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Conyers Subpoenas Karl Rove: "It's Time to Talk"

Tuesday, 27 January 2009, 1:43 pm | US Rep. John Conyers

(Washington, D.C.) --- Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr. issued a subpoena to Karl Rove requiring him to testify regarding his role in the Bush Administration's politicization of the Department of Justice, including the ... More >>

John Conyers: George Bush v. The US Constitution

Thursday, 26 October 2006, 10:35 am | US Rep. John Conyers

Scandals such as Watergate and Iran-Contra are widely considered to be constitutional crises, in the sense that the executive branch was acting in violation of the law and in tension with the majority party in the Congress. But the system of checks ... More >>

Report: The Constitution in Crisis

Tuesday, 8 August 2006, 11:45 am | US Rep. John Conyers

The Constitution in Crisis; The Downing Street Minutes and Deception, Manipulation, Torture, Retribution, and Coverups in the Iraq War, and Illegal Domestic Surveillance More >>

RNC Attack on John Conyers Demands Dems Action

Monday, 8 May 2006, 11:47 am | US Rep. John Conyers

The Republican National Committee (RNC) has launched an aggressive campaign to smear Congressman John Conyers. Here's the background: It is accepted common wisdom among reporters, pundits, congressional staffers, and a majority of Americans that Bush ... More >>

Suit to Stop Budget Cuts that Violate Constitution

Friday, 28 April 2006, 10:23 am | US Rep. John Conyers

(Detroit, MI) Congressman John Conyers, Jr., joined by 10 additional Members of Congress, will bring legal action tomorrow to enjoin the implementation of the Deficit Reduction Act. More >>

Conyers "More Evidence Of Civil Liberties Abuses"

Thursday, 9 March 2006, 11:47 am | US Rep. John Conyers

Today, the Justice Department's Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report on ongoing activities relating to potential civil liberties and civil rights abuses by the Bush Administration. The report was issued pursuant to section 1001 of the ... More >>

Conyers Letter To Bush & Cheney Re Libby

Monday, 13 February 2006, 4:16 pm | US Rep. John Conyers

February 10, 2006 The President The Vice President The White House Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President and Mr. Vice President: Yesterday, the National Journal and AP reported that the Vice President's former Chief of Staff, I. Lewis (Scooter) ... More >>

Rep Conyers Statement - Coretta Scott King Funeral

Thursday, 9 February 2006, 12:08 am | US Rep. John Conyers

We were truly blessed when three inspired lives converged to help free all Americas -- White and Black -- from the shameful shackles of segregation: Coretta King, Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks. Surely it was Divine Providence that brought those three ... More >>

Democrats Hold Hearing on Illegal Spying - Conyers

Saturday, 21 January 2006, 10:59 pm | US Rep. John Conyers

There can be no doubt that today we are in a constitutional crisis that threatens the system of checks and balances that has preserved our fundamental freedoms for more than 200 years. There is no better illustration of that crisis than the fact ... More >>

Conyers et Ors Hearing On Domestic Spying

Friday, 20 January 2006, 1:52 pm | US Rep. John Conyers

Conyers and Others To Hold Democratic Hearing On Domestic Spying Program WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressmen John Conyers, Jr., Bobby Scott and Chris Van Hollen and other Members to hold a Democratic Hearing to consider the legal ramifications of President ... More >>

Only An 'Outside Counsel' Can Reveal The Truth

Thursday, 12 January 2006, 12:26 am | US Rep. John Conyers

IN ONE PARTICULAR ABRAMOFF CASE, LAWMAKERS SAY ONLY AN 'OUTSIDE COUNSEL' CAN REVEAL THE TRUTH WASHINGTON, D.C. - In another development in the Abramoff-Congress lobbying scandal, lawmakers today renewed their call that Attorney General Gonzales appoint ... More >>

Democratic Hearing On Domestic Spying Program

Wednesday, 11 January 2006, 3:06 pm | US Rep. John Conyers

Congressmen John Conyers, Jr., Bobby Scott and Chris Van Hollen and other Members will hold a Democratic Hearing to consider the legal ramifications of President Bush's warrantless surveillance. More >>

Members Seek Secret Surveillance Documents from AG

Wednesday, 28 December 2005, 12:48 am | US Rep. John Conyers

Representative John Conyers, Jr., (D-MI) House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member, along with 26 other Members today submitted a comprehensive resolution of inquiry regarding the National Security Agency's warrantless wiretapping program on U.S. ... More >>

Conyers Opposes Patriot Conference Report

Friday, 9 December 2005, 3:55 pm | US Rep. John Conyers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman John Conyers, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the Patriot Act Conference Report: More >>

Checks and Balances in Patriot Conference Report

Thursday, 8 December 2005, 4:37 pm | US Rep. John Conyers

Washington, DC: Today, Rep. John Conyers, Jr. and 8 additional Members of Congress sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman F. James Sensenbrenner and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter regarding the latest draft of the Patriot ... More >>

Conyers Calls For Changes In Patriot Act

Friday, 11 November 2005, 11:47 am | US Rep. John Conyers

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman John Conyers, Jr. issued the following statement today regarding the first meeting of conferees on the PATRIOT Act: "It has been four years since this Congress passed the PATRIOT Act. It was a time of grief, a time of shock, ... More >>

Congress Reps Seek Meeting With Ahmed Chalabi

Wednesday, 9 November 2005, 12:45 am | US Rep. John Conyers

Today, Congressman John Conyers, Jr., Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, Congressman Maurice Hinchey and other Members will send the attached letter to Mr. Ahmed Chalabi asking for a meeting to discuss his role in manipulating the intelligence ... More >>

The Private Property Rights Protection Act

Monday, 7 November 2005, 1:49 pm | US Rep. John Conyers

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman John Conyers, Jr. issued the following statement today regarding H.R. 4128, the Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2005. More >>

Rep. John Conyers On Scooter Libby Indictment

Sunday, 30 October 2005, 1:40 pm | US Rep. John Conyers

Conyers asks: What Did the President and Vice President Know and When Did They Know It? - Directs Judiciary Committee Staff to Conduct Full and Comprehensive Investigation into Treasongate, Downing Street, Pre-War and Other Deceptions More >>

Conyers Letter To Rumsfeld Re: Judith Miller

Wednesday, 19 October 2005, 12:19 am | US Rep. John Conyers

October 17, 2005 The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld Secretary Department of Defense 1000 Defense Pentagon Washington, DC 20301-1000 Dear Mr. Secretary: We write about reports that journalists who were embedded with U.S. forces in Iraq were given security ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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