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Johnson Introduces Common Sense Legislation to Secure Border

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WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson (LA-04) reintroduced the “Securing our Borders and Wilderness Act,” common sense legislation that removes restrictions for Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officials to patrol federally-designated “wilderness” areas along the southern border. “However well-intentioned, the federal wilderness designation for land along our southern…

Johnson, Chairman Jordan Ask Director Wray to Correct Testimony

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WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson (LA-04) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (OH-04) sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray offering him the opportunity to correct his testimony provided to the Judiciary Committee during a hearing last Wednesday. In response to questions from Congressman Johnson, Director Wray testified that the FBI’s focus is on malign…

Christopher Wray, the Unartful Dodger

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House Republicans did too much grandstanding at Wednesday’s hearing with Christopher Wray, and the FBI director bobbed and weaved like the lawyer he is. But credit to Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson for zeroing in on FBI censorship of social media. Mr. Johnson asked about the July 4 ruling by federal Judge Terry Doughty that the government “seems to have assumed a role similar to an…

Johnson to FBI Director Wray: “The American People Have Lost Faith in the FBI”

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WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, at a House Judiciary Committee hearing concerning oversight of the FBI, U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) grilled Director Christopher Wray over the plummeting public trust in the Bureau and the recent federal court opinion that uncovered “arguably the most massive attack against free speech in United States history.” Click here to watch the…

'The American people are losing count': GOP Rep. Mike Johnson rattles off FBI scandals right to Director's face

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Republican Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson rattled off several FBI scandals to Director Christopher Wray’s face during a Weaponization Committee hearing on Wednesday. Johnson told Wray the American people have lost faith in the agency following the several instances in which it was involved in suppressing conservatives along with Big Tech and President Joe Biden’s administration. The…

Reps. Johnson, Gallagher, Houlahan, Carter Introduce Counter-Drone Legislation to Protect Americans

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WASHINGTON — Today, Representatives Mike Johnson (R-LA), Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), and Troy Carter (D-LA) announced the introduction of the Safeguarding the Homeland from the Threats Posed by Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Act of 2023. The bill will improve the federal government’s ability to safeguard Americans from threats posed by UAS by reauthorizing existing…

Rep. Johnson to Newsmax: Biden Wants to Turn Migrants Into Dem Voters

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Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., told Newsmax Tuesday that the Biden administration is turning a blind eye to the crisis at the southern border because it wants to turn the migrants crossing the border into Democrat voters. “It's really shocking for people to hear, but many of our Democrat colleagues insist that there is no problem at the border,” Johnson said during an appearance on…

Johnson: The Treatment of Whistleblowers is “Disgusting”

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WASHINGTON — Today’s Weaponization Committee hearing highlighted brave FBI whistleblowers who have exposed abuses within the Bureau and faced undue retaliation in response. During the hearing, Congressman Mike Johnson (LA-04) used his allotted time to question FBI Special Agent Garrett O’Boyle, who, despite exhausting every legal avenue within the Bureau, was stripped of his security…

Johnson Asylum Bill Passes Judiciary Committee in Immigration Reform Package

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WASHINGTON— Yesterday, United States Representative Mike Johnson’s legislation, the Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act, passed the House Judiciary Committee and will be considered by the House as part of the Border Security and Enforcement Act of 2023. Amid the ongoing humanitarian and logistical crisis created by the Biden Administration at the southern border, this bill provides…

Johnson Introduces Legislation to Permanently Classify Illicit Fentanyl as Schedule I Narcotic

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The CEASE Overdose Act removes the need for Congress to reauthorize illicit fentanyl’s classification as a deadly substance every couple of months WASHINGTON, March 14, 2023 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today reintroduced the CEASE Overdose Act to permanently classify illicit fentanyl as a Schedule I narcotic under the Controlled Substances Act. “Fentanyl…