Individual Freedom

Reps. Johnson and Lamborn to USAFA Superintendent: Uphold the Constitution, Let Them Graduate

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Mike Johnson joined Congressman Doug Lamborn in sending a letter to Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy, Lieutenant General Richard Clark, regarding USAFA’s handling of COVID-19 vaccine exemption requests submitted by U.S. Air Force Academy cadets. In the letter, the Congressmen address their deep concerns that four cadets, scheduled to gradu...

Over 40 House Republicans push resolution to condemn SCOTUS opinion leak, protests in front of justices' homes

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FIRST ON FOX: House GOP Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson and 40 other Republicans Thursday are introducing a resolution decrying protests in front of Supreme Court justices' homes, amid demonstrations over an upcoming abortion ruling. The resolution also condemns the leak of a draft opinion in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which Politico reported last week. The unprec...

FBI opened multiple investigations into protesting parents, GOP lawmakers say

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The FBI has opened multiple investigations into parents protesting education policies, including a father who was upset over mask mandates, according to new whistleblower revelations. The FBI’s activities were publicly revealed in a letter Wednesday from Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee to Attorney General Merrick Garland . The specifics of the FBI’s investigations were disclosed to la...

Rep. Johnson joins Sen. Cruz, Rep. Steel and 79 Colleagues Who Call on Supreme Court to End Discrimination Against Asian-American College Applicants

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson (LA-04) joined U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and U.S. Congresswoman Michelle Steel (R-Calif.) who led a bicameral group of 82 legislators filing an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief to the Supreme Court in the cases Students for Fair Admissions vs. Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions vs. University of North Carolina. At both schools, a...

House Republicans Move to Defund President Biden’s ‘Ministry of Truth’

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Two weeks ago — with no advanced warning or transparency — Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and the Department of Homeland Security launched an initiative to monitor and control Americans’ free speech. Under the guise of combatting “misinformation,” the Biden administration wants to use this new office to wield even greater autonomy over the flow of public information. That is why Leader McCarthy and ...

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....

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...