Louie Gohmert thanking God — and looking ahead to new conservative clout in House

Gohmert Fox And FriendsCount Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert among those who is thrilled at the retirement of outgoing House Speaker John Boehner.

Appearing on “Fox & Friends” Saturday Gohmert told the panel, “First of all, I awoke this morning, I said my prayers, and I said, ‘Thank you, Lord.’”

Gohmert — a longtime conservative foe of the outgoing Boehner — said that no matter who the next speaker is, he’s confident they will be more conservative than Boehner, who he said ran the House like a “dictatorship”

“I know they’ll be more conservative because they will let the majority rule and that’s the way it’s supposed to work,” Gohmert said. “We have had a dictatorship for years now, and we saw that with the funding of the Homeland Security, which funded amnesty. You had 167 Republicans vote against it, 75 vote for it, which tells you way over two-thirds have not been listened to by this speaker.”

He said the fact that Harry Reid spoke out on Twitter in support of Boehner just proves conservatives’ point that he has been a rubber stamp for Democrats and Obama.

“It tells you a lot about what’s been happening,” Gohmert said. “Harry Reid and the president want somebody that they can push around, get him to do whatever they wanted and not stop them because Harry Reid’s idea of compromise is ‘do what I say or you are not bipartisan.’”

Watch the interview below.


Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!

Success! Thank you for donating. Please share BPR content to help combat the lies.
Carmine Sabia


We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

PLEASE JOIN OUR NEW COMMENT SYSTEM! We love hearing from our readers and invite you to join us for feedback and great conversation. If you've commented with us before, we'll need you to re-input your email address for this. The public will not see it and we do not share it.

Latest Articles