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ICYMI: Speaker Johnson on Local Radio in Louisiana

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WASHINGTON — This morning, Speaker Johnson joined Mike & McCarty on 710 KEEL in Shreveport and Talk Louisiana in Baton Rouge to provide an update on Congress’ work to secure the border, support our allies, and strengthen American election integrity. Speaker Johnson also addressed Louisiana redistricting and the 2024 election. Click here to listen to Speaker Johnson on Mike &…

Speaker Johnson on Failed Senate Immigration Bill: ‘Election Year Hail Mary’

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WASHINGTON — Speaker Johnson released the following statement after the Senate once again rejected Leader Schumer’s immigration proposal that he tried to disguise as border security legislation. “Instead of considering H.R. 2 — House Republicans’ legislation that would immediately secure the border — Senator Schumer once again wasted time today voting on an immigration bill that…

Speaker Johnson on Biden Abandoning Israel: “100% Political”

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WASHINGTON — This morning, Speaker Johnson joined Squawk Box to discuss President Biden abandoning Israel, antisemitism on college campuses, and the SAVE Act: Click here to watch to the full interview On President Biden abandoning Israel: “What the President is doing here is not only defying the will of Congress, to your point, we just voted on this several days ago. But he's…

Speaker Johnson: Americans Should Decide American Elections

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 WASHINGTON — Today, Speaker Johnson, Congressman Chip Roy (TX), and Senator Mike Lee (UT) held a press conference to announce the introduction of the Safeguard American Voter Eligibility (SAVE) Act. Amid the worst border crisis in American history, the SAVE Act would ensure that only U.S. citizens vote in federal elections by requiring proof of citizenship to…

Speaker Johnson Statement on House Passage of Equal Representation Act

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WASHINGTON — This evening, Speaker Johnson released a statement following passage of Rep. Chuck Edwards’ Equal Representation Act. This legislation would require the decennial census to include a citizenship question and exclude noncitizens from the population in which the apportionment of each state’s U.S. House representation and electors are based. “The only influence…

Speaker Johnson Launches House-wide Effort to Crack Down on Antisemitism on College Campuses “We will use all tools available to us to address this scourge”

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WASHINGTON — Today, Speaker Johnson was joined by House Republican leadership and Committee Chairs to announce a new House-wide effort to crack down on antisemitism on college campuses and hold universities accountable for failing to protect Jewish students.   As part of the effort, the House will be looking into federal funding universities receive, the foreign student visa…

House GOP Leadership Statement on Senate Ignoring Constitutional Duty to Hold Mayorkas Impeachment Trial

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WASHINGTON — Today, Speaker Johnson, Leader Scalise, Whip Emmer, and Chairwoman Stefanik released the following statement after the Democrat-led Senate voted to dismiss the articles of impeachment brought against Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, ignoring its constitutional duty to hold a trial. “By voting unanimously to bypass their constitutional…

Speaker Johnson, Impeachment Managers Call for Public Trial of Alejandro Mayorkas, Announce Date of Transmission of Impeachment Articles

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WASHINGTON — Today, Speaker Mike Johnson joined the House impeachment managers sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer calling on the Senate to expeditiously schedule an impeachment trial of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, following the House’s vote to approve two articles of impeachment against Secretary…

Speaker Johnson and House Republicans Visit Southern Border to Highlight Biden Administration and Senate Democrat Refusal to Address Crisis

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EAGLE PASS — Speaker Johnson today led a delegation of over 60 Members of Congress to Eagle Pass, Texas to visit the U.S.-Mexico border.   Following their visit, Speaker Johnson and House Republicans held a press conference highlighting the refusal of the Biden Administration to enforce border policy, their experience on the ground, and their discussions with federal, state, and…

Rep. Mike Johnson: GOP Doesn’t Want Gov. Shutdown but Americans Have ‘Had Enough’ of Destructive Democrat Policies

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Americans have “had enough” of Democrat policies “destroying” our economy and security, according to House Republican Conference Vice Chair Mike Johnson of Louisiana, who asserted that the GOP seeks a change in how Washington works and is genuinely trying to prevent a government shutdown. Addressing the House on Tuesday, Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA) emphasized a shutdown is not something…