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On WIZM, Sen. Johnson says Trump criminal case wouldn’t happen if Biden lost in 2020



According to US Sen. Ron Johnson, if the 2020 election had gone differently, Donald Trump wouldn’t be facing charges over classified documents taken from the White House.

That’s because he’d still be in office and Johnson adds he tried to warn Americans three years ago not to vote for Joe Biden.

Johnson on WIZM’s La Crosse Talk this week said that he and Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley announced evidence of wrongdoing by Biden well before that last election.

Ron Johnson’s interview with Mike Hayes on WIZM’s La Crosse Talk, airing weekdays 6-9 a.m.

“Quite honestly, America should have paid attention when Sen. Grassley and I showed in our report in September 2020, showing the vast financial, foreign financial entanglements of the Bidens,” Johnson told host Mike Hayes. “They should have not elected (Biden), and we wouldn’t be going down this path.”

Johnson said Trump has been “targeted” for prosecution by corrupt federal law officers and the news media.

Meanwhile, Johnson is also thinking about next year’s Senate election in Wisconsin, where Democratic US Sen. Tammy Baldwin is running for a third term.

Only four states have one Democrat and one Republican in the Senate, and Wisconsin is one of them and perhaps the most baffling to political scientists.

If it were up to Johnson, he makes it clear, he’d like another Republican to unseat Baldwin.

FILE – Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., joined at left by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks to reporters following Senate passage of the Respect for Marriage Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Nov. 29, 2022. Baldwin is seeking a third term in battleground Wisconsin. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

“She’s pretty much a rubber stamp vote for Sen. (Chuck) Schumer and Joe Biden, and take a look at that record,” Johnson said, blaming Democrats for growing debt and rising gas prices, among other things.

Republican US House Rep. Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin recently announced he would not challenge Baldwin, so it’s likely the Senate race will be a hot topic this weekend during the state Republican Convention at the La Crosse Center.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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  1. Mike

    June 15, 2023 at 7:57 am

    I warned people not to vote for Ron Johnson

  2. Gary

    June 15, 2023 at 9:16 am

    I believe Sen Ron Johnson is a senator who is crooked as most republican party members more for there party than the people sen Johnson is a big joke just like Donald trump

  3. Robert Hall

    June 15, 2023 at 9:54 am

    What an embarrassment to Wisconsin. To think he was re-elected doesn’t say much for the people of Wisconsin.

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