Democratic Party of Wisconsin
Press Release

Wisconsinites Call Out Ron Johnson For Abandoning Them, Enriching Himself and His Biggest Donors


By - Oct 14th, 2021 01:46 pm

Madison, Wis. — Today at Ron Johnson’s Madison office, Wisconsinites gathered to call out Senator Johnson for abandoning working families and working against the Build Back Better agenda.

Johnson has opposed the Build Back Better agenda at every step, standing against middle-class tax cuts, lower health care costs, critical pandemic relief, and federal investments in Wisconsin’s infrastructure. Despite his staunch opposition to delivering for Wisconsin’s working families, Johnson has never had a problem serving himself — including rigging the tax system to benefit his bottom line and his biggest donors.

Photo courtesy of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.

Photo courtesy of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.

You can watch the full event here and see excerpts of what the speakers said below:

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler:

  • “Democrats are proposing help for parents, they’re proposing help for seniors, they’re proposing help for working families and adults. And Ron Johnson is saying no, no, no, no. The only things Ron Johnson ever says yes to are things that line his own pockets and the pockets of his wealthiest donors. This is not the kind of representation that Wisconsin needs or deserves.”

Health Care Worker and Mother of Two, Erica Throneburg:

  • “At every turn, as Ron Johnson has failed to represent the best interests of parents, children, and local businesses, he has proven to voters that he isn’t working for Wisconsin. And it’s clear that Senator Johnson will not support legislation that is actually good for families like mine.
  • We deserve a senator who is in DC fighting for us, not serving themselves.”

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