Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is operating for re-election, the advert wars have begun | WUWM 89.7 FM

The re-election bid of Wisconsin U.S. Senator Ron Johnson is heating up early, by way of promoting.

Johnson introduced Sunday that he is operating for a 3rd time period. In a single business launched Monday, the Republican defined why he is breaking his promise from six years in the past that he would depart Congress after serving two phrases.

“With Democrats in complete management, our nation is on a really harmful path. Should you’re able to make our nation safer and stronger, would you simply stroll away? I made a decision I can not,” Johnson stated.

Johnson additionally prompt Democrats are in charge for every little thing from the November Christmas parade deaths in Waukesha, to the 2020 civil unrest in Kenosha, after a white police officer severely wounded a Black man, Jacob Blake, Jr.

“Kenosha set on hearth. A rising variety of murders in Milwaukee, and the Waukesha Christmas parade, changed into a horrible tragedy,” Johnson stated.

A scene from one among Senator Johnson’s new adverts.

Regionally and nationally, Democrats are combating again. For instance, the Democratic Senatorial Marketing campaign Committee has launched a digital advert that argued Johnson has been within the Senate to profit himself, not Wisconsin voters.

One of many Wisconsin Democrats operating in opposition to Johnson, Alex Lasry, has launched a web based advert calling Johnson a denier of final yr’s U.S. Capitol riot and a promoter of medically harmful methods of combatting COVID-19.

The state Democratic Occasion stated it is placing up billboards criticizing Johnson. The occasion additionally held a Zoom name with well being care employees and sufferers attacking Johnson’s report.

Milwaukee nurse Charles Manning responded to the senator’s declare that the nation is on a harmful path.

“Ron Johnson has led us down this path. It is that straightforward. I do not assume Ron Johnson is aware of his head from a gap within the floor, and the one factor that speaks to him is cash and energy,” Manning stated.

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One other Democrat operating for U.S. Senate, Tom Nelson, additionally launched a brand new advert, criticizing Sen. Johnson.

Different Democratic Senate candidates embrace Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski, and Outagamie County Government Tom Nelson. All three have put out press releases or movies blasting the two-term incumbent who’s now hoping for six extra years in Washington.

Any major election within the Senate race is scheduled for Aug. 9 and the overall election is ready for Nov. 8.

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