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ICYMI: Johnson Reacts to SCOTUS Decisions

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson (LA-04), Vice Chairman of the House Republican Conference and a former constitutional law attorney, released the following statements in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and Groff v. DeJoy. Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard: “Today, the Supreme Court correctly decided that…

'Death by a thousand cuts': Louisiana Republican blasts economic damage from 'administrative' state

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Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., tore into "nameless, faceless bureaucrats" in the "administrative state" he says are circumventing Congress by making sweeping federal rules without congressional authority that burdens taxpayers and ultimately drove the country into trillions of dollars in debt. In a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday discussing the Regulations from the Executive In…

Johnson Chairs Hearing on Weaponization of FACE Act Against Pro-Life Advocates

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WASHINGTON — Today, United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Limited Government, held a hearing, “Revisiting the Implications of the FACE Act.” The hearing highlighted the sharp and alarming rise of violence and vandalism against crisis pregnancy centers and churches, and examined the reasons the DOJ…

Johnson to HHS: End the Healthcare Workers Vaccine Mandate

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WASHINGTON — Today, United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra expressing concern over the Department’s ambiguity regarding the healthcare workers vaccine mandate and demanding he end the policy immediately.  While there are serious privacy and individual rights concerns, this mandate…

FBI sought to develop sources in Catholic churches to combat domestic terrorism, docs show

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The FBI recently sought to develop sources inside Christian churches and Catholic dioceses as part of an effort to combat domestic terrorism, according to internal documents released by House Judiciary Committee on Monday. The internal documents — obtained last month by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., who are also members of the…

Johnson to Chair House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Limited Government in the 118th Congress

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WASHINGTON, January 27, 2023 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) will serve as Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Limited Government in the 118th Congress, retaining his position from the 117th Congress as the top Republican on the subcommittee. Congressman Johnson today made the following statement: “The Constitution Subcommittee is…

Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson lands spot on 'weaponization' of federal government panel

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Republican Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson landed a coveted spot on the new select House Weaponization of the Federal Government Committee Tuesday, a high-profile assignment on a panel that the GOP says will scrutinize what it believes is an overreach of government agencies from the FBI to the IRS. Johnson, who represents the 4th Congressional District with Shreveport-Bossier City…

Kevin McCarthy names GOP members to serve on committees probing ‘weaponization’ of feds, COVID-19 origins

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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced on Tuesday which Republicans will serve on politically charged select subcommittees that will investigate the “weaponization” of the federal government and the origins of COVID-19.  The House voted along party lines earlier this month to create the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government to investigate civil…

Johnson to Serve on RSC Steering Committee, lead on conservative policies in GOP Majority

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WASHINGTON, DC – Republican Study Committee Chairman Kevin Hern (OK-01) announced the RSC’s Steering Members this week. “Strong conservative leadership has never been more important than today,” said Chairman Hern. “These leaders will help direct our bold agenda at the Republican Study Committee, delivering on the promises we made to the American people. Our constituents rejected House…

Mike Johnson slams $2 trillion spending bill as 'one of the worst' in US history

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House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson said following the passage of the earmark-laden "omnibus" spending package in the Senate, "This 4,155 page, $1.7 trillion 'omnibus' is one of the worst government funding bills in the history of Congress." In a statement, the Louisiana congressman said, "Instead of individual bills to fund each federal agency one by one with a roll…