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GOP lawmaker warns that Biden's vaccine mandate is 'causing major damage' to Armed Forces

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Rep. Mike Johnson warned that Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin's vaccine mandate is "causing major damage" to America's Armed Forces. With the deadline to comply fast approaching, Johnson has called attention to the consequences enforcement of the mandate might have. "@SecDef's COVID vaccine mandate is causing major damage to the readiness of our Armed Forces," he wrote on Twitter,…

GOPs Call for Firing Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin over Vaccine Mandate — Dems and Cheney Opposed

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Republicans, led by Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA), on Wednesday called for Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to be fired if he does not repeal the Biden administration’s coronavirus vaccine mandate for troops. “My amendment is simple. It would require the Secretary to repeal his COVID vaccine mandate within 30 days. And if he does not comply with that directive, his waiver to serve as…

Rep. Mike Johnson to Newsmax: Biden Shows 'Disdain' for Rights Over Gun Ruling

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President Joe Biden, by announcing he's "deeply disappointed" in Thursday's Supreme Court ruling against New York's prohibition on carrying guns outside the home without a special permit, further shows that he has a "disdain" for Americans' constitutional rights and freedoms, Rep. Mike Johnson said on Newsmax. "They have a zeal, really, a quest, a goal to disarm the populace," the…

House Republicans press for domestic terrorism investigations into attacks on pro-life centers

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House Republicans are calling on the Department of Justice to investigate recent nationwide attacks on pro-life organizations as acts of domestic terrorism.  In a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, 122 lawmakers cited 14 attacks against pregnancy centers, pro-life advocacy organizations and churches across nine states and the District of Columbia since early May following…

Garland should investigate attacks on anti-abortion groups as domestic terrorism: GOP

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More than 100 House Republicans are calling on Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate the rash of attacks and vandalism targeting anti-abortion groups as acts of domestic terrorism. The letter was signed by at least 124 House Republicans and was co-authored by Reps. Scott Franklin (R-FL), Claudia Tenney (R-NY), and Mike Johnson (R-LA). “We write to express serious concerns…

Rep. Mike Johnson to Newsmax: Dems Sending Message on Justice Threats

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The nation's Supreme Court justices are facing an "outrageous and dangerous situation," as shown by the arrest of an armed man arrested outside the home of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, but House Democrats are sending would-be criminals a message by blocking legislation that would protect the members of the high court, Rep. Mike Johnson said on Newsmax on Thursday.  "Every single…

Johnson Introduces Bill to Protect Servicemembers Seeking Religious Exemptions from Biden Administration’s Military COVID Vaccine Mandate

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WASHINGTON, June 3, 2022 — House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson (LA-04) today introduced the AMERICANS Act—legislation to protect military servicemembers seeking religious exemptions from the Biden Administration’s military COVID vaccine mandate. “President Biden’s military vaccine mandate is plainly unconstitutional and clearly unworkable,” Johnson said. “According to…

Rep. Mike Johnson: Honor Military Religious Waivers for Vaccine Mandate

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Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., has introduced a bill to protect service members seeking religious exemptions from President Joe Biden's military COVID-19 mandate. Under the bill, service members who are involuntary discharged based on their COVID-19 vaccine status would have their status designated as honorably discharged. It would also permit them to seek reinstatement and allow them to…

EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Johnson Vying To Get Biden Admin To Clear More Military Members Of Vaccine Mandate

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Republican Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson introduced legislation Friday that would protect military servicemembers seeking religious exemptions from President Joe Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for the military. The Daily Caller first obtained the legislation, titled the AMERICANS Act. Despite the Biden administration announcing a process to allow military servicemembers…

Republican Lawmaker Leaves Abortion Advocate Speechless

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Congressman Mike Johnson (R-LA) left an abortion advocate speechless on Wednesday during a House Judiciary Committee hearing when he pressed her for a distinction between killing a child and an unborn baby. The Republican lawmaker pointed his line of questioning to Aimee Arrambide, executive director of Avow, an abortion rights organization, since she testified that she is…