At a recent town hall meeting held by U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, a local manufacturer complained vehemently about the new tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump, saying: “I recognize this is probably a negotiating tactic, but in the meantime real families are being crushed by these tariffs right now.” > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Per his usual, U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner is holding a long slate of town halls this month. Sessions are scheduled in Washington, Jefferson, Dodge, and Waukesha counties between June 3 and June 29. Full details can be found at the Town Hall Project.
That Republicans may lose the U.S. House this fall while still hanging on to their five Wisconsin seats is a testament to how hard it is to defeat a sitting member of Congress in a district that favors their party. In Wisconsin, it’s happened only once in 40 years. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Read the public statements made about Paul Ryan’s retirement announcement by Gov. Scott Walker, state Sen. Leah Vukmir, several of Wisconsin’s Congressional delegation, and two key state legislators. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Get to know the four Wisconsin women who are part of the record-setting wave of women running for Congress in the 2018 midterm election. > Wisconsin State Journal
The Journal Sentinel asked all 10 members of Congress from Wisconsin — six Republicans and four Democrats — how they view Trump’s recent criticisms of Mueller, whether they think Mueller should be allowed to complete his job, and how they would react if Trump fired Mueller. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
U.S. Reps. Glenn Grothmann, Ron Kind and Jim Sensenbrenner all have town hall listening sessions on their schedule for the end of this month, and Sensenbrenner into April. You can find details for each at The Town Hall Project.