Vukmir rips Pocan job offer to fired FBI official McCabe


In a pair of tweets, Leah Vukmir ripped into U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan Monday for offering a job to fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, and proposed making it illegal to hire a federal employee to pad a pension. Vukmir, a state Senator, is running for the Republican nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Where does Wisconsin’s congressional delegation stand on Trump’s tariffs?


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.

Pocan: DACA fix, budget agreements would come easy if not for Paul Ryan, Tea Party


U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan doesn’t think finding a fix to DACA or passing a budget should be this hard. The reason it’s not working, he said on an episode of “Capital City Sunday” on WKOW/TV, is that Paul Ryan is subject to the whims of the Tea Party. > Cap Times

Sensenbrenner blasts Pocan for inviting Bryce to State of the Union

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U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner is taking issue with U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan for inviting a Paul Ryan challenger to Trump’s State of the Union address, calling Pocan’s move a “disheartening political stunt” and “out of bounds”. Pocan contends Sensenbrenner has little room to criticize. > Wisconsin State Journal

Wisconsin U.S. legislators react to Trump’s ‘shithole’ remark

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U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said President Trump should apologize for his comment, Speaker Paul Ryan called the remark “unhelpful”, U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy said he couldn’t defend the President’s words (watch him on YouTube), and Wisconsin Dems Baldwin, Pocan, Moore and Kind publicly condemned the comment.