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Congressman Johnson Statement on Judiciary Committee Passage of $3.5 Trillion Partisan Spending Bill

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WASHINGTON, September 14, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) released the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to advance the Democrat $3.5 trillion spending bill out of committee: “Job growth has stalled out during what should be a period of sustained economic recovery. Consumer prices are skyrocketing at their fastest pace in 40 ye...

Congressman Johnson Offers Amendment to Protect Longstanding Ban on Taxpayer Funding for Abortion

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WASHINGTON, September 13, 2021 — Today in the House Judiciary Committee's consideration of provisions of the Democrats' $3.5 trillion spending bill, United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) offered an amendment that would protect the longstanding bipartisan ban on taxpayer funding for abortion. Read Congressman Johnson’s remarks below and read the text of the amendment here. Thank you, Mr...

Congressman Johnson Introduces Amendment Requiring the Federal Government to Secure Approval from States and Localities Before it Can Drop Illegal Immigrants into Their Jurisdictions

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WASHINGTON, September 13, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today offered an amendment at the House Judiciary Committee vote on the Judiciary provisions of the Democrat $3.5 trillion spending bill that would require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to give notice and get approval from governors and localities before it can transport illegal immigrants into their jur...

Congressman Johnson Statement on President Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

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WASHINGTON, September 9, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement: “President Biden can barely remember what day of the week it is — and now he wants to shred the Constitution and impose a mandate he has no authority to impose or means to enforce. This is yet another brazen overreach by an administration that makes everything it touches worse....

Annual National Defense Legislation with Major Louisiana Priorities Secured by Congressman Johnson Passes through House Armed Services Committee

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WASHINGTON, September 2, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today commended the House Armed Services Committee’s passage of the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act. The legislation now heads to the full House of Representatives for consideration. The legislation funds major priorities for Louisiana’s 4th Congressional District, which is home to Barksdale Air F...

Congressman Johnson Offers Amendment to Annual National Defense Legislation Designating the Taliban as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

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WASHINGTON, September 2, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act which would require the Secretary of State to formally determine whether the new Taliban government in Afghanistan meets the definition of a state sponsor of terrorism. “As the Biden Administration continues to indulge in the fantasy of potentially recogn...

Congressman Johnson Amendment Calling for Comprehensive Investigation into the Origins of COVID-19 Passes through House Armed Services Committee

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WASHINGTON, September 2, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which would require the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency to coordinate with the Secretary of Defense and the Director of National Intelligence to create an unclassified report regarding the true origins of COVID-19. The amendment was ...

Congressman Johnson Amendment to Ensure Servicemembers and Their Families are Properly Represented in the Census Passes through House Armed Services Committee

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WASHINGTON, September 2, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which would require the Department of Defense to formulate a plan to more closely coordinate with the Census Bureau so that servicemembers will be more accurately counted in each Decennial Census. The amendment was accepted by the House Armed Se...

Louisiana delegation writes letter asking for Louisiana disaster relief funding

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“Without substantial and robust emergency appropriations from Congress . . . Louisiana families will continue to languish as a result of these devastating storms.” BATON ROUGE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), and Reps. Clay Higgins (R-La.), Steve Scalise (R-La.), Mike Johnson (R-La.), Garret Graves (R-La.), Julia Letlow (R-La.) and Troy Carter (D-La.), today wrote to Pr...

Louisiana Delegation Urges President Biden to Approve Major Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Ida

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and John Kennedy (R-LA), and U.S. Representatives Steve Scalise (R-LA-1), Garret Graves (R-LA-6), Mike Johnson (R-LA-4), Clay Higgins (R-LA-3), Julia Letlow (R-LA-5) and Troy Carter (D-LA-2) urged President Joe Biden to grant a major disaster declaration for Louisiana following Hurricane Ida, which made landfall along the Louisiana coast as a Ca...