Louie Gohmert: GOP leaders abused House procedures to quickly pass flawed defense, immigration bills

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) on Thursday charged his own Republican leadership with abusing House procedures this week in order to quickly pass a defense bill that no one had time to read, and an immigration bill that was watered down in a way that favors President Barack Obama.

Gohmert ran unsuccessfully to be the chair of the House Republican Study Committee, a group that reflects the views of more conservative Republican members. But he said perhaps his loss was fortunate, since it frees him up to criticize GOP leaders when necessary.

‘Maybe it’s fortunate,’ Gohmert said on the House floor. ‘I’m not the RSC chair, so I’m here to complain about the abuses when they happen by our own leadership.’

The huge defense bill…

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