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Congressman Mike Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Louisiana

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January 22, 2019 In The News

Two of the first bills introduced by U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) in the 116th Congress address glaring issues with our immigration laws.

The first, the Closing Asylum Loopholes Act, increases the “credible fear” standard to reduce fraud in the asylum process and preserve the programs for those truly in need.

January 22, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA), ranking member of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, on Jan. 16 sponsored wide-reaching legislation to close gaps in American immigration laws that ultimately encourage illegal aliens to unlawfully attempt entrance into the United States.

“The humanitarian crisis at our southern border calls for immediate congressional action,” said Rep. Collins.

January 14, 2019 In The News

By Bloomberg Floor Watchers

January 14, 2019 In The News

U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy of Louisiana said Wednesday that they had joined other Republican senators in sponsoring legislation to fully fund the southern border wall sought by President Donald Trump.

January 14, 2019 In The News

Last night, the first night of the new Congress, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi fired her initial salvo against pro-life policy. The House voted on H.R. 21, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, to provide funding for the numerous government departments that are currently closed because of the partial government shutdown.

January 7, 2019 In The News

On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joins Tony with his thoughts on what the future looks like for Republicans in the new 116th Congress under House Leader Nancy Pelosi and a Democrat majority. Sen.

January 7, 2019 In The News

NEW ORLEANS -- - New Orleans Saints legend Steve Gleason will receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor Congress can bestow. He will become the first former NFL player to receive the award.

January 7, 2019 In The News

The new chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) says he thinks his conservative group can help the House GOP conference regain its edge after losing the midterms and the messaging war to Democrats in 2018.

January 7, 2019 In The News

As saltwater anglers in Sportsman’s Paradise, we are blessed with abundant fisheries resources off our coast. Today, we are grateful to our members of Congress who understand the value of America’s fisheries and the public’s access to those resources.

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