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EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans Introduce Legislation To Defund Biden’s Disinformation Board

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Republican Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson will introduce legislation Tuesday that would defund the Department of Homeland Security’s new “Disinformation Governance Board,” which is set to be led by Nina Jankowicz. The Daily Caller first obtained the legislation spearheaded by Johnson, which has 50 cosponsors. The bill would completely bar federal funding for the DHS’ “Disinformation Governance Board,...

GOP Bill Would Defund Biden's Orwellian 'Disinformation Governance Board'

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Civil liberties advocates have sharply criticized the Biden administration’s plans to create a “Disinformation Governance Board” within the Department of Homeland Security. Fortunately, a bill sponsored by congressional Republicans could put the misadventure to a halt before it begins its role of policing so-called disinformation. Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana introduced the legislation on Tuesda...

Louisiana lawmakers react to SCOTUS draft leak

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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Several Louisiana lawmakers have released statements following a leaked draft opinion that suggests the U.S. Supreme Court may be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade, the case that legalized abortion nationwide. U.S. Congressman Clay Higgins (R) “The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion, if it becomes the final position, would deliver a major pro-life victory. ...

Rep. Mike Johnson to Newsmax: Mayorkas 'Evasive Witness' in Hearings

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Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas was a "very evasive witness" and offered "non-answers" to lawmakers' vital questions during his three days of testimony about the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, Rep. Mike Johnson said on Newsmax on Friday. "We were not satisfied at all," the Louisiana Republican, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, told Newsmax's "Wake Up America." "R...

Mike Johnson's Legendary Evisceration of Alejandro Mayorkas

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The book on U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-Louisiana) is that while he’s a very principled conservative, he’s so polite and nice that it’s hard to think of him as a fighter the way people think of, say, Jim Jordan or Lauren Boebert. What you’ll see below discredits that book. There has been a great deal of buzz lately to the effect that Republicans in the House will, when they get the majority in that...

Congressman Johnson to Mayorkas: My Advice to You is to Begin Your Search for a Different Career

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WASHINGTON, April 29, 2022 — At Thursday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing, “Oversight of the United States Department of Homeland Security,” United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) highlighted Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ dereliction of duty. “Sir, you’re the seventh Secretary of Homeland Security, in charge of the third largest federal department in the United States, and the larges...

GOP lawmakers rip into DHS boss who says border crisis is their fault

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During this week’s hearing before the House Homeland Security Committee, Republican members showed up well-prepared to challenge Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over the border crisis. As the secretary sat, and as Democrats helplessly watched, one GOP lawmaker after another tore into the DHS boss with a long list of failures. In one exchange, Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) reminded Mayorkas the stated mis...

Congressman Mike Johnson Honors Shreveport Broadcaster

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As we count the hours until the retirement of Robert J. Wright, the tributes keep pouring in. On Wednesday night, Congressman Mike Johnson took to the floor of the United States House to honor Robert. In this speech which will forever be recorded in the Congressional record, Johnson told his colleagues Robert "is a local legend who will be sorely missed in our area." He says it is "truly difficult...

Eunice’s Liberty Theatre set to return to glory days

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EUNICE, La. (KLFY) – Vaudeville performers, politicians, and the best in Cajun, Creole, and Zydeco music, are all part of a rich history at the Liberty Theatre in Eunice. The hope is that the theatre will soon go back to what it was like in the good old days. Recent approval was given to transfer back part of the theatre, from the National Park Service, to the City of Eunice. “We would like to see...

Army scrambles to find new recruits at the same time it boots vaccine refusers

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When the Army announced last month it would be temporarily reducing the size of its force over the next two years by 12,000 soldiers, from 485,000 down to 473,000, it blamed the difficulty of recruiting in a red-hot job market coupled with the inability to reach high school seniors isolated by COVID-19 restrictions. “Like every other employer in the economy, we're facing, obviously, some challengi...