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June 25, 2017

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Gohmert on House GOP Plan to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) joined Sean Hannity on Fox News along with fellow Congressman, Mark Meadows (NC-11), and discussed issues in the text of the House GOP Obamcare Replacement Bill. Congressman Gohmert stated this bill in its current form creates another entitlement program. He noted, “I guess it’s another way to do a subsidy. I’d

Senate Democrats Obstruct President Trump’s Nominees

SENATE DEMOCRATS OBSTRUCT PRESIDENT TRUMP’S NOMINEES TO LEAD MAJOR DEPARTMENTS, AGENCIES 17: President Trump’s nominees to head major departments or agencies waiting to be confirmed. 7: President Obama’s nominees to head major departments or agencies waiting to be confirmed 11 days into his presidency. 4 President Bush’s nominees to head major departments or agencies waiting

President Trump’s First Week of Action

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S FIRST WEEK OF ACTION 15: Presidential Actions to begin fulfilling his promises to Make America Great Again. 11: Diplomatic conversations with foreign leaders to promote an America First foreign policy. 4: Members of President Trump’s cabinet sworn into office. 3: Stakeholder meetings to get input from both workers and business leaders on jumpstarting

The Inaugural Address

REMARKS OF PRESIDENT DONALD J.  TRUMP – AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY INAUGURAL ADDRESS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort

Gohmert Introduces Kari’s Law of 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the reintroduction of his bill, H.R. 582, the Kari’s Law Act of 2017, which previously passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives but was held up in the Senate:   “In the last Congress, we had strong bi-partisan and bicameral support for Kari’s

Halliday Announces His Candidacy For District 4 City Commission Seat

Doc Halliday announced Sunday evening December 4th that he is running for the City Commission District 4 seat. The announcement was made at a private Christmas party with about 85 friends. William “Doc” Halliday will be seeking his first elective office. Doc is retired after a varied career, but is actively engaged in numerous activities.

LaDarius Carter For City Commissioner-District 4

The deadline to file for a place in the May 2017 election for City Commission is still several weeks away, however the incumbent City Commissioner for Marshall’s District 4 is announcing that he is seeking re-election. Commissioner LaDarius Carter has announced his intention to continue to serve. “There has been some confusion about my intention

President-Elect Donald J. Trump Selects U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

(New York, NY) – President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced that he intends to nominate U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions to serve as Attorney General and U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.  Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has been selected to be the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.   U.S.

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