Senate Guidelines Committee Chair Amy Klobuchar nailed Sen. Ron Johnson for pushing conspiracy theories throughout the Capitol assault listening to.
Sen. Johnson mentioned, “Most of the marchers had been households with young children, many aged, chubby or plain drained for frail, traits not usually attributed to the riot susceptible. Many professional-police shirts or pro-police black and blue flags. Though they represented largely the working class by method and speech, some stood out. Didn’t share the jovial, pleasant, and earnest demeanor of the nice majority. Some clearly didn’t slot in. He describes 4 various kinds of folks, plain-clothed militants, provocateurs, pretend Trump protesters,s after which disciplined uniform calm protesters, I feel these are the individuals who most likely deliberate this. The overwhelming majority of Trump supporters are pro-law enforcement, and the very last thing they might do is violate the legislation.”
Video of Johnson:
Ron Johnson used his questioning time on the Capitol assault listening to to push bogus conspiracy theories and declare that Trump supporters would by no means violate the legislation. pic.twitter.com/B2SMdQEMr5
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) February 23, 2021
Sen. Klobuchar (D-MN) responded after the listening to:
Guidelines Cmte Chair Klobuchar on GOP WI Sen Johnson’s line of questioning at hrng into riot: “I knew Ron Johnson was going to be an issue..I am not one bit shocked that Ron Johnson has once more engaged in a conspiracy idea – that is what he does”
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) February 23, 2021
Sen. Johnson has been pushing the conspiracy theory that the armed insurrection never happened. It’s tough for the Senate to meet its duties of oversight when folks like Ron Johnson are abusing their place within the Senate to push conspiracy theories.
It isn’t like Johnson was making an attempt to play to Fox Information, because Fox wasn’t covering the hearing. Ron Johnson was doing what he does. Sen. Johnson toxically spreads lies and misinformation everywhere in the Senate as a result of he views it as his solely path to remaining a Senator.
Ron Johnson will stay an issue till the voters of Wisconsin kick him out of the Senate.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who’s White Home Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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