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Rep. Mike Johnson to Newsmax: GOP Will Seek Resolution on Justice Protests

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House Republicans will push for a congressional resolution to condemn the violence and vandalism taking place outside the homes of three Supreme Court justices after the leak of a draft document pointing to the overturning of the Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion, Rep. Mike Johnson said on Newsmax Tuesday. "This is getting way out of hand," the Louisiana Republican said on Newsmax's "Wake Up America....

Beauregard deputy, 90, receives congressional commendation

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A Beauregard Parish deputy received a congressional commendation last week for his unwavering dedication and service to the senior citizens of the parish. Deputy Frank Johnson Jr. has served in many facets throughout his life. He first served as an assistant platoon sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After that, he spent the next 41 years at DeRidder’s First National Bank where he wo...

Rep. Mike Johnson to Newsmax: Biden Must Dissolve Disinformation Board

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Rep. Mike Johnson, one of 50 Republicans pushing for legislation to block federal funding for the Department of Homeland Security's Disinformation Governance Board, Friday on Newsmax called on President Joe Biden to dissolve the "dystopian" group before it begins. "It's really just a surreal measure that it's come to this," the Louisiana Republican said on Newsmax's "National Report." "It's blatan...

Supreme Court is ready to strike down Roe v. Wade, leaked draft shows

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A published draft of a Supreme Court opinion that would overturn the right to abortion established in Roe v. Wade has clouded the future of reproductive rights, disrupted the nation’s political landscape and undermined the high court’s image as a place of private deliberations free from the dramatic leaks common in the political branches of government. Monday night’s disclosure by Politico of the ...

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...