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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...

Congressman Johnson to Mayorkas: My Advice to You is to Begin Your Search for a Different Career

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WASHINGTON, April 29, 2022 — At Thursday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing, “Oversight of the United States Department of Homeland Security,” United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) highlighted Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ dereliction of duty. “Sir, you’re the seventh Secretary of Homeland Security, in charge of the third largest federal department in the United States, and the larges...

GOP lawmakers rip into DHS boss who says border crisis is their fault

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During this week’s hearing before the House Homeland Security Committee, Republican members showed up well-prepared to challenge Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over the border crisis. As the secretary sat, and as Democrats helplessly watched, one GOP lawmaker after another tore into the DHS boss with a long list of failures. In one exchange, Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) reminded Mayorkas the stated mis...

Congressman Johnson to Mayorkas: My Advice to You is to Begin Your Search for a Different Career

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WASHINGTON, April 28, 2022 — At today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing, “Oversight of the United States Department of Homeland Security,” United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) highlighted Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ dereliction of duty. “Sir, you're the seventh Secretary of Homeland Security, in charge of the third largest federal department in the United States, and the largest i...

Arrington, Johnson demand enforcement of immigration rules in Title 42 amicus brief

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WASHINGTON, DC (NEWS RELEASE) - This week, Reps. Jodey C. Arrington (TX-19) and Mike Johnson (LA-04) filed an amicus brief, with 52 Members of Congress, and the Texas Public Policy Foundation, in support of the Title 42 injunction lawsuit filed by Louisiana, Arizona, and Missouri Attorneys General. “Biden’s decision to end Title 42 - the last effective measure for securing our border - is a comple...

GOP demands ‘experts’ who dismissed Hunter Biden laptop fess up — or face subpoenas

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WASHINGTON — House Judiciary Committee Republicans are demanding that 51 former intelligence operatives divulge information about their 2020 statement that documents from Hunter Biden’s laptop could be Russian disinformation — with a senior GOP aide telling The Post that the ex-spies should expect subpoenas next year if they fail to comply. All 19 Republicans on the panel signed a letter to the in...

Republicans Warn of ‘Biggest Migration Crisis in U.S. History’ as Joe Biden Nixes Title 42

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After the Biden administration announced it will end the Title 42 policy that helps border officials regulate the inflow of unprecedented levels of illegal immigration — a move expected to bring an even larger wave of migrants to the U.S. southern border — Republicans accused the president of “destroying” the country with a “full scale invasion,” warning of an impending “migration crisis” the like...

House Republicans at Florida retreat vow to unify ahead of November elections

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — House Republicans wrapped their annual retreat in Florida vowing to unify ahead of the midterm elections as they fight to take back the House, working to hone their messaging strategy and craft a counterpolicy agenda to Democrats over the course of three days. While fractures in the party were evident during the 2021 issues conference — Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming has c...

Lawmakers question if FBI director misled Congress after audit revealed agents’ rule-breaking

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House Judiciary Committee Republicans on Monday demanded that FBI Director Christopher A. Wray explain potential discrepancies between his testimony last year to Congress and the findings of a 2019 agency audit that revealed rules-breaking by agents. In a letter to Mr. Wray, the lawmakers asked for information about the bureau's misconduct in investigations involving politicians, candidates, relig...

Louisiana GOP members calling for honesty from President Biden prior to State of the Union Address

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Louisiana lawmakers are calling for President Biden to address inflation and U.S. reliance on foreign energy among other issues during his state of the union address tonight. With record inflation and the price of gas at its highest since 2014, Louisiana GOP members are calling for President Biden to help alleviate financial pains being felt by middle-class Americans. Now in the midst of Russia’s ...