Congressman scores leadership post on Judiciary Subcommittee charged with administration of courts, intellectual property
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced Tuesday that he was elected by his peers to lead the Judiciary Subcommittee – Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet.
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Today, I vehemently and adamantly voted NO on the Republican tax scam that gives 83 percent of the tax cuts to the wealthiest 1 percent while raising taxes on 86 million middle income families.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) today released the following statement on the passage of the Republican tax bill:
Rep. Johnson's floor speech can be viewed HERE.
Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life – Oscar Wilde 1889
Recently, the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy published damning statistics
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The Emoluments Clause – Article 1 Section 9.8 of the Constitution – is clear and unambiguous.
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U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Democrat, said in a statement that pulling back the coverage would result in unintended pregnancies. He called it “mindless” when combined with the administration’s proposal to cut back on a federal nutrition program for infants and children.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War at his “Extending the Legacy” program on Friday, June 2, 1 p.m., at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia.
There were only 13 Congressional Black Caucus members out of 46 voting in the House, who voted to maintain the powers of the Librarian of Congress.
“We are rapidly approaching an impeachment process,” Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.).
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Michelle Carmona was named the grand prize winner of Rep. Hank Johnson’s, D-Ga., Fourth Congressional District Art Competition during a ceremony at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia on Saturday. Her photograph, “Nature,” received a $24,000 scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Nearly 100 Republicans and Democrats have come together in support of an important bill — Rep. Hank Johnson’s (D-Ga.) Battlefield Excellence through Superior Training (BEST) Practices Act (H.R. 1243).
"This bill is the culmination of every hyperbolic and despicable thing that [White House Chief Strategist] Steve Bannon and President Trump have said about immigrants," said Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga.
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Over the past couple of weeks, ten Somali nationals have been detained by ICE throughout Metro Atlanta and are now facing deportation. Some were picked up at their jobs, in their homes, and in some cases, it is alleged that ICE used false pretenses to detain them.
Johnson, on the other hand, said in a statement that the firing of Comey constituted an “assault on our republic” by Trump, who Democrats have accused of benefiting from alleged Russian interference in the election.
Radio interview with Atlanta NPR affiliate, 90.1. Interview begins at the 16:37 mark. Listen here