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CNN: Ron Johnson Slammed COVID Vaccine Skepticism Before He Embraced It

Less than a year ago, Johnson admitted that “undermining” COVID-19 vaccines “will cause people’s deaths” — now, it’s practically all that he does A new report from CNN highlights that U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s 10-month campaign against COVID-19 vaccines is a dishonest and politically-motivated sham — underscored by the fact that Johnson in October […]

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Coverage: Ron Johnson’s Tax Cuts-For-Donors Scandal

Rough media coverage has continued for U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, following ProPublica’s bombshell report last week highlighting Johnson’s push for 2017 tax law changes that provided “hundreds of millions of dollars in deductions to megadonors who funded his campaigns.” And Johnson’s problems aren’t going away anytime soon, with questions still unanswered about his shadow […]

Senator Ron Jonson participates in a Senate hearing.
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Editorial Board: Ron Johnson Is “Senator For The Ultra-wealthy”

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial board is today slamming Ron Johnson as “the senator for the ultra-wealthy,” following yesterday’s ProPublica reporting that Johnson fought to secure his biggest billionaire donors a multi-hundred-million-dollar giveaway as part of the 2017 GOP tax law. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Editorial Board: Nobody’s senator but theirs: Ron Johnson’s backroom dealing shows who he’s working for. It’s […]

Senator Ron Jonson participates in a Senate hearing.
Ron Johnson, Senate

Report: Ron Johnson Secured $200-Million Tax Break for Biggest Billionaire Backers

A new report from ProPublica documents Ron Johnson’s ferocious advocacy to secure large tax breaks in the 2017 GOP tax for his biggest campaign backers. The report includes the revelation that Johnson’s negotiations secured three of his top 2016 boosters — billionaires Dick and Liz Uihlein and Diane Hendricks — at least “$215 million in deductions in 2018 […]