American Bridge 21st Century
Press Release

Millionaire Ron Johnson Says Constituents “Don’t Need” COVID Relief, School Reopenings, or Vaccines

Watch Johnson claim his struggling constituents don’t need $1,400 checks

By - Mar 10th, 2021 10:46 am

Yesterday, millionaire politician Ron Johnson said in an interview that Americans “didn’t need” the American Rescue Plan. Yes, this is the same Ron Johnson who gave himself and his rich friends a massive tax cut, but won’t lift a finger to help his constituents who’ve lost jobs, wages, and health care because of the pandemic.

Among the things in the COVID relief legislation that Ron Johnson says his constituents don’t need:

  • $1,400 COVID relief checks.
  • Funding for vaccine distribution.
  • Funding to reopen schools.
  • Expansion of child tax credits that would benefit 1,159,000 children in Wisconsin alone.

“It is stunning to hear one of the richest members of Congress like Ron Johnson say his constituents struggling to pay their bills don’t need any type of relief from the pandemic,” said American Bridge 21st Century spokesperson Zach Hudson. “Ron Johnson blew up the deficit to give millionaires like himself a tax cut, but refuses to give any help to his constituents who can’t afford to pay their rent. The only thing Wisconsin ‘doesn’t need’ is Ron Johnson in the Senate.”

More about the Coronavirus Pandemic

Read more about Coronavirus Pandemic here

Mentioned in This Press Release

People:

Leave a Reply

You must be an Urban Milwaukee member to leave a comment. Membership, which includes a host of perks, including an ad-free website, tickets to marquee events like Summerfest, the Wisconsin State Fair and the Florentine Opera, a better photo browser and access to members-only, behind-the-scenes tours, starts at $9/month. Learn more.

Join now and cancel anytime.

If you are an existing member, sign-in to leave a comment.

Have questions? Need to report an error? Contact Us