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Louisiana's Steve Scalise, Mike Johnson give state rising power in new GOP House

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Republican Louisiana Congressmen Steve Scalise and Mike Johnson will be among the leaders at the seat of power in the next GOP-controlled House after securing wins from their delegation. Scalise, who represents the 1st Congressional District, will be the majority leader in the new Congress next year, second only to the House speaker, who will likely be Kevin McCarthy of California. Scalise will be...

Congressman Mike Johnson Re-elected as Vice Chairman of the House Republican Conference

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WASHINGTON, November 15, 2022 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement after being re-elected to serve as Vice Chairman of the House Republican Conference for the 118th Congress: “The American people have turned to House Republicans in the 118th Congress to lead on principle and produce results, and I am truly humbled and grateful to my colleagues ...

Congressman Mike Johnson Re-elected as Vice Chairman of the House Republican Conference

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United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement after being re-elected to serve as Vice Chairman of the House Republican Conference for the 118th Congress: “The American people have turned to House Republicans in the 118th Congress to lead on principle and produce results, and I am truly humbled and grateful to my colleagues for putting their faith in me to...

House Judiciary GOP charts course for FBI, DOJ probes in lengthy report

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Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee released a lengthy staff report on Friday on alleged politicization and anti-conservative bias in the FBI and Department of Justice (DOJ), a document that will serve as a road map for more probes of the agencies if the GOP wins control of the House in next week’s midterm elections. “The Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the stewardship of Director ...

House GOP Vice Chairman Johnson: “Starting Day One We Will Work to Deliver an Economy that’s Strong, a Nation that’s Safe, a Future that’s Built on Freedom, and a Government that’s Accountable”

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WASHINGTON, November 3, 2022 — House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released his closing statement to the American people before the November midterm elections: “America is exceptional,” Johnson said. “But ever since the moment that President Biden and Congressional Democrats took control of Washington, what have the results been? Crisis after crisis after crisis—hu...

40 House Republicans call on Pentagon to rescind abortion travel payments

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Approximately 40 House Republicans have urged Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to rescind his policy of using government funds to cover travel expenses for abortions. Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) spearheaded the letter, which was addressed to Austin and included Wednesday’s date, roughly a week after the “Ensuring Access to Reproductive Health Care” memo went out to department officials. This memo was Au...

U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson visits Plain Dealing

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Fourth Congressional District U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson highlighted local and national issues Thursday during a stopover at Plain Dealing’s community center, pointing to the area’s potential economic gain with the construction of a new lumber mill. “We are delighted to see the Teal Jones mill coming here. This will mean much to the people of Plain Dealing and Bossier Parish,” he told a large crowd. R...

GOP bill ends federally funded drag queen story hour, other sexually explicit programs for kids under 10

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Dozens of House Republicans proposed new legislation this week that would prohibit the use of federal funds for sexually explicit programs, such as the wave of drag shows and drag queen story hour events that have popped up across the country. Rep. Mike Johnson’s "Stop the Sexualization of Children Act" is an attempt by the GOP to prevent taxpayers from funding events they say expose kids to sexua...

House Republicans Introduce Legislation to Ensure Taxpayer Dollars Cannot Fund Sexually Explicit Material for Children

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WASHINGTON, October 18, 2022 — 33 Republican Members of Congress led by House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson (LA-04) today introduced legislation to prohibit federal, state, local governments, and private organizations from using federal tax dollars to expose children under 10 to sexually explicit material. “The Democrat Party and their cultural allies are on a misguided crusade ...

Congressman Mike Johnson speaks to South Bossier Lunch Group

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The South Bossier Lunch Group met at the Bellaire South Complex on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. This month’s guest speaker was U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04). After being introduced, Johnson provided an update on key national, state and local issues including: the House Republican Commitment to America and the major wins that have been secured for our military installations across the Fo...

AG Garland Warned to Preserve Docs on School Board Memo

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Two prominent Republican House members wrote to Attorney General Merrick Garland to demand that the Department of Justice preserve all documents related to its controversial school board memo. Garland issued an Oct. 4, 2021, memo ordering the FBI to aid local officials with threats against school officials. That followed a National School Boards Association letter to President Joe Biden asking tha...

Congressman Johnson Receives Special Presentation During Recent Stop in Leesville

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LEESVILLE, October 12, 2022 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) received a special presentation during a recent stop in Leesville—an autographed copy of Fire Chief Emeritus Michael Kuk’s book about his time with the United States Army in Vietnam titled, An Army Firefighter in Vietnam. “What a honor it is to receive this special volume from Chief Kuk—an old friend and colleague of m...

Reps. Jim Jordan, Mike Johnson Send Letter Calling Out Hypocrisy on FBI Raid of Pro-Life Activist

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Last month, as Sarah covered, the FBI raided the home of Mark Houck, a pro-life activist to arrest him in front of his wife and seven children. He's been charged with and has pled not guilty to allegedly violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act when defending his son against a clinic escort that was harassing them. In response, Republican members of Congress are standing up a...

Johnson Joins HASC Republicans in Seeking Answers from DoD on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (R-LA) joined U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL), Lead Republican of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), and fellow HASC Republicans in seeking answers from Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on the Department of Defense’s (DoD) COVID-19 vaccination mandate for servicemembers. The letter comes after President Biden’s declaration that th...

FBI allegedly engaging in 'purge' of conservative employees, retaliating against whistleblowers: Jim Jordan

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Fox News September 29, 2022 EXCLUSIVE: The FBI is allegedly engaging in a "purge" of employees with conservative viewpoints and retaliating against whistleblowers who have made protected disclosures to Congress by revoking security clearances, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Jim Jordan told Fox News Digital. Jordan, R-Ohio, said that more than a dozen FBI whistleblowers ha...