Human Dignity

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...

GOP Representatives Push to Terminate House Contract with Citigroup

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A group of Republican congressmen has sent a letter to the chief administrative officer of the House of Representatives, urging the office to terminate the House’s contract with banking giant Citigroup. The letter came on the heels of Citigroup’s announcement that it will cover travel expenses for employees who travel out of state for an abortion. Citi is the sole financial institution that the Ho...

Republicans push House to drop Citigroup as office credit card provider over funding for abortion travel

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FIRST ON FOX – House GOP Conference Vice Chair Mike Johnson is pressing for the House of Representatives to drop Citigroup as its credit card provider over the company's move to fund travel for employees seeking abortions. Johnson, R-La., made the demand in a Tuesday letter to House Chief Administrative Officer Catherine Szpindor. Johnson said a long-standing policy in Congress of taxpayer dollars...

Defense Secretary, Joint Chiefs Chair Rebuff Claims Vaccine Mandate Hurts Recruiting

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Is the Defense Department’s COVID-vaccine mandate hurting recruiting and retention? Two Republican House members tried to make the case on Tuesday, but received pushback from the defense secretary and the Joint Chiefs chairman. The Army National Guard missed its recruiting goal in 2021 by 8,000, while the Army’s 2023 budget request would shrink end strength by 12,000 active-duty troops, Reps. Jim ...