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The announcement prompted loud criticism from many Democrats, including Lithonia U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson.
“It’s a sad day for the nation when one man can falsely claim there is a national emergency simply to untangle himself from a political problem of his own making,” he said.
The House Judiciary Committee passed a measure Wednesday that would require background checks for all gun sales and most gun transfers within the United States, the most significant gun-control legislation to advance this far in Congress in years.
Congressman Hank Johnson, who represents Georgia's 4th District, is also advocating for the rapper, and he's with us now. Congressman, thanks so much for joining us.
Twenty-one DeKalb County students are among 35 nominated this year by U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) to attend a U.S. service academy.
Jay-Z isn’t letting a fellow rapper go down without a fight. The music mogul’s entertainment company has enlisted an attorney to help 21 Savage, who was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Sunday.
Democrats on the committee showed no inclination to accommodate Whitaker’s demands, and some urged Nadler to respond with an immediate subpoena.
“Get him under subpoena, bring him to our hearing, and ask him questions and demand answers — and then take him to court if he does not answer those questions,” said Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.).
“Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph — also known as 21 Savage — is a young man who I’ve spent time with, and I’m impressed with him and the many positive things that he has done to uplift the youth of our community,” Johnson said in a statement to the Daily News.
If Democrats on the House Judiciary panel have any concerns about their party’s mega-overhaul of voting, ethics, lobbying and campaign finance laws, they kept them private on Tuesday during the measure’s first congressional hearing.
WASHINGTON — As former gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams prepares for her upcoming role as Democrats’ State of the Union first responder, at least two Georgia Democrats are planning to make statements of their own: ski
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) managed two bills that passed the House of Representatives by voice vote on Tuesday.