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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...

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...

Eunice’s Liberty Theatre set to return to glory days

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EUNICE, La. (KLFY) – Vaudeville performers, politicians, and the best in Cajun, Creole, and Zydeco music, are all part of a rich history at the Liberty Theatre in Eunice. The hope is that the theatre will soon go back to what it was like in the good old days. Recent approval was given to transfer back part of the theatre, from the National Park Service, to the City of Eunice. “We would like to see...

Army scrambles to find new recruits at the same time it boots vaccine refusers

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When the Army announced last month it would be temporarily reducing the size of its force over the next two years by 12,000 soldiers, from 485,000 down to 473,000, it blamed the difficulty of recruiting in a red-hot job market coupled with the inability to reach high school seniors isolated by COVID-19 restrictions. “Like every other employer in the economy, we're facing, obviously, some challengi...

Americans’ 3 Big Concerns Are Inflation, Immigration, and Incompetence, Rep. Mike Johnson Says

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Americans are worried about “three I’s” right now: inflation, immigration, and general incompetence, Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., says. Citizens across the country are “deeply concerned about grocery prices and the price of fuel to fill up the gas tank,” Johnson says. “And they see the wave of illegal migrants coming over the border, and they don’t see any end to it. They’re frustrated with us for ou...

Biden signs Act giving Liberty Annex to city

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President Joseph Biden signed the Save the Liberty Theatre Act allowing the transfer of the building’s annex ownership from the National Park Service to the city. U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., announced the signing on Tuesday. Kennedy introduced the legislation in the Senate and U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Benton, guided it through the House. “I’m grateful that we could finally get through a bureau...

GOP Representatives Push to Terminate House Contract with Citigroup

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A group of Republican congressmen has sent a letter to the chief administrative officer of the House of Representatives, urging the office to terminate the House’s contract with banking giant Citigroup. The letter came on the heels of Citigroup’s announcement that it will cover travel expenses for employees who travel out of state for an abortion. Citi is the sole financial institution that the Ho...

Republicans push House to drop Citigroup as office credit card provider over funding for abortion travel

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FIRST ON FOX – House GOP Conference Vice Chair Mike Johnson is pressing for the House of Representatives to drop Citigroup as its credit card provider over the company's move to fund travel for employees seeking abortions. Johnson, R-La., made the demand in a Tuesday letter to House Chief Administrative Officer Catherine Szpindor. Johnson said a long-standing policy in Congress of taxpayer dollars...

Liberty annex transfer to city clears legislative hurdle

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The transfer of the Liberty Theatre annex ownership from the National Park Service to the City of Eunice passed the Senate on Thursday. “With a proper restoration, this special landmark will be enjoyed for generations to come,” U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson said. “I commend Senator John Kennedy for so capably guiding this bill through the Senate and we look forward to President Biden’s signature.” Sen. J...

Restoration to begin on historic Liberty Theatre in Eunice after bill passes Senate, House

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The U.S. Senate approved the Save the Liberty Theatre Act Thursday afternoon, a major step forward for the activists working to restore and reopen the historic Eunice venue. The bill, which would grant full ownership of the Liberty to the city of Eunice, passed by a wide margin in the House of Representatives two weeks ago. The Senate unanimously consented to pass the bill Thursday. The National P...