Tag: Rep. Louie Gohmert

‘Clinton Act of 2016’: Republican Bill Banning Foreign Donations

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) has proposed legislation that would forbid charitable foundations with connections to former public officials, including presidents, vice presidents, ambassadors, and former secretaries of state, from accepting donations from individuals or entities with ties to foreign governments.

Ted Cruz Drops Out

Sen. Ted Cruz conceded his bid for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night after the Indiana primary election he called “pivotal” delivered frontrunner Donald Trump a win. Initial results in Indiana showed Cruz with 35.3 percent, Trump 53.6 percent, and

Gohmert Co-Sponsored Anti-Common Core Resolution

Gohmert was one of 72 co-sponsors of a resolution that denounced the Common Core standards and the attempt by the federal government to coerce states into adopting the standards through competitive grants and waivers from restrictions of the No Child Left Behind law.