Catherine Mortensen

Catherine Mortensen is the Vice President of Communications at Americans for Limited Government. She can be reached at [email protected].

Mortensen is a former TV news anchor in New Mexico, elected official in Southern Colorado, and Capitol Hill communications director for Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05). She also served as a spokesperson at the National Rifle Association. She has bachelor’s degrees in journalism and political science from Boston University and a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and son. In her spare time, she enjoys reading books on American history, and exploring museums and historical sites.


Catherine Mortensen

Reps. Demand Answers to Shocking Undercover Video on Reporting of COVID-19 Vaccine Data

“Health care providers are inflicting harm on patients by not reporting adverse vaccine events, and they are violating federal law.” – Rep. Paul Gosar  By Catherine Mortensen Representative Paul A. Gosar (R-Ariz.) wants answers to the troubling allegations raised in an undercover video released this week by […]


Rubio bill would empower Americans to ‘fight woke corporate elites’

“Patriotic Americans who love their country and the opportunity it provides should be able to fight back against the growing tyranny of the woke elites running corporate America.” – Sen. Marco Rubio By Catherine Mortensen Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced the Mind Your Own Business Act, which would enable […]


California Recall Election Signals Growing Trouble for Democrats in 2022

The exit polls from California confirm the trend we’ve seen in American politics for a number of years: the Democrat party represents the interests and values of the elites and not the middle-class. By Catherine Mortensen Last Tuesday’s special election to determine the fate of California Governor […]


End the Backroom Deals! Rep. Gosar Drops Bill Calling for Pelosi to Wear a BodyCam

“The lack of transparency in Congress is driving public trust in government to near-historic lows. The best way to restore that trust is through total transparency and sharing with the American people what really happens in Washington, DC.” – Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) By Catherine Mortensen This […]


Biden’s Covid vaccine mandates disproportionately hurting Black Americans

“Many Black Americans are scrambling right now trying to figure out how they can keep their jobs.” – Star Parker By Catherine Mortensen President Joe Biden’s federal vaccine mandates have many Black Americans worried they could lose their jobs. Black syndicated columnist and conservative commentator Star Parker […]


WARNING: Biden Covid plan coming… it’s probably REALLY bad!

This is not about the efficacy of the vaccine or any particular treatment. This is a fight for limited government. Your vaccination status is no one’s business and certainly not the government’s. By Catherine Mortensen In recent weeks, President Joe Biden has made a  plea  to the private […]


Joe Biden’s Cruel Summer Could Get Even Worse

Hapless Joe Biden’s summer has been a disaster. From rising Covid cases, rising inflation, to the death of U.S. service members in Afghanistan. Now, it looks like his domestic spending agenda is in peril. By Catherine Mortensen Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) is calling for a “legislative pause” […]


LEAKED: Phone call between Biden & Afghan president reveals Biden focused on political spin

A transcript obtained by Reuters from an anonymous source reveals two leaders oblivious to the impending disaster and an American president focused on spinning the message. By Catherine Mortensen In the last call between U.S. President Joe Biden and his Afghanistan counterpart  before the Taliban seized control of the country, the leaders discussed military aid, political strategy and messaging […]


Biden wanted to get out of Afghanistan in the worst way. And he did.

Biden’s mental rigidity may reshape his political fortunes in the short term, but in the long term, the damage could be so great, that the U.S. could forever lose its place as the leader of the free world. By Catherine Mortensen As Americans, indeed the world, struggle […]


Rep. Gohmert Calls for President Biden to Resign Following the Deaths of U.S. Service Members in Afghanistan

“President Biden put precious American lives in the hands of our sworn enemies. It is time for him to resign.” – Rep. Louie Gohmert By Catherine Mortensen Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is calling for President Biden to resign following the tragic deaths of U.S. Service Members in […]


Jan. 6 political prisoners: Freedom of speech and thought under assault

“They say they’re not, but [federal judges and prosecutors] are using their thoughts or things they’ve said against them to hold them in here, even when they’re here on peaceful charges. Whether they’re guilty or not, they’re not accused of any violence.” – Karl Dresch, […]


Out of touch and out of town

The Biden White House lost not only Afghanistan this weekend, but their credibility, and with that, much of America, as well. While the Taliban reclaimed Kabul, Biden was vacationing in Camp David and his press secretary was “out of the office.” By Catherine Mortensen In a hastily […]


America’s small businesses are in crisis

President Biden promised that help was on the way. Instead, help wanted signs were on the way. By Catherine Mortensen Florida restaurant owner Kevin Wakefield, like millions of other small business owners across the country, can’t find enough workers. “We’re overrun with business, which is a great […]


President Biden wrong again! His Covid vaccination goals not enough to stop Covid spread

The goal post is shifting again. Now, a 70 percent vaccination rate is not sufficient to keep the virus at bay. So, naturally, governments begin to consider how to get even more people vaccinated. By Catherine Mortensen In May, President Biden set a goal of having 70 percent of […]


National defense is about defeating the enemy, not equality

Conservatives, including Sen. Mike Lee and Jessie Jane Duff, USMC, Ret., oppose measure requiring women to register for draft. By Catherine Mortensen Sen. Mike Lee (Utah-R) is pushing a resolution in the Senate expressing opposition to a measure in the National Defense Authorization Act that would require […]

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