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Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued a statement following reports that the Trump Administration is prohibiting top health officials, including those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from using a list of seven words or phrases when preparing 2018 budget documents.
“From the very beginning this administration has dealt in fake news and alternative facts, so it is no surprise that it would impose language restrictions on agency employees,” said U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga. “Censorship and the propaganda that results is dangerous. It smacks of what totalitarian regimes do to obfuscate the truth.”
The DeKalb County Public Library System and Conyers-Rockdale Library System will receive grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities totaling $61,922, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced.
The Federal Communications Commission’s vote to roll back rules on net neutrality Thursday drew mixed reactions from two of Gwinnett’s three congressmen.
But Democrats also came after Rosenstein at times, as the Deputy Attorney General was repeatedly pressed to tell whether he had been called on the telephone by the President, and told to investigate certain people or issues – Rosenstein fended off those questions as well.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) delivered more than 50 books on Nov. 27 to three elementary schools in his district. Johnson delivered the books to schools in both DeKalb and Gwinnett counties: Anderson-Livsey Elementary School in Gwinnett; and Fairington Elementary School and Flat Rock Elementary School, both in DeKalb.
• The DOJ official also said he's not afraid of Trump firing him.
Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) pressed Rosenstein on whether Trump had asked him to investigate specific individuals, to which Rosenstein replied that he had seen no "improper" orders from the White House.
“Are you afraid of president Trump firing you?” the congressman asked.
Johnson delivers books to Anderson-Livsey Elementary School
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., recently got to play Santa Claus to three local school libraries, including one in Gwinnett County.
CONYERS – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, announced today that the Conyers Police Department is receiving more than $440,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services or COPS.
A bill to overhaul the federal agricultural guestworker program cleared its first hurdle Wednesday and is headed to the full U.S. House.
The Republican-majority House Judiciary Committee passed the bill 17-16 after two days of debate and over the objections of many Democrats. It’s likely to clear the House, though its future in the Senate is unclear.