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Congressman Bill Johnson Reaction to State of the Union

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after President Trump delivered his State of the Union address: It is amazing that President Trump has accomplished so much in the face of a full-out assault by Washington Democrats and the liberal national media, which has been going on since the day he was elected. And, tomorrow, he will be acquitted by the Senate, ending th... Read More »

Johnson Statement on President Trump Signing the USMCA

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement: “Today is a historic day, as President Trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) into law. Our businesses (both small and large), workers, and economy will all benefit from this trade deal. “Estimates say it will add $68 billion ... Read More »

At Johnson’s Recommendation, Ohio Director of Budget & Management Testifies Before the House Budget Committee

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after welcoming Kimberly Murnieks, the Director of the Ohio Office of Budget & Management, to testify before the House Budget Committee hearing this morning: “It was a special privilege and pleasure to welcome Kimberly Murnieks, the Director of Ohio Office of Budget & Management, as a witness at today’s House Budget Committee h... Read More »

Bill Johnson Statement on President Trump Iran Remarks

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after President Trump spoke from the White House regarding the latest developments with Iran: Today, President Trump demonstrated real leadership and a forceful resolve in the face of Iranian aggression. He made it clear that he prefers de-escalation, but that the United States will always defend itself, our people, and our all... Read More »

Pair of West Branch H.S. Students Win Ohio’s 6th Congressional District App Challenge

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) announced the winning entry of Ohio’s 6th Congressional District App Challenge: “Congratulations to West Branch High School freshmen Jocelyn Carte and Jakob Williamson, who worked together and submitted the top entry in my office’s Congressional App Challenge, Bill Johnson said. “The pair’s app, The School Experience, is intended to instill moral and character... Read More »

Bill Johnson Statement on the Death of Qassem Soleimani

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement regarding the death of Qassem Soleimani, the head of the terrorist organization the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force: American military forces have taken out another of the world’s top terrorists in Soleimani, a top commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps. He is directly responsible for the deaths of American... Read More »

Cracker plant progress slow but steady

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Martins Ferry Times Leader Published December 29, 2019 The companies that have proposed construction of an ethane cracker plant in Belmont County began 2019 with environmental permits for construction in hand, but they still faced a legal challenge and have not yet made a final investment decision. PTT Global Chemical America and Daelim Industrial Corp., based in Thailand and South Korea, respecti... Read More »

Bill Johnson Announces Nominations to United States Service Academies

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) today announced his Service Academy nominations for students residing in Ohio’s 6th Congressional District: “I am honored to nominate these 13 impressive young men and women to represent Eastern and Southeastern Ohio at one of the United States Military Service Academies,” said Rep. Bill Johnson. “Each of these students went through a rigorous application proc... Read More »

By opposing a sham impeachment, I upheld my oath of office

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The Hill By Bill Johnson Published December 19, 2019 No! I said “no.” I voted “no.” After months of partisan and fabricated investigations, House Democrats voted to impeach our president, despite the fact they didn’t have the evidence or facts to comply with the Constitution. But they were as predictable as the showoff at the backyard barbecue who asks you to hold his beer while he attempts a feat... Read More »

Johnson Statement on House Passage of USMCA Trade Deal

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after voting for H.R. 5430, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act. The measure passed the House by a vote of 385-41: “After months of pressure from House Republicans and President Trump, Democrats finally allowed the full House to vote today on the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. This... Read More »

Bill Johnson Speaks on House Floor Against Impeachment

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) spoke on the House floor earlier this afternoon against the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, and called for a moment of silent reflection: TRANSCRIPT: Madam Speaker, this is a sad day for America. This partisan impeachment sham seeks to disenfranchise 63 million American voters. So I want to use my time to call on this chamber for member... Read More »

Bill Johnson Emphatically Votes No on Politically Motivated, Sham Impeachment Articles

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the Democratic-led House of Representatives voted on two articles of impeachment: “Since November 8, 2016, the events of today were destined to happen. Democrats continue to refuse to accept the results of the 2016 election, and have openly talked about impeaching President Trump since before he was even sworn into office... Read More »

Congressman Bill Johnson Receives Health IT Pioneer Award

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Health Innovation Alliance (HIA) this week presented Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH) with its 2019 Health IT Pioneer Award. Health Innovation Alliance, in partnership with the Opioid Safety Alliance, presents Health IT Pioneer Awards to a select handful of federal legislators and regulators for their work in promoting technology policies and strategies to address the pressing challenges confrontin... Read More »

Bill Johnson Statement on Judiciary Committee Approval of Articles of Impeachment

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump: "Today is a solemn and sad day,” House Democratic Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler stated this morning. Bill Johnson: “It is – but not for the reason the Democrats are pretending to be ‘solemn’ or ‘sad.' The... Read More »

Johnson Statement on United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that Democrats and President Trump have reached an agreement on the new NAFTA deal called USMCA: After months of pressure from House Republicans and President Trump, Speaker Pelosi finally announced today that the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) deal is ready to be ratified. Pr... Read More »