“After Kevin Nicholson’s week of attacking veterans, Leah Vukmir apparently decided she needed to step up her game,” said American Bridge spokesperson Amelia Penniman. “Vukmir’s outrageous release labeling Tammy Baldwin a member of ‘Team Terrorists’ has firmly solidified the Wisconsin Republican Senate primary as a race to the bottom. Both candidates are in a tailspin of their own making, and even Wisconsin’s Republican leaders are taking notice.”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Leah Vukmir stands by news release picturing Tammy Baldwin as member of ‘Team Terrorists’
By Bill Glauber | May 10, 2018
- “Leah Vukmir isn’t backing down from a news release issued this week by her campaign that labeled Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin as a member of ‘Team Terrorists.'”
- “The news release included pictures of Vukmir and CIA nominee Gina Haspel as members of ‘Team America’ while Baldwin was labeled a member of ‘Team Terrorists.’ Baldwin’s photo was paired with an image of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, principal architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.”
- “The conservative outlet ‘Right Wisconsin’ harshly criticized the image, calling the attack ‘an irresponsible campaign blunder.'”
- “[Republican Senator Ron] Johnson, who gained the party endorsement in 2010, said, ‘Is there a history of us winning after a knock-down drag-out primary? Probably not.'”
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