Johnson: GOP won’t eliminate coverage guarantee


The federal guarantee of health insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions is too politically popular to be eliminated, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said Tuesday. During a conference call with constituents, Johnson said he wishes he and his fellow Republicans had succeeded in repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act when they had the chance. > AP News

Farm Bill passes Congress by large margin, but both Wisconsin Ron’s vote no


The 2018 Farm Bill passed the Senate 87-13 on Tuesday and 369-47 the next day in the House of Representatives, with the president expected to sign it. But both U.S. Rep. Ron kind and U.S. Senator Ron Johnson were in the losing minority. > La Crosse Tribune

Johnson dismisses uproar over Wisconsin GOP power grab as ‘way overblown’

Sen. Ron Johnson says the uproar over the extraordinary proposals aimed at reducing the power of incoming Gov. Tony Evers and other Democrats in Wisconsin is “way overblown.” Johnson, the senior senator from Wisconsin, downplayed its impact and expressed confidence about any potential consequences Republicans may face. > HuffPost

Johnson talks building the border wall, Russia relations and Khashoggi

While Congress goes back and forth on the border wall funding President Trump has been advocating for, some figures have been thrown out about its cost. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson gave some clarification to those numbers saying: “The President definitely deserves to have better barriers funded.” > FOX 11 Green Bay

Johnson requests briefing on Ivanka Trump’s emails

After news reports surfaced that Ivanka Trump, adviser to her father, President Donald Trump, used her personal email for government business, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is looking for some answers. > Racine Journal Times

Johnson touts immigration reform


As President Donald Trump sends thousands of American troops to the Mexican border to defend against caravans of Central American migrants and proposing to end birthright citizenship, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said he agrees with the president that the nation’s immigration system needs to be fixed. > Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

Johnson talks Pittsburgh shooting, immigration policy, midterms

When asked about the Pittsburgh shooting, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson called it both a tragedy and an isolated incident. “It’s a senseless slaughter of innocent worshipers,” the Republican Senator said. “An act of pure hate and evil. ” Johnson also says he doesn’t believe the shooting is connected to any political movement. > FOX 11 Green Bay