All statements involving Louie Gohmert
"Forty years ago, hardly anybody in the country had health insurance."
"We went from $160 billion deficit spending in (President George W.) Bush's last year to $1.6 trillion the following year."
Louie Gohmert of Texas "compared the current general-in-charge in Egypt to George Washington."
Louie Gohmert of Texas "blamed the mass shooting at a movie theater in Colorado on ‘the ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs.'"
Says a Justice Department memo "directs that you must openly embrace gay marriage and homosexuality."
Says al Qaeda has camps with the drug cartels in Mexico.
Says George Washington said a free people should be armed to guard against government tyranny.
Says Gov. Rick Perry has been "begging" for the federal government to send the Coast Guard to patrol two lakes on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Says that "all those who do not answer directly to the president, they've said (repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell) is a terrible idea."
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