Trey Gowdy

Trey Gowdy


Gowdy Requests Follow-Up Information On Spartanburg Refugee Resettlement Program


Washington, DC—Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) today sent a letter to the State Department, requesting additional information on plans for a refugee resettlement in Spartanburg Read More

Gowdy: Response Inadequate on Spartanburg Refugee Questions


Spartanburg, SC—Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) today released this statement regarding the response from the State Department to his letter of April 13 on plans for a refugee resettlement in Spartanburg:

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Civil Liberties and Balanced Budgets


USA Freedom Act Protects Civil Liberties and Increases Transparency

The House Judiciary Committee passed legislation to end bulk data collection under Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act and bring transparency to our intelligence gathering programs. While no piece of legislation is perfect, the USA Freedom Act is critical to ending the unacceptable status quo and better protects Americans’ civil liberties.

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Gowdy Announces 2015 Congressional Art Competition Winners


Spartanburg, S.C.—Rep. Gowdy (SC-04) announced the winners of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for the Fourth District: Read More

Washington Update: IRS and Spartanburg Refugee Resettlement


Thanks to an onerous and complicated tax code, American taxpayers and businesses spend 7.6 billion hours a year filing their taxes. Read More

Gowdy Opening Statement at Judiciary Hearing on ICE


Gowdy Opening Statement at House Judiciary Committee Hearing Read More

Gowdy Requests Information on Spartanburg Refugee Resettlement Program


Washington, DC—Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) today sent a letter to the State Department, requesting information on plans for a refugee resettlement in Spartanburg. Read More

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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1404 Longworth HOB
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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