Ryan Solen supports unions this Labor Day but Paul Ryan flakes
Paul Ryan, however, supports unions only when they benefit him or his family.
Mount Pleasant, WI- On this Labor Day, Ryan Solen spent the day celebrating unions and their accomplishments, marching in Janesville’s parade alongside longtime union supporter, former Senator and current Senate candidate Russ Feingold. Ryan Solen respects the work unions have done in the past to ensure better working conditions for all and he stands with them now. Ryan Solen is frustrated by Paul Ryan, his Republican opponent, and how his budget proposal hits workers hard.
Current labor unions in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District are strong but there is still much to fight for. With many citizens still looking for employment, businesses trying to flee overseas to take advantage of non-unionized workers, and wages remaining low, Ryan Solen sees supporting worker’s rights as well as investment in education and infrastructure as keys to unlocking a stronger future for the next generation.
Moreover, Paul Ryan continues to endorse Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump who has been under fire by unions for waging anti-union campaigns in his Las Vegas hotels, even settling lawsuits with some workers for obvious union-busting tactics that are illegal in the United States. Paul Ryan has aligned himself with Trump and they have both pay nothing but lip service to unions; Trump says union members will support him for president despite organized labor campaigning against him.
Is it any surprise that while Ryan Solen marched in Janesville’s Laborfest parade with Russ Feingold and the Rock County Democrats, Paul Ryan backed out? Janesville is Paul Ryan’s hometown and he is campaigning for reelection but he can’t be bothered to shake a few hands along the parade route? Are unions, labor, and the rights of workers so unimportant to him?
About Ryan Solen
Ryan Solen is an Army veteran of the war in Iraq and is seeking to represent Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District. He is a Digital Forensic Specialist and Computer Security Analyst. He is a married father of four and enjoys reading, writing, doing karate with his family, and relieves stress with his vintage Lego collection.
He is the Wisconsin Democratic Party’s Nominee to run for the U.S. House of Representatives to replace Paul Ryan. For more information, please visit www.solenforcongress.com.
Press Releases by Ryan Solen
If Paul Ryan wins reelection he will lose as Speaker, resign November 9, cause special election in WisconsinOct 23rd, 2016 by Ryan Solen
Solen adds that, “continuing to run for reelection knowing that resigning is likely to happen immediately after Election Day is just playing politics and is not looking out for the people you represent.”
Solen requested the Speaker respond by 5PM on October 28.
Solen became the Democratic nominee in August and has steadily increased his support among Democrats.
Ryan Solen has made every effort to accommodate Paul Ryan and eagerly awaits his RSVP.
In short, Ryan Solen is a rising star.
Ryan Solen respects women as equals.