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Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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December 19, 2017 Editorial

No person holding any office of trust shall, without the consent of Congress, accept any present Emolument of any kind whatsoever from any king, prince or foreign state.

The Emoluments Clause – Article 1 Section 9.8 of the Constitution – is clear and unambiguous.

December 19, 2017 Editorial

“A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.” – James Madison, Constitutional Convention (1787).

December 18, 2017 Press Release

ATLANTA, GA – Today, 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 Cente

December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (GA-04) today made the following statement today after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to rollback rules on Net Neutrality.

December 14, 2017 Press Release

Congressman reports that more than $60,000 in grants will be awarded between two Fourth District libraries   

DECATUR, GA —Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced that Conyers-Rockdale Library System and the DeKalb County Public Library system are receiving grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities to the tune of $61,922.

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December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, pressed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on whether the President obstructed justice in the Russia investigation, the appropriateness of the President to publicly comment on the Russia investigation and whether he feared for his job:

December 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as Ranking Member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, & Emergency Management, Rep. Johnson examined impact of opioid crisis in Appalachia.   

December 12, 2017 Speech

Statement of
The Honorable Hank Johnson
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management hearing on
“The Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia: Addressing Hurdles to Economic Development in the Region”​

December 12, 2017

 

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In The News

November 2, 2017 In The News

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.

October 31, 2017 In The News

Barrington Irving, the youngest person and the first African American pilot to circumnavigate the globe on his own, is collaborating with Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Georgia) for Irving’s “Mitsubishi Dream & Soar Presented by Barrington Irving.” The event will take place on October 17 in Johnson’s home state of Georgia.

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October 27, 2017 In The News

Georgia U.S. Rep Hank Johnson, a Democrat, separately said the server wipe "appears to be a willful and premeditated destruction of evidence" by election officials, adding, "Georgia voters should be as outraged as I am."

October 27, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson said the “apparent deliberate destruction of evidence” raised questions about the validity of the results in the 6th Congressional District contest in April, a high-profile election for an open U.S. House seat that wound up being the costliest in the nation’s history.

October 25, 2017 In The News

Representative Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) wrote the act and was the first member of Congress to introduce a bill on the issue.  

October 23, 2017 In The News

“We need to make sure that we are adequately resourced to be able to respond to these events. I don’t think the federal government is doing an adequate job of that,” said U.S. Rep. Henry Johnson, Jr. (D-GA), who attended the session that was organized by Wilson.

October 23, 2017 In The News

Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr. said he traveled down from Georgia because the issues revealed at Hollywood Hills need to be addressed on a national level now that global warming has increased the likely and intensity of disasters. “We have reached the point in the annals of human history that this has become the new normal,” he said.

October 10, 2017 In The News

Like any young girl growing up in Rockdale County, Cinthya Moran, 17, always had a sense of comfort and security living in the friendly confines of metro Atlanta.

October 4, 2017 In The News

The recent Equifax data breach jeopardized the economic security of nearly half of all Americans because of the credit rating company’s failure to safeguard our most sensitive information, which could now be in the hands of criminals. 

September 25, 2017 In The News

"Due to artificial encumbrances, the nation was deprived of its first female president," said Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., pointing out that Harris is one of several women who might run for the White House. "Perhaps that can be addressed in the 2020 election."

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