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June 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland regarding the role of Department of Justice (DOJ) agents in Brazil’s “Lava Jato” (“Car Wash”) anti-corruption operation and what role, if any, DOJ played in the political persecution of former president of Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Rep. Johnson sent a letter to the Barr DOJ in August 2019 on the issue but never received an adequate response.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Reps. Hank Johnson (GA-04) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) led a letter urging President Joe Biden to call for an immediate ceasefire agreement in Israel and the Palestinian territories to prevent further loss of life and further escalation of violence. The letter also calls on the President to delay a $735 billion arms sale to Israel until a cease fire has been achieved.

April 28, 2021 Press Release

DECATUR, GA – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) issued the following statement after President Joe Biden delivered his Address to a Joint Session of Congress tonight in Washington.

April 14, 2021 In The News

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Cong. Hank Johnson of Georgia discusses his bill to end transfers of military-style equipment to law enforcement, and the new push for immediate action with an executive order. Joe Madison then continues the conversation with his listeners

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January 5, 2021 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

 

To say 2020 has been a challenging year is an understatement. Many of us have lost loved ones and all of us have faced hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic during this difficult and trying year.

 

The good news is vaccines are now being administered to frontline and healthcare workers – and will soon be available to senior citizens and people with underlying conditions. By the spring and summer, younger and healthier people should be able to get vaccinated as well.

 

December 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) returned to Washington this week to vote on a stand-alone bill to increase economic impact payments to $2,000 for Americans struggling during the pandemic.

The bill passed the House 275-134 and now goes to the Senate.

“There’s a light at the end of the tunnel, but until we get there Americans struggling to pay rent, put food on the table and stay healthy need our help,” said Rep. Johnson. “This money will go a long way in helping make people whole during this difficult time.”

November 20, 2020 Press Release

LITHONIA, GA – Since taking office in 2007, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has worked to help secure more than $66 million for constituents seeking help with federal agencies from his offices in Georgia’s 4th Congressional District, which encompasses parts of DeKalb, Gwinnett and Newton counties and all of Rockdale County.

January 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Thursday, Rep. Johnson voted in favor of a War Powers Resolution to limit President Trump’s military actions regarding Iran.  This resolution reiterates that only Congress can declare war and affirms that Congress has not authorized the use of military force against Iran.  Hence, it states that if no further Congressional action is taken, the Administration’s military hostilities with regard to Iran must end.

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on the House floor in favor of passing Articles of Impeachment against President Trump in the full House for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress:

Watch here: https://youtu.be/tIGqFSfEn7c

December 11, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Urges Colleagues To Put ‘America First’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following statement at the first of two Judiciary Committee hearings marking up Articles of Impeachment against President Donald J. Trump:

Watch here: https://youtu.be/94QM_M93HtI  

Thank you, Mr. Chairman.

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