John Conyers

Conyers: ‘I Am Retiring Today’

During an interview with Detroit’s Praise 102.7 on Tuesday, Representative John Conyers (D-MI) announced he is retiring from Congress today and endorsed his son to replace him. Conyers told host Mildred Gaddis that he believes his legacy won’t be tarnished or

John Conyers

Dem Rep Blumenauer: Conyers Should Resign

On Wednesday’s broadcast of C-SPAN’s “Washington Week,” Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) stated that while it’s up to Representative John Conyers (D-MI) if he should resign, “I would think he should.” Blumenauer also said using taxpayer dollars to settle sexual harassment

Earl Blumenauer

Dems. Recall Holocaust In Push For More Syrian Refugees

Over the weekend, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the administration is planning to admit at least 185,000 refugees over the next two years, including 10,000 Syrians in the first year. In reaction, Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security reiterated their call for more Syrian refugees. While Democrats push for more Syrian refugees, Republicans are highlighting the national security risks associated with admitting thousands of individuals from terrorist hot spots — particularly when ISIS has indicated it seeks to use the refugee flow as a means of infiltrating the West.

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