested positive for the Coronavirus. When you write your story, can you include the fact that Louie requires full staff to be in the office, …

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Louie Gohmert Blames His Mask For Testing COVID+

“It’s really ironic, because you know a lot of people have made a big deal out of me not wearing a mask a lot, but in the last week or two, I have worn a mask, more than I have in the whole last four months. But I can’t help but wonder if my keeping a mask on and keeping …

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Barr To Get COVID Test Due To Contact With Gohmert

Weren’t we told that everybody that gets near Glorious Leader must be tested? Attorney General William Barr will be tested for coronavirus one day after he came into close contact with a GOP lawmaker who since tested positive for the virus, a Justice Department spokeswoman confirmed. Barr, who testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee, came within …

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REPORT: Loony Louie Gohmert Has Tested COVID+

Mediaite reports: Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 less than 24 hours after attending the House Judiciary Committee’s questioning of Attorney General William Barr, according to Politico. Gohmert has not been wearing a mask around the hill, he told CNN, because he’s been tested regularly. “I don’t have the coronavirus, turns out as of yesterday I’ve …

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TEXAS: Armed Supporters Of GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert Accused Of Assaulting Opponent’s Campaign Manager

Tyler, Texas’s ABC News affiliate reports: During a rally organizers said was to “protest the unconstitutional occupation of Portland,” on Sunday, Hank Gilbert’s campaign manager was allegedly assaulted by a group of counter-protesters. Gilbert, a Democrat from Tyler, is running against U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, a Republican, for the 1st Congressional District. The protest took place in Tyler’s downtown square …

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Loony Louie Gohmert Tries To Drown Out Testimony On Corrupt AG Bill Barr By Banging On The Table [VIDEO]

The Insider reports: The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held an oversight hearing focusing on Attorney General William Barr’s decisions as head of the Justice Department. As part of the proceedings, the committee heard testimony from two DOJ officials: Aaron Zelinsky, a federal prosecutor at the US attorney’s office in Baltimore, and John Elias, a senior official in the department’s …

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Loony Louie Gohmert Rages Against Remote Voting: Don’t Be Wishy-Washy Because You’re “Afraid To Die”

“You can’t pass a bill on this floor with proxies and have it upheld unless you change the Constitution, and this doesn’t do it. “Now some here say, ‘But if it saves one life, it’s worth it.’ How about the million Americans who laid down their lives not for a wishy washy ‘Oh maybe we should be afraid we might …

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Louis Gohmert Touts Nonexistent Anti-COVID Powder

The Houston Chronicle reports: “Health care workers go through a misting tent going into the hospital and it kills the coronavirus completely dead not only right then, but any time in the next 14 days that the virus touches anything that’s been sprayed it is killed.” — U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler. Gohmert made the comment as he discussed a …

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Loony Louie Gohmert At CPAC: We Don’t Know How Many “Tens Of Thousands Will Vote Illegally In Texas”

The American Independent reports: Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) took to the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference to fearmonger about nonexistent voter fraud, wrongly claiming that voter fraud is so bad that it’s possible Donald Trump will lose Texas. “We have got to have every one of you either volunteer to chair a precinct, be a poll watcher, cause …

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Louis Gohmert Accuses Nadler Of Taking Bribes [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Another flashpoint came after Democratic and Republican presentations on what the Intelligence Committee found in the impeachment inquiry. At that point, Democratic counsel Barry Berke had moved from the witness table to the counsel chair at the elbow of Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, challenged having Berke both testify and then serve as counsel …

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So Louie Gohmert’s Daughter Did A Song About Him

Roll Call reports: Rep. Louie Gohmert has three daughters. Caroline, the middle child, is a musician who lives in California under the artist name BELLSAINT. And her latest single is called Much Like My Father. “Everybody loves you / But there’s poison in the water / You get away with everything / Much like my father,” BELLSAINT begins. “I don’t …

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GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert: New Zealand Killer Should Have Used The Legislature To “Resolve Controversies”

“The shootings at the New Zealand mosques are egregiously reprehensible. The shooters need to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law along with anyone who knowingly aided their efforts in any way. There are courts, dispute resolutions, and legislatures to resolve controversies – there is no place for cold blooded murders. Though New Zealand does not have the …

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Loony Louie Gohmert: We Owe It To Our Country To Keep Shutdown Going Until Hell Freezes Over [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: “So, Congressman, how long should the president keep the government closed?” Fox & Friend co-host Griff Jenkins asked Gohmert, who is famous for his eyebrow-raising remarks. “Because we keep seeing people losing their lives without [a wall], you do it till hell freezes over,” the lawmaker answered, after noting that only about 25 percent of the …

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Starnes On Peter Strzok: Adulterers Cannot Be Trusted

Yesterday afternoon loony GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert tore into FBI agent Peter Strzok about having cheated on his wife, drawing shouts of outrage from Democrats on the committee. Canned ham spokesmodel Todd Starnes endorsed Gohmert’s attacks, declaring that somebody who commits adultery is essentially untrustworthy in all other aspects of their life. Twitter users reacted exactly as you would expect …

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Louie Gohmert Demands To Know How Many Times Peter Strzok Lied To His Wife About Adultery [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert of Texas exploded on FBI agent Peter Strzok during his testimony Thursday before Congress, questioning Strzok having a smirk on this face and looking innocently into this wife’s eyes and lying about an affair he had with former FBI lawyer Lisa Page. Gohmert’s tough words were met with cries from Democrats appearing at the …

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