Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Louie Gohmert's file

Gohmert

Republican from Texas

Louie Gohmert, a U.S. House member since 2005, is a former chief justice of the Texas 12th Court of Appeals and Smith County state district judge. He lives in Tyler.

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Recent statements involving Louie Gohmert

False

Maybe six years ago but not now

Pants on Fire!

Nope, at least four of every five Americans did

Mostly False

It did rise, but he gets most of the key numbers wrong

Recent stories featuring Louie Gohmert

Louie Gohmert, House speaker aspirant, has PolitiFact report card

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, the Tyler Republican who's revealed he wants to unseat House Speaker John Boehner, is familiar with the Truth-O-Meter.

 

See Louie Gohmert's PolitiFact report card here.

Getting the facts straight about the Founding Fathers

Pundits and politicians get things wrong time and time again when they use the Founding Fathers to support their political views. In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, we review fact-checks from our archives and set the record straight.

Louie Gohmert, Austin, Texas, EPA employment: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert gives his take on Wall Street's political donations, while Austin's allure for young adults takes a dip.

Listen: Did Americans lack health coverage 40 years ago?

We talked with KUT, 90.5 FM, about Louie Gohmert's claim about Americans lacking health coverage 40 years ago. Click the orange button to the right to listen.

Presenting: The top 10 PolitiFact Texas fact checks of 2013

In 2013, readers flocked to our fact checks of chain emails, statements about abortion and our report card for Ted Cruz.

Hope you’re ready for the PolitiFact Texas Top 10 of 2013.