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Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert claims $5,500 donation to Holocaust-denying preacher was a mix-up

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On Monday, The Daily Beast reported that Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, donated $5,500 to virulently anti-gay and anti-Semitic pastor Steve Anderson — and when caught, claimed the whole thing was an unfortunate mix-up.

According to William Bredderman, "Team Gohmert claims it hired a Christian singer named Steve Amerson from Granada HIlls, Calif., but accidentally reported to the Federal Election Commission that the cash went to the Tempe, Ariz., address of the Faithful Word Baptist Church, led by the infamous Pastor Steve........

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