Trey Gowdy

Trey Gowdy


Clinton should turn over email server to 3rd party, Benghazi panel chairman says


The chairman of the House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks has asked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to turn over her personal email server to a “neutral, detached and independent” third party for “immediate inspection and review.”

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Gowdy Announces 2015 Congressional Art Competition


Greenville, SC—Rep. Trey Gowdy invites high school students from across South Carolina’s Fourth Congressional District to participate in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. The winner’s artwork, selected by a panel of experts, will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

High school students (grades 9-12) may submit one piece of artwork. Artist should bring their submissions to either our Spartanburg or Greenville office on April 20-23 between the hours of 9 am to 5 pm.


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House Judiciary Committee Approves Gowdy Interior Enforcement Bill


The House Judiciary Committee today approved legislation introduced by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) to improve the interior enforcement of our immigration laws.

H.R. 1148, the Michael Davis, Jr. and Danny Oliver in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act strengthens the interior enforcement of our immigration laws by allowing state and local governments to enforce federal immigration law. Key components of the bill can be found here.

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House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe


WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.

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Washington Update: Immigration, Education, and Benghazi


Last week, we introduced legislation, the Michael Davis, Jr. in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act, to strengthen the interior enforcement of our immigration laws. Read More

Gowdy Introduces Internal Enforcement Bill


Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) joined Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) in introducing legislation to improve the internal enforcement of our nation’s immigration laws. Read More

Republicans to roll out immigration enforcement bills


House Republicans will introduce four new immigration enforcement bills this week and plan to begin pushing them through committee next week as the GOP sets up the outlines of what the post-shutdown showdown immigration fight will be.

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VIDEO: Rep. Trey Gowdy – Be Careful: When You Weaken a Law Today, You Weaken It Tomorrow


Watch our interview with Rep. Trey Gowdy from tonight’s ON THE RECORD on today’s House hearing on Pres. Obama’s executive action on immigration and sound off.

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Immigration Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy Opening Statement


Opening statement at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the President's executive actions on immigration. Read More

Gowdy Statement on Federal Judge Decision to Block Executive Overreach


Washington, DC -Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Immigration, released this statement regarding the decision by Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S. District Court in Brownsville, Texas to temporarily block President Obama’s executive actions on immigration:

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Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-6030
Fax 202-226-1177

Representing South Carolina’s 4th District, Trey Gowdy entered Congress with a resolute commitment to the conservative principles that have guided him throughout his years in public service. At the core of those principles lies a firm belief in a limited government that inspires trust and demands accountability.

Representative Gowdy serves on the House Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ethics, Judiciary, and Oversight and Government Reform. He also serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security for the Judiciary Committee. In these capacities, Representative Gowdy has fought to highlight facts, uphold the Constitution, rein in the ever-expanding scope of the federal government, and restore America’s trust with a renewed spirit of honesty, fairness and reason.

Trey graduated from Spartanburg High School in 1982, Baylor University in 1986 with a degree in history, and the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1989 where he was a member of the scholastic honor society “Order of the Wig and Robe.”

For 6 years as a federal prosecutor, Trey prosecuted the full range of federal crimes including narcotics trafficking rings, bank robberies, child pornography cases, and the murder of a federal witness. He was awarded the Postal Inspector’s Award for the successful prosecution of J. Mark Allen, one of “America’s Most Wanted” suspects. He also received the highest performance rating a federal prosecutor can receive – two years in a row.

As 7th Circuit Solicitor, Trey led an office of 25 attorneys and 65 total employees. During his tenure, he started a Violence Against Women Task Force and a Worthless Check Program, enhanced and expanded Drug Court, and implemented a Drug Mother Protocol designed to assist expectant mothers break the cycle of addiction.

He has been recognized statewide for his commitment to victim’s rights and drunken driving enforcement and nationally for excellence in death penalty prosecutions.

Trey is married to Terri Dillard Gowdy, and they have two children: Watson and Abigail. Terri works for the Spartanburg School District as a teacher’s aide. Watson is a sophomore at Clemson University and Abigail is a rising 10th grader at Spartanburg High School. The Gowdy family also includes three dogs: “Judge”, “Jury”and “Bailiff.”

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Mark Sanford


Joe Wilson


Jeff Duncan


Mick Mulvaney


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