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WASHINGTON —Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson isn’t apologizing for a recent speech that drew parallels between President Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler, and he says the chorus of critics who have assailed him for the comparison are missing the underlying point of his remarks.
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen testified before the House Judiciary Committee, and while Nielsen continued to deny the existence of the family separation policy that Trump ended under tremendous public pressure, she did generously allow that “illegal immigrants are humans.”
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - DeKalb County Officer Edgar Flores paid the ultimate price when he was shot and killed in the line of duty. Today, the community honored his sacrifice, one day after he would have turned 25.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, stressed the popularity of the law’s protections as a reason Democrats won back control of the House.
WASHINGTON —Some of Georgia’s top Republican elected officials, agricultural organizations and business development groups cheered the Trump administration’s move Tuesday to roll back a sweeping Obama-era clean water regulation aimed at protecting tributaries to navigable waterways.
Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) followed up on Jordan's line of questioning about whether Google had paid for such efforts. Pichai categorically denied that it provides any partisan election features.
Another issue likely to be top of mind for Democrats: Tougher mandates for companies to notify consumers when they are breached. Rep.
“In the wake of ongoing scandals involving Americans’ digital privacy, there is a growing sentiment among Americans that our federal laws need to reflect that we have fully entered the era of big data,” says Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.), who proposed two data protection bills following the Cambridge Analytica uproar.
Five to seven current leaders expected to be elected again Wednesday, some in new roles
As of Friday afternoon, there were five Democratic representatives on the House Judiciary Committee—Ted Lieu, Hank Johnson, Luis Gutiérrez, Pramila Jayapal and Jerry Nadler—who called for their committee to open an investigation into the multiple sexual assault allegations levied against Kavanaugh.