Speaker Mike Johnson and House Republicans were handed a “stunning” and “humiliating” defeat earlier this week, when their sham resolution seeking to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas failed by the slimmest of margins. The vote, which followed months of baseless accusations and incendiary rhetoric by Republicans... Continue »
Speaker Mike Johnson and House Republicans were handed a “stunning” and “humiliating” defeat earlier this week, when their sham resolution seeking to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas failed by the slimmest of margins. The vote, which followed months of baseless accusations and incendiary rhetoric by Republicans... Continue »
Another House GOP Leader, NRCC Chair Richard Hudson, is Latest to Amplify Deadly White Nationalist and Antisemitic Conspiracy Promoted by Elon Musk, Exemplifying Threat to Our Safety and Democracy The owner of the social media site formerly known as Twitter – and the most-followed account on the platform –... Continue »
Borderland communities and advocates were on high alert over the weekend as the hard-right Take Our Border Back events, which garnered national attention following Governor Greg Abbott’s increasing escalation against the federal government, concluded near Eagle Pass, Texas. “Other convoys this week reached the border in Yuma, Ariz., and... Continue »
The 5th Speaker nominee, Mike Johnson from Louisiana’s 4th district is not new to white nationalist conspiracy theories and he is no different from the failed extremist Speaker nominee Rep. Jim Jordan. Here are his past remarks of using the dangerous white nationalist “invasion” and “replacement” conspiracy theories. Mike... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “When it comes to immigration, Republicans prefer the fight to the fix” Washington, DC — There’s a tremendous volume of immigration news this week, but running through the various storylines is a key theme: the Republican preference for driving an anti-immigrant political message and inciting and stoking... Continue »
Washington, DC — As America’s Voice has been highlighting, the ongoing standoff between Texas and the federal government over access to the southern border is causing right wing figures and Republican elected officials to escalate their dangerous incitement to violence and rebellion and their reliance on white nationalist conspiracies... Continue »
Most of the Republican Members of the House Homeland Security Committee have amplified white nationalist “invasion” and “replacement” conspiracy theories over the last few years. Their rhetoric is inexorably tied to the “Great Replacement Theory” and multiple domestic terrorist attacks that have claimed the lives of dozens of Americans... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “We cannot be desensitized and normalize calls to arms or rebellion against federal authorities and then act surprised if and when unhinged followers again take very seriously what these elected officials and media figures are calling for” Washington, DC — Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling... Continue »
Following the Supreme Court decision allowing the Biden administration to remove razor wiring installed by Texas to injure migrants at the Rio Grande, former Fox News host and “great replacement” theory promoter Tucker Carlson issued a disturbing and dangerous call for racist vigilantism at the border.  In a message... Continue »