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Lamborn, Johnson to USAFA Superintendent: Uphold the Constitution, Let Them Graduate

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Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Mike Johnson joined Congressman Doug Lamborn in sending a letter to Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy, Lieutenant General Richard Clark, regarding USAFA’s handling of COVID-19 vaccine exemption requests submitted by U.S. Air Force Academy cadets. In the letter, the Congressmen address their deep concerns that four cadets, scheduled to gradua...

Rep. Mike Johnson to Newsmax: Mayorkas 'Evasive Witness' in Hearings

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Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas was a "very evasive witness" and offered "non-answers" to lawmakers' vital questions during his three days of testimony about the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, Rep. Mike Johnson said on Newsmax on Friday. "We were not satisfied at all," the Louisiana Republican, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, told Newsmax's "Wake Up America." "R...

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...

“Truth Be Told” podcast affirming faith in America

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Congressman Mike Johnson and his wife, Kelly, recently released their first podcast in a series entitled “Truth Be Told” to, as Mike said, “review current events through the lens of eternal truth.” Mike Johnson represents fifteen parishes in northwest Louisiana in the U.S. Congress and he also has almost twenty years’ experience litigating constitutional law cases. Kelly Johnson, a former Webster ...

House Republicans look to counter Biden agenda

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — House Republicans are huddling to craft their overarching legislative agenda should they win the majority in November, but much of their message so far is focused on combating President Joe Biden’s agenda while seeming unenthusiastic about a pledge to compromise on legislation with the White House. Regular gasoline prices have been soaring, as has inflation, and Republica...

US lawmakers attack Vladimir Putin over Ukraine invasion, Republicans call for tougher sanctions

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WASHINGTON – As Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, congressional Democrats condemned Vladimir Putin, backed President Joe Biden, and called for more economic sanctions on Putin's regime, while Republicans offered a more divided response. "Putin’s decision to invade is an evil, panicked move of weakness and will be his defining mistake,” tweeted Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. Murphy also said "Putin ha...