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  • Democrats press Nadler to hold Lewandowski in contempt

    09/19/2019 3:27:53 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 87 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 19, 2019 | Beavers, Wong, Lillis
    Democrats are pressuring House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) to hold Corey Lewandowski in contempt of Congress after the former Trump campaign chairman stonewalled lawmakers during his testimony earlier in the week. “He operated in contempt of Congress, and yes, I believe he should be” held in contempt. “And I’ve expressed that to the chair,” Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-Pa.), a member of the Judiciary panel, told The Hill on Thursday. “The only purpose to do it is to have teeth in it and to send a message to both Mr. Lewandowski that he has to come forth, tell the...
  • Rep. Hank Johnson Accuses Republicans of Mispronouncing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Name

    07/23/2019 6:10:56 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 111 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/22/2019 | Kristina Wong
    Georgia Democrat Rep. Hank Johnson accused Republicans at a hearing earlier this month of purposely mispronouncing former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s last name to “besmirch” him. At a Judiciary Committee hearing on July 12, Hank said that he has heard more and more Republicans calling the former special counsel “[Mew-ler],” instead of “[Muller].” “I’ve heard more and more Republicans starting to pronounce Director Mueller’s name as ‘[Mew-ler].'” I’ve been hearing that over the past few weeks. Is that some kind of Republican attempt to besmirch Director Mueller?” Johnson asked.
  • 5 House Democrats took $60,000 trip to South Africa for Beyoncé concert, records show

    02/23/2019 12:50:13 AM PST · by blueplum · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | 22 Feb 2019 | Louis Casiano
    Five members of the Congressional Black Caucus took a $60,000 trip to see Beyoncé and other stars perform in concert in South Africa late last year, according to congressional disclosure records. The lawmakers were U.S. Reps. Gregory Meeks of New York, Barbara Lee of California, Bobby Rush of Illinois, Terri Sewell of Alabama and Hank Johnson of Georgia, according to the data. They attended the “Global Citizen Mandela 100” concert from Dec. 1-3 to celebrate the centenary birth of the late Nelson Mandela and raise awareness of global poverty. In addition to Beyoncé, other musical acts included...(snip) The National Legal...
  • Dem rep says Trump supporters are dying early from alcoholism, drugs and broken hearts <tr>

    01/03/2019 8:23:26 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 66 replies
    bizpac review ^ | Dec. 3, 2018 | Vivek Saxena
    Full Title: Dem rep says Trump supporters are dying early from alcoholism, drugs and broken hearts in off-the-rails diatribe A congressional Democrat from Georgia, with a reputation of not being the brightest, believes the average supporter of President Donald Trump is a broke, uneducated rube addicted to alcohol, drugs and racism. “Donald Trump supporters are older, less educated, less prosperous, and they are dying early,” Rep. Hank Johnson confidently asserted during a speech Tuesday at the Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta. “Their lifespans are decreasing, and many are dying from alcoholism, drug overdoses, liver disease, or simply a broken heart...
  • Hank Johnson compares President Trump to Hitler in New Year's Day speech (8 min video)

    01/03/2019 7:55:53 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 17 replies
    11Alive NBC ^ | Jan 2, 2019 | 11 Alive
    During the speech, the Democratic representative claimed Trump got into the White House because of a "vigorous resurgence of bigotry, hate, cruelty and ignorance." Hank Johnson compares President Trump to Hitler Mr. Johnson claims white people who support President Trump are less educated and are dying off.
  • Rep. Hank Johnson Compares Trump to ‘Charismatic’ Hitler, Says Supporters Are Old and ‘Dying Early’

    01/03/2019 9:30:13 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 60 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 3, 2019 | Julio Rosas
    Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) said President Donald Trump’s rise to power is similar to how Adolf Hitler became the infamous German dictator, at an event hosted by the Atlanta NAACP. He also went after Trump voters for being “old”, “less educated”, and dying early from alcoholism. “Americans elected an authoritarian, an anti-immigrant, racist strongman to the nation’s highest office,” Johnson said in his speech. “Donald Trump and his ‘Make America Great Again’ followers who want to return American back to a time where white men and white privilege were unchallenged, and where minorities and women were in their place.”
  • Dem Rep. Johnson repeatedly compares Trump to Hitler in speech

    01/02/2019 1:24:34 PM PST · by jazusamo · 102 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 2, 2019 | Alex Pappas
    A Georgia Democratic congressman repeatedly compared President Trump to Adolf Hitler during a fiery speech at a Baptist church in Atlanta this week. The Atlanta NAACP posted video online of Rep. Hank Johnson's speech in which he compared the president to the Nazi leader responsible for the killing of 6 million Jews during World War II. “Much like how Hitler took over the Nazi party, Trump has taken over the Republican Party,” Johnson said Tuesday. At another point, Johnson said, “Hitler was accepting of violence towards the achievement of political objectives. Trump encouraged violence against protesters at his rallies.” The...
  • Lawmaker’s Slur That Jews are ‘Termites’ Reminds Jewish Voter of Hitler’s ‘Vermin’ (Den Congressman)

    10/24/2018 5:18:26 AM PDT · by SJackson · 25 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 7-26-16 | Hana Levi Julian
    A Democratic Congressman calls Israeli Jews living in Judea and Samaria "termites;" a Jewish voter remembers Hitler calling Jews "vermin." A vicious anti-Semitic slur flung by a Democratic member of Congress on Monday against Israeli Jews living in Judea and Samaria hit one Jewish voter square in the face with the ice-cold memory of another time, when similar words were spoken. With just one word, U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia proved to anyone who bothered to pay attention that the Democratic Party is no longer the traditional safe haven of the American Jew. Advertisement Speaking in Philadelphia at an...
  • Constitutional Law Professor: Here's How the Democratic Crusade Against Kavanaugh

    10/01/2018 4:58:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies ^ | October 1, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Outside of the partisan bubbles, legal observers concede that Democrats dropping the sexual misconduct allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh at the 11thhour should make Republicans furious. At the same time, they think the GOP should have given ample time to investigate these claims, not establishing an artificial deadline. George Washington Law Professor Jonathan Turley has an op-ed in The Hill, where he lays out his concerns about the probe, noting that we need an end to this drama, not a prolongation of it. Also, he notes the dangerous precedent that Democrats are setting by warning in not so uncertain terms that...
  • Diamond and Silk responded to Hank Johnson Email

    05/04/2018 3:52:51 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/3/2018 | Viewer's View
    Diamond and Silk responded to Rep. Hank Johnson for making money off of their names after he scolded them for making money on Facebook. "We call this Scheming and Beaming"
  • Diamond and Silk Destroy Rep. Johnson at Media Hearing in Washington April 26, 2018

    04/26/2018 5:40:25 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 36 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 26,2019 | LIVE SATELLITE NEWS
    Diamond and Silk Destroy Rep. Johnson at Media Hearing in Washington April 26, 2018
  • Democrat Rep. Nadler: Social Media Censorship of Conservatives a 'Hoax’

    04/26/2018 9:22:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 26, 2018 4:47 PM EDT | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Social media took center stage on Capitol Hill again Thursday, April 26, 2018. The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing examining the “Filtering Practices of Social Media Platforms.” While certain Republican members of Congress and the pro-Trump duo Diamond and Silk argued social media platforms are politically biased against conservatives, other witnesses and Democrats claimed the hearing was “ridiculous” and a distraction. […] Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke next (after Bob Goodlatte), questioning Congress’ priorities in addressing how social media sites run, rather than discussing potential Russian interference in the election through social media. “In short, House Republicans have no...
  • Diamond and Silk Clash with Rep. Hank Johnson in Explosive Hearing on Censorship

    04/26/2018 8:57:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies ^ | April 26, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Pro-Trump conservative media personalities Diamond and Silk, sisters whose real names are Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, testified before the House Judiciary Committee Thursday on the topic of bias against conservatives by companies like Facebook, in a hearing that frequently went off the rails. The sisters defended their claims that they were censored by the tech giant, often in very strong terms. They said that if Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was censoring liberals, “Democrats would be in the streets right now marching and calling him all types of racist.” Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) implied the sisters were making a lot...
  • [Semi-vanity]: Hey, lay off Hank Johnson. He was just JOKING about Guam tipping over! [VIDEO]

    08/11/2017 6:38:50 AM PDT · by Maceman · 27 replies
    Hank Johnson says he was just joking about Guam tipping over. I believe him, don't you? Just watch this 1:43 video. Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) on Guam Comments
  • When We Think of Guam, We Think of Hank Johnson

    08/09/2017 2:22:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 65 replies
    Rush ^ | August 9, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Grab sound bite number 22. I checked the email, and people didn’t believe my Hank Johnson story. I can understand if you’re a Millennial and you weren’t here back in 2010, it’s seven years ago when Hank said this. If you didn’t hear it, I can understand that you might not think I’m lying, but that nobody would say that, what Hank did. Well, he did, and it was during a House Armed Services Committee hearing. It was during testimony about the 2011 defense budget request, and this is Hank Johnson, Democrat, Georgia, and Admiral Robert Willard of the...
  • Hank Johnson took free trip to West Bank before he likened Jewish settlers to ‘termites’

    08/10/2016 7:44:26 AM PDT · by Prov1322 · 23 replies
    AJC ^ | 08/10/2016 | Tamar Hallerman
    Two months before U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson found himself in hot water for comparing Jewish settlers in the disputed West Bank to “termites,” the Lithonia Democrat and his wife embarked on a six-day trip to the territory funded by a pro-Palestinian group. MIFTA, an organization that advocates for an independent and democratic Palestinian state, and the nonprofit American Global Institute picked up the more than $13,000 tab for the five-term congressman and his wife, DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson, to travel to Ramallah and Jerusalem in late May along with a handful of other House Democrats. As we wrote...
  • Democrat Rep. Refers to Jews as “Termites” (This from A Democrat trough slurper)

    07/28/2016 6:39:32 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 18 replies
    Patriot News Daily ^ | 7/26/2016 | Staff
    House Rep. Hank Johnson (D – GA), already famous for once worrying that too many soldiers on Guam could “capsize” the island and lead to thousands of deaths, is back in the news with another idiotic proclamation. This time, Johnson is under fire for his comments on Jewish settlers in Israel. “There has been a steady, almost like termites can get into a residence and eat before you know that you’ve been eaten up and you fall in on yourself, there has been settlement activity that has marched forward with impunity and at an ever increasing rate to the...
  • Congressman: Jewish Settlers Are Like Termites

    07/25/2016 10:51:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 56 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 7/25/16 | Adam Kredo
    A Democratic member of the House Armed Services Committee compared Jewish Israeli settlers to termites on Monday while speaking at an event sponsored by an anti-Israel organization that supports boycotts of the Jewish state. Rep. Hank Johnson (D., Ga.) launched into a tirade against Israel and its policies toward the Palestinians, comparing Jewish people who live in disputed territories to “termites” that destroy homes. Johnson also compared Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a remark that drew vocal agreement from those in the room. “There has been a steady [stream], almost like termites can get...
  • Rep. Hank Johnson: ‘Free Market Way of Thinking Doesn’t Work’

    01/08/2016 7:00:40 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 7, 2016 | 3:41 PM EST | Eric Scheiner
    Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) says that America has practiced the free market system over the last 40 years and "that it doesn't work." Johnson made the comments while speaking on the House floor Thursday against the Sunshine For Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act. The bill aims at making the government give public notice when entering into legal negotiations that may result in new regulations. ...
  • Where is Hank Johnson when you need him?

    09/08/2015 4:14:18 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 10 replies
    Hank Johnson ^ | today | Me
    Where is Hank Johnson when you need him? He should be ringing the warning bell that the US is about to capsize under the weight of all of the illegal invaders.