Jeh Johnson’s legal legacy: drone warfare, mass surveillance, and cracking down on whistleblowers. To reward him for these belligerent policies, President Obama has nominated him to head the Department of Homeland Security. On November 13th the Senate Committee on Homeland Security will hold the confirmation hearing.
Take action now: Tell the Committee to vote NO for Jeh Johnson to head the DHS!-
- While he was top lawyer at the Pentagon, Johnson provided the legal justification for President Obama’s drone wars. He’s even an outspoken advocate of the targeted assassination of American citizens.
Johnson supports the government mass surveillance that has shocked and outraged people across the globe, including our allies.
- He’s called for the criminal prosecution of the heroic whistleblower Edward Snowden, as well as imprisoned Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning.
- A former Obama bundler, Johnson has personally donated tens of thousands of dollars in campaign money to the President and influential Senators.-