Wisconsin’s Attorney General Brad Schimel says he backs President Trump’s plan for a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, while his challenger opposes the move. Schimel outlined his position to the media last weekend, saying that methamphetamines in Wisconsin often come from Mexican drug cartels. > WSAU Radio
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.
At first glance, you might not expect Tammy Baldwin to be one of the more endangered of the ten Democratic senators up in 2018 who represent states carried by Donald Trump. But she is running for reelection in America’s ground zero for partisan polarization. And her numbers show it. > New York Magazine
Rep. Mark Pocan appeared on MSNBC late Sunday to discuss his job offer to recently fired Andrew McCabe, saying “People are just tired of the way the president operates.” > The Hill
A blue wave in November could end President Trump’s presidency, according to U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy. In a Friday interview on Milwaukee-area radio, Duffy said his Democratic colleagues would eagerly move to impeach Trump should they take back the majority in the fall — though they may play it coy while campaigning. > Washington Examiner
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.
Women and men have long diverged in their views of Donald Trump. But in Wisconsin, the gender gap over President Trump has grown to staggering proportions, a recent poll suggests, as his standing improves with men but remains weak with women. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel