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Johnson Joins CQ Roll Call Podcast to Discuss Future of the GOP

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WASHINGTON, April 1, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) joined CQ Roll Call’s “Future” podcast this week to discuss the future of the Republican Party, the House Democrat agenda, and other news of the day. Listen to the full episode here, and see excerpts below: On what the Republican Party needs to do to win in the future: “I think this is actually pretty simple. I think the... Read more »

'War on oil and gas': Louisiana's congressional delegation blasts Biden's energy plan

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Louisiana's congressional delegation blasted President Joe Biden's moratorium on new drilling on U.S. lands and waters with one member calling it a "war on oil and gas." The state's two senators — Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy — and Congressmen Garret Graves, Clay Higgins, Mike Johnson and Steve Scalise are all Republicans. Two of Louisiana's congressional seats — the 2nd District and 5th District... Read more »

Video: Johnson Meets with Trump at White House to Discuss Return to Greatness

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U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today joined President Trump at the White House for a discussion on returning the nation to greatness amid ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. During the meeting Johnson discussed the need for Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards to implement a region-by-region plan to expedite the reopening of the state’s economy, and highlighted the challenges... Read more »

Johnson: "We Can Protect Lives And Livelihoods At The Same Time. In Fact, We Have To"

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BOSSIER CITY, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), a member of President Trump’s task force to reopen the American economy, today delivered the following statement while on Capitol Hill to support the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The legislation will support American workers and businesses with $310 billion into the Paycheck Protection Program, $10 billio... Read more »

Johnson named to President’s task force on reopening economy

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Congressman Mike Johnson is a part of the task forced formed by President Trump on reopening the economy. President Trump conducted his first meeting of that task force this morning by phone. “The American people have pulled together to slow the spread of COVID-19, demonstrated selflessness beyond belief, and endured incredible sacrifice. As a result, we have begun to... Read more »

Johnson Positions Louisiana as a Key Player in Potential Uk Trade Deal

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U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting that he consider entering into trade negotiations with the United Kingdom and highlighting the significant impact it would have on Louisiana. In the letter, Johnson writes: “As Louisiana’s position as a leading exporter has solidified, so too have our trading relationships with countries around the w... Read more »

Johnson Statement on USMCA Signing

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U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement in regard to the signing ceremony of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement at the White House: “A little over a year ago, President Trump stood alongside leaders from Canada and Mexico and promised to replace an outdated, ineffective trade agreement with one that will unleash jobs and economic opportunity across t... Read more »

Johnson Statement on Trump Administration’s Overhaul of Burdensome Environmental Regulations

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U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), a member of the House Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after the Trump administration released its proposed rule modernizing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to facilitate more efficient, effective and timely environmental reviews: “Since his first day in office, President Trump has pledged to cut bureaucratic red ... Read more »

Johnson Praises Passage of USMCA

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U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement after voting in favor of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “President Trump and House Republicans promised a trade deal that finally puts America first. Today, we delivered. “While I’m disappointed Democrats needlessly held it up for more than a year, I’m proud to have helped get the USMCA across the finish li... Read more »

Johnson Statement on USMCA Approval

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U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that he has reached a deal with Speaker Pelosi to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “President Trump has never delivered a better deal for America’s workers and Louisiana’s economy than the USMCA. While I’m disappointed Democrats needlessly held it up for more th... Read more »