‘We need more time’: Louie Gohmert sheds light on the frenetic race to replace Eric Cantor as majority leader

In the wake of Dave Brat’s historic victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), the Republican leadership has been thrown into a tizzy. On radio this morning, Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) joined Glenn to discuss the frontrunners to replace Cantor and the growing crisis on the southern border.

Gohmert explained Republicans in the House are frantically trying to coalesce support around House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to replace Cantor when he steps down on July 31. While he likes McCarthy as a person, he believes he is “much less conservative” than Cantor.

“You look at all the results. He is much less conservative than Cantor… Kevin is one of the nicest guys in Congress. I really like the heck out of him, but all the conservative rating groups have him much lower than Cantor was,” Gohmert said. “We have got to have an alternative.”

Gohmert personally likes Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID) for the position. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), however, appears to racing to get a new majority leader elected as soon as possible even though there are several weeks left before Cantor steps down.

“I have been trying to get behind somebody that has a real chance, and Raúl’s got the support of his class. He's really wrestling with whether to get in or not. We cannot send a message that we're not going to give an alternative,” Gohmert explained. “Eric's not leaving until July 31st. There is no reason to rush this election through.”

Glenn asked Gohmert what his listeners could do to slow things down. Gohmert encouraged people to call Boehner’s office and express their frustration with the current situation. The phone number for Boehner’s office is 202.225.0600.

“We have got to have more time,” he reiterated. “[Call] the Speaker’s office and tell them that you can't just ram this through. You have to learn something from this lesson, give your conference time to talk about it. Don't ram through this thing. This is too important.”

When it comes to border security, Gohmert did not mince words when discussing reports that Central American news agencies are actually telling people to head towards the American border because they will have no trouble getting in.

“This Administration is luring young children across our border to their detriment,” Gohmert declared. “This Administration's policies are complicit in helping lure people into sex trafficking. This Administration is not intentionally doing that, but their policies are doing that. That's what's drawing them here.”

After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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