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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.
...Johnson grilled Diamond and Silk on whether they had made a lot of money on Facebook and suggested that the hearing was simply giving the duo a platform to make even more money by raising their profiles. Read More
...Congressman Hank Johnson of Georgia says he’s voting for the law so that songs written before 1972 will receive compensation from streaming services.
“That is why this section of the bill is supported by Dionne Warwick, Duke Fauquier of the Four Tops, Tina Turner and the estates of Miles Davis and Otis Redding.”
...“Open Season” takes its name from comments that Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Georgia) made on the House floor in 2015 about police murders of black men and women.
The bill is scheduled for mark up on Wednesday and expected to pass the House of Representatives fairly easily.
About a dozen people attended the first of two town hall meetings in metro Atlanta on Saturday organized by the growing student-led March For Our Lives movement birthed after the Parkland school shooting in February.