In The News
COVINGTON, Ga. — Newton County’s congressmen said they believe Russia remains a threat to national security.
Beyond that, they took differing stances after President Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and accepted his assurances Russia did not interfere with the 2016 election.
Congressman Hank Johnson, who represents Georgia’s Fourth District, marched on the frontlines with thousands of peaceful protestors in Atlanta to denounce the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) congratulated four Redan High School graduates from the winning team for this year’s 2018 National SIFMA Capitol Hill Challenge’s Stock Market Game at his Washington, D.C. office.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, said Trump’s executive action “certainly boosts the stock of the private prison industrial complex.”
“What President Trump has done is to signal to refugees across the world that your presence is not welcomed here in America,” he said.
Trump signals executive order to end separation of families at border
COVINGTON, Ga. — At least two of the men who represent Newton County in Congress say they want to see change in a “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that’s resulted in the separation of families at the border.
Lawmakers representing Georgia on Capitol Hill had much to say following the summit held in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un. The two concluded the summit on Tuesday by signing a document reaffirming North Korea’s commitment to de-nuclearization and pledging “security guarantees” to North Korea by the US.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the 25 students who were nominated to attend a U.S. Service Academy: Military Academy (West Point), Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Coast Guard Academy and Merchant Marine Academy.
Six of the 25 students who were nominated received appointments to attend a Service Academy.
U.S. Rep Hank Johnson has introduced a bill to create grants for minorities in aviation.
Unclear at the moment is whether the court’s ruling will resuscitate GOP efforts to advance a federal “religious liberty” bill in Congress.
Rep. Johnson speaks with WSB-TV reporter Justin Gray on the Pentagon sending local police weapons on war.