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 2021-06-18 09:27 

AlterNet.org

GOP Congressman: FBI 'participated' in insurrection to 'entrap' harmless protestors and 'frame the MAGA movement'...

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is demanding the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Dept. of Justice tell Congress what they know about their own alleged...

 2021-06-18 02:00 

Daily Kos

The dumbest man in Congress wonders about FBI's role in planning Jan. 6 insurrection. No, really...

It's not all that hard to influence Rep. Louie Gohmert. He'll believe just about anything you tell him, so long as it's outlandish, false, and simple enough for a 3-year-old child—or dog, or dining room table—to understand. I'm...

 2021-06-17 20:45 

Mediaite

Gohmert Floats 1/6 Conspiracy Theory on House Floor: 'We Really Need To Know What The FBI Knew And When They Knew It'...

During a floor speech on Thursday, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) became the latest conservative to suggest the FBI may have been involved in perpetrating the January 6th Capitol insurrection. The theory appears to have originated in the fringe website Revolve...

 2021-06-17 20:45 

KSAT12

[ San Antonio, TX ]

Bipartisan group of Texans in the U.S. House support ending president's authority to use military force in Iraq...

All Texas Democratic members backed the bill, along with five Republicans: U.S. House Reps. Michael Burgess of Lewisville, Michael Cloud of Victoria, Lance Gooden of Terrell, Louie Gohmert of Tyler and Chip Roy of Austin....

 2021-06-17 18:27 

Forbes

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert Suggests Federal Agents Were Behind Capitol Attack...

Citing right-wing media reports, Gohmert suggested government operatives were 'stirring up trouble,' calling it 'third-world stuff.'...

 2021-06-15 22:20 

Crooks and Liars

Gohmert Claims $5500 Donation To Anti-Gay Holocaust Denier Just A Mix-Up...

Rep. Louie Gohmert's staff are pointing fingers at each other trying to explain how money was "accidentally4; reported as a donation to the church of a homophobic anti-Semite when the money "really" went to a singer hired to perform at ...

 2021-06-15 20:06 

The Daily Beast

The GOP Has a Big Jewish Problem and Censuring the Squad Won't Fix It...

Republicans like Marjorie Taylor Greene and Louie Gohmert keep getting in these messes because their party acts as if being anti-Muslim is the same as being pro-Jewish. It's not....

 2021-06-15 18:16 

The Blaze

GOP reps sue to block Pelosi's 'unconstitutional and unjust' screening fines, arguing they target Republicans, exempt Democrats...

Two Republican lawmakers have filed a lawsuit to block fines imposed against them for bypassing metal detectors placed outside House chambers earlier this year in response to the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. The lawmakers, GOP Reps. Louie Gohmert (Tex...

 2021-06-15 18:16 

Conservative Review

GOP reps sue to block Pelosi's 'unconstitutional and unjust' screening fines, arguing they target Republicans, exempt Democrats...

Two Republican lawmakers have filed a lawsuit to block fines imposed against them for bypassing metal detectors placed outside House chambers earlier this year in response to the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. The lawmakers, GOP Reps. Louie Gohmert (Tex...

 2021-06-15 15:59 

Business Insider India

Louie Gohmert says $5,500 'donation' to a Holocaust-denying pastor was an accident: report...

Louie Gohmert gave $5,500 to an anti-gay and antisemitic pastor, per The Daily Beast. Steve Anderson has propagated claims that millions of Jews were not killed...

 2021-06-15 15:00 

Business Insider

Louie Gohmert says $5,500 'donation' to a Holocaust-denying pastor was an accident: report...

Gohmert's chief of staff told The Daily Beast that the action was a misunderstanding, and the result of a botched internet search for an address....

 2021-06-15 14:04 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Gohmert, Clyde sue over House metal detector fines...

Reps. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., are claiming that House security rules and punishments are being selectively enforced against Republicans, while Democrats including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have been able to ignore protocols with ...

 2021-06-15 09:30 

Salon

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert claims $5,500 donation to Holocaust-denying preacher was a mix-up...

Gohmert recently demanded to know if the U.S. Forest Service can change the Earth's orbit to fight climate change...

 2021-06-15 00:58 

Raw Story

Louie Gohmert gave $5,500 to Holocaust-denying preacher — then claimed it was an accident...

On Monday, The Daily Beast reported that Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) donated $5,500 to virulently anti-gay and anti-Semitic pastor Steve Anderson — and when caught, claimed the whole thing was an unfortunate mixup. According to William Bredderman, ...

 2021-06-15 00:00 

The Daily Beast

Gohmert Swears $5,500 'Donation' to Holocaust Denier Was a Mistake...

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert's campaign gave $5,500 to "ministries" linked to anti-gay, anti-Semitic preacher Steve Anderson....

 2021-06-14 20:43 

The Daily Beast

GOP Reps. Louie Gohmert and Andrew Clyde Sue Over Fines for Skirting Capitol Metal Detectors...

The lawmakers claim the fines are "a means of harassing" House Republicans....

 2021-06-14 20:28 

The Epoch Times

Republicans Gohmert, Clyde Sue Pelosi Over Metal Detector Fines...

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) and Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.) are challenging Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) ......

 2021-06-14 19:20 

Raw Story

Louie Gohmert and Andrew Clyde sue House Sergeant at Arms over gun screening rule...

Two Republican congressmen have filed a lawsuit against the Sergeant at Arms of the U.S. House of Representatives over a dispute about a rule that requires members to undergo a firearm screening before entering the House chamber. In a document filed in fe...

 2021-06-14 19:07 

Law & Crime

Rep. Louie Gohmert Hires Former Trump Appointee Ken Cuccinelli as Attorney in Lawsuit Over New House Screening Rules...

Two Republican lawmakers suing House officials over new security screening rules hired attorney Ken Cuccinelli, one of former President Donald Trump's most controversial political appointees, to represent them....

 2021-06-14 18:47 

Newsmax

2 Republican Lawmakers Sue Over House Metal Detector Fines...

Two House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Monday over thousands of dollars in fines imposed due to violations of the House's metal detector rules. Reps. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., filed the suit......

 2021-06-14 16:28 

Roll Call

Clyde makes good on fighting magnetometer fine in federal court...

Rep. Andrew Clyde, the Georgia Republican fined $15,000 for skirting magnetometers on two occasions near the House floor, is fighting the penalty in federal court. Clyde, along with Rep. Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican fined $5,000 for circumventing the...

 2021-06-14 15:57 

Washington Times

GOP Reps. Louie Gohmert, Andrew Clyde sue to block Nancy Pelosi's fines...

Two Republicans announced a lawsuit Monday challenging fines slapped on them for violating the House's new security screening rules, saying someone has to stand up to what they see as an increasingly imperial way that Speaker Nancy Pelosi has run the ...

 2021-06-11 18:14 

Sara A. Carter

Joy Ann Reid says 'Antifa are just anti-fascists' amidst criminal charges in Portland...

Joy Ann Reid responded Thursday to Rep. Louie Gohmert's (R-TX) claims that Capitol Police were anticipating a huge showing of... View Article The post Joy Ann Reid says 'Antifa are just anti-fascists' amidst criminal charges in Portland appear...

 2021-06-11 14:10 

Roll Call

Aliens, magnets and altering the moon's orbit — Congressional Hits and Misses...

Rep. Steve Cohen told MSNBC last week that if aliens have ever visited Earth, they must've seen what we had to offer and "got the heck out of here." Congress returned from its Memorial Day recess with a bang this week. Rep. Louie Gohmert sugge...

 2021-06-11 06:34 

HuffPost

Seth Meyers: Rep. Louie Gohmert's Orbit Question Was Dumb Whichever Way You Look At It...

The lawmaker attracted mockery after he asked if the Forest Service could change the moon's orbit to combat climate change....

 2021-06-10 21:45 

Raw Story

Russian media laughs at 'dumbest guy in Congress' Louie Gohmert for asking Forest Service to move the moon...

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) drew widespread mockery this week after asking officials from the U.S. Forest Service whether they could move the moon into a different orbit to address climate change. "Is there anything that the National Forest Service or [...

 2021-06-10 21:04 

Newsweek.com

Russian Media Mocks Louie Gohmert's Comments About Altering the Orbit of the Moon...

The Republican congressman asked a National Forest Service representative if the moon's orbit could be adjusted to address climate change....

 2021-06-10 19:19 

National Post

Republican lawmaker asks if it's possible to alter Earth's or moon's orbits to fight climate change...

During an interview in 2009, Louie Gohmert also claimed that more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere can help the world to grow 'more plants'...

 2021-06-10 18:57 

Inverse

Here's what would actually happen if we changed the Moon's orbit...

Texas congressman Louie Gohmert asked the U.S. Forest Service if changing the Moon's orbit would curb the climate crisis. The answer is no, and here's why....

 2021-06-10 16:10 

The Daily Mail

Texas Rep. asks whether or not the earth and moon's orbit could be altered to fix climate change...

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert asked if the National Forest Service could alter the earth and moon's orbit to solve climate change during a House Natural Resources Committee hearing on Tuesday....

 2021-06-10 13:00 

CTV News

Fact check: U.S. congressman's attempts to connect moon orbits and solar flares to climate change...

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas appeared to draw a connection between the moon and Earth's orbit and solar flares to climate change, eliciting confusion from a government official and ridicule on Twitter....

 2021-06-10 12:17 

WTRF

[ Wheeling-Steubenville ]

Congressman suggests altering moon's orbit to fight climate change...

A Representative from Texas suggested at a Congressional hearing that climate change could be fought by altering the orbit of the moon. Rep. Louie Gohmert, made the comments during a House Natural ......

 2021-06-10 10:31 

Yahoo News

Paging Captain Marvel: Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert asks Forest Service to alter Earth's orbit, or the moon's, to fight climate change...

Rep. Louie Gohmert appeared to stun a Forest Service official by suggesting the agency alter the orbit of Earth or the moon to fight climate change....

 2021-06-10 03:28 

Tech Times

Congressman Louie Gohmert Wants to Change Earth's Orbit Around the Sun to Stop Climate Change—Is It Possible?...

While there are no proofs that humans can alter this, the Congressman asks help from the Forest Service....

 2021-06-10 03:06 

KYMA KSWT KECY Yuma

Lawmaker suggests changing moon's orbit to fight climate change...

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) asked during a House Natural Resources subcommittee hearing if the National Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management could change the orbits of the moon and Earth in order to help address climate change. Gohmert's office ...

 2021-06-10 02:10 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Fact check: Gohmert's attempts to connect moon orbits and solar flares to climate change...

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas made an argument about climate change at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday that appeared to elicit confusion from a government official and ridicule on Twitter....

 2021-06-10 02:10 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Fact check: Gohmert's attempts to connect moon orbits and solar flares to climate change...

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas made an argument about climate change at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday that appeared to elicit confusion from a government official and ridicule on Twitter. During the Natural Resources Subcommittee hearing, G...

 2021-06-10 02:10 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Fact check: Gohmert's attempts to connect moon orbits and solar flares to climate change...

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas made an argument about climate change at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday that appeared to elicit confusion from a government official and ridicule on Twitter. During the Natural Resources Subcommittee hearing, G...

 2021-06-10 02:10 

KEYT

[ Santa Barbara ]

Fact check: Gohmert's attempts to connect moon orbits and solar flares to climate change...

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas made an argument about climate change at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday that appeared to elicit confusion from a government official and ridicule on Twitter. During the Natural Resources Subcommittee hearing, G...

 2021-06-10 02:10 

KESQ

[ Palm Springs ]

Fact check: Gohmert's attempts to connect moon orbits and solar flares to climate change...

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas made an argument about climate change at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday that appeared to elicit confusion from a government official and ridicule on Twitter. During the Natural Resources Subcommittee hearing, G...

 2021-06-10 02:10 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Fact check: Gohmert's attempts to connect moon orbits and solar flares to climate change...

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas made an argument about climate change at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday that appeared to elicit confusion from a government official and ridicule on Twitter. During the Natural Resources Subcommittee hearing, G...

 2021-06-10 02:10 

KVIA

[ ABC El Paso ]

Fact check: Texas Congressman Gohmert's attempts to connect moon orbits & solar flares to climate change...

WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas made an argument about climate change at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday that appeared to elicit confusion from a government official and ridicule on Twitter. During the Natural Resources ...

 2021-06-10 02:10 

KYMA KSWT KECY Yuma

Fact check: Gohmert's attempts to connect moon orbits and solar flares to climate change...

By Holmes Lybrand, CNN Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas made an argument about climate change at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday that appeared to elicit confusion from a government official and ridicule on Twitter. During the Natural Resources ...

 2021-06-09 23:27 

Salon

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert mocked after asking if National Forest Service can alter Earth's orbit...

"Anything the National Forest Service or BLM can do to change the course of the moon's orbit?" he also asked...

 2021-06-09 23:13 

One News

Republican congressman asks if orbits of moon, earth can be altered to effect climate change...

Louie Gohmert directed the question to an official from America's National Forest Service....

 2021-06-09 22:44 

USA Today

Paging Captain Marvel: Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert asks Forest Service to alter Earth's orbit, or the moon's, to fight climate change...

Rep. Louie Gohmert appeared to stun a Forest Service official by suggesting the agency alter the orbit of Earth or the moon to fight climate change....

 2021-06-09 22:10 

The Epoch Times

Rep. Gohmert Asks Federal Agency If Earth's Orbit Can Be Changed to Combat Climate Change...

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) asked a U.S. Forest Service official if altering the moon and earth's orbit would be a ......

 2021-06-09 21:26 

Houston Chronicle

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert actually asked if moon's, Earth's orbit can be 'altered'...

The Texas representative has an interesting solution to climate change....

 2021-06-09 20:38 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Lunar New Deal: GOP Rep. Gohmert suggests altering moon's orbit to combat climate change...

Rep. Louie Gohmert suggested changes in the Earth and moon's orbit are to blame for climate change, and asked a forest service official if they could be altered...

 2021-06-09 20:14 

Business Insider India

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert asks a National Forest Service official if she can alter the Earth's and moon's orbits to address climate change...

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert asked a National Forest Service official whether she could alter the orbit of the Earth and moon to address climate change. While the...

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