In an exclusive interview with CBS 58 Milwaukee, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson discussed school safety, saying he’s supportive of arming specific teachers, and addressed President Trump’s tariffs plan which is set to go into effect on Friday. You can watch the interview here.
President Trump’s decision to announce tariffs on steel and aluminum imports has drawn warnings of a trade war by Republican critics, including by Gov. Scott Walker, who has asked Trump to reconsider. The Cap Times runs through all 10 of the state’s U.S. Senators and Representatives on where they stand regarding the tariffs.
In a major setback for Republicans, the House rejected “right-to-try” legislation Tuesday evening that would have allowed seriously ill patients to bypass the FDA to get access to experimental treatments. The Senate passed a similar measure last summer that was pushed by U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson. Washington Post
While visiting Madison Saturday for the Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner at Monona Terrace, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson weighed in on the DOJ announcement to ban bump stocks, as well as speaking to other gun control laws he would and wouldn’t support. > ABC 27 Madison
When President Trump announced his plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, plenty of Republicans took him to task, some fearing a trade war. Sen. Ron Johnson shares that fear and the particularly negative effects that could come to Wisconsin. > Cap Times
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said this week he was worried about “unintended consequences” that could result from President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports: “President Trump may like conflict but markets don’t like conflict, investors don’t like conflict,” Johnson said. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin scored a perfect 100 percent on the League of Conservation Voters’ annual environmental scorecard. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson scored a zero. The scorecard is a yardstick for evaluating the environmental records of every member of Congress. > Wisconsin Gazette