ATLANTA (AP) — A suburban Atlanta congressman was among nine people arrested Thursday for blocking the door of a Senate office building in Washington while protesting inaction on Democratic voting law proposals.
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"Liz, I'm going to tell you a story, you will never believe, but, I bet you will never forget." John paused as if his story were scary or amazing.
Rep. Hank Johnson admitted it was a "poor choice of words" to use a metaphor Monday that appeared to compare Jewish Israeli settlers in the disputed West Bank to "termites."
Mr. Johnson, a Georgia Democrat and member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the remarks while speaking at an event sponsored by the U.S.