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U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson to Headline Newsmaker Lunch Hour

Virtual event hosted by Milwaukee Press Club and

By - May 18th, 2021 08:53 am

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson will be the featured guest at a virtual event set for noon on Thursday, June 3. This Newsmaker Lunch Hour is presented by a partnership between the Milwaukee Press Club and

Johnson, a Republican from Oshkosh, was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010.

He served as the Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee from 2015-2021 and is now the ranking member for the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. Johnson also serves on the Budget, Foreign Relations, and Commerce, Science and Transportation committees.

Johnson’s recent comments on the presidential election and the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol have gotten national attention and coverage.

Johnson will field questions from a panel of journalists from noon to 1 p.m., moderated by Milwaukee Press Club President Corrinne Hess, reporter for Wisconsin Public Radio.

You must register in advance to view this event. Those who register will receive a link on the morning of the event to view it live.


The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Lunch Hour series is underwritten by presenting sponsor Spectrum News 1. partners with the press club as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.

Questions? Please contact Joette Richards, Milwaukee Press Club executive director, at or call 262-894-2224.

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