Chris Johnson

About Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson is Chief Political & White House Reporter for the Washington Blade. Johnson attends the daily White House press briefings and is a member of the White House Correspondents' Association.

George H.W. Bush ‘Unsupportive’ on Gay Rights, HIV/AIDS

By | 2018-12-05T15:51:44+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Following the death of former President George H.W. Bush at age 94, the nation remembers him for his civil tone in contrast to President Trump and for helping bring the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union to a peaceful conclusion — but his legacy on LGBT rights and failure to confront the raging HIV/AIDS epidemic at the time remain a stain on his overall record.

Biden Urged to Run in 2020 at HRC Dinner

By | 2018-09-19T12:24:27+00:00 September 19th, 2018|National, News|

Attendees at the annual Human Rights Campaign national dinner Saturday night urged Joseph Biden to challenge President Trump in 2020 amid speculation the former vice president is mulling a run for the White House.

Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona Primary

By | 2018-08-29T09:04:25+00:00 August 29th, 2018|National, News|

Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) achieved a significant victory on Tuesday in the Arizona primary when she became the first openly bisexual person to win a major party nomination to run for a U.S. Senate [...]