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Over 40 House Republicans push resolution to condemn SCOTUS opinion leak, protests in front of justices' homes

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FIRST ON FOX: House GOP Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson and 40 other Republicans Thursday are introducing a resolution decrying protests in front of Supreme Court justices' homes, amid demonstrations over an upcoming abortion ruling. The resolution also condemns the leak of a draft opinion in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which Politico reported last week. The unprec...

FBI opened multiple investigations into protesting parents, GOP lawmakers say

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The FBI has opened multiple investigations into parents protesting education policies, including a father who was upset over mask mandates, according to new whistleblower revelations. The FBI’s activities were publicly revealed in a letter Wednesday from Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee to Attorney General Merrick Garland . The specifics of the FBI’s investigations were disclosed to la...

Rep. Johnson joins Sen. Cruz, Rep. Steel and 79 Colleagues Who Call on Supreme Court to End Discrimination Against Asian-American College Applicants

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson (LA-04) joined U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and U.S. Congresswoman Michelle Steel (R-Calif.) who led a bicameral group of 82 legislators filing an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief to the Supreme Court in the cases Students for Fair Admissions vs. Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions vs. University of North Carolina. At both schools, a...

Rep. Mike Johnson to Newsmax: GOP Will Seek Resolution on Justice Protests

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House Republicans will push for a congressional resolution to condemn the violence and vandalism taking place outside the homes of three Supreme Court justices after the leak of a draft document pointing to the overturning of the Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion, Rep. Mike Johnson said on Newsmax Tuesday. "This is getting way out of hand," the Louisiana Republican said on Newsmax's "Wake Up America....

Supreme Court is ready to strike down Roe v. Wade, leaked draft shows

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A published draft of a Supreme Court opinion that would overturn the right to abortion established in Roe v. Wade has clouded the future of reproductive rights, disrupted the nation’s political landscape and undermined the high court’s image as a place of private deliberations free from the dramatic leaks common in the political branches of government. Monday night’s disclosure by Politico of the ...

Louisiana lawmakers react to SCOTUS draft leak

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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Several Louisiana lawmakers have released statements following a leaked draft opinion that suggests the U.S. Supreme Court may be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade, the case that legalized abortion nationwide. U.S. Congressman Clay Higgins (R) “The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion, if it becomes the final position, would deliver a major pro-life victory. ...

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...

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...