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    For months, Republican Senator Ron Johnson has promised to deliver a body blow to Joe Biden. Like the report being put together by William Barr and John Durham, this was one of multiple efforts to “prove” the conspiracy theories about Biden and Ukraine. That would be the same conspiracy theories that Trump tried to force Ukraine to...
    Washington (CNN)Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin will no longer be traveling with President Donald Trump on Thursday after learning that he was exposed to an individual who tested positive for Covid-19, a spokesman for the senator announced. The exposure took place on Monday and Johnson has since tested negative, but will now quarantine until...
    Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson’s office announced Thursday the Senator will be self-quarantining until September 29 after a possible exposure to coronavirus. Johnson was scheduled to travel to Wisconsin with President Donald Trump on Thursday night to a rally but will no longer be accompanying the president, due to the possible exposure of coronavirus on...
    Amos Hochstein, the former senior adviser on international energy affairs to then-Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Memo: Warning signs flash for Trump on debates Senate Republicans signal openness to working with Biden National postal mail handlers union endorses Biden MORE, is testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Thursday as part of their probe...
    As Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin nears the completion of an investigation on Joe Biden he has claimed "would certainly help" Donald Trump, he remains bullish about its prospects for influencing the upcoming election. “What our investigations are uncovering, I think, will reveal this is not somebody we should be electing president of the United States,”...
    Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson got a solid thrashing on Twitter when he posted a video of him calling President Donald Trump “the most transparent president in history.” Johnson made the comments on Greta Van Susteren‘s show Full Court Press as part of a discussion of the coronavirus pandemic and Bob Woodward‘s bombshell new book,...
    GOP Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonRomney undecided on authorizing subpoenas for GOP Obama-era probes The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by The Air Line Pilots Association - Trump, Biden couldn't be more different on climate change GOP chairman to release interim report on Biden probe 'in about a week' MORE (Wis.) on Wednesday blocked...
    Sen. Mitt Romney condemned the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee for its investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden. The Utah Republican questioned whether it was a "legitimate" use of taxpayer dollars to investigate the Obama administration's policy in Ukraine as it relates to Joe and Hunter Biden. He claimed the inquiry was...
    Washington — Republican Senator Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, pulled a planned vote on a subpoena related to an investigation into Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian gas firm that once employed Hunter Biden, while securing subpoenas targeting dozens of former Obama administration officials in a separate probe. Utah Senator Mitt Romney, a...
    A top Republican senator said he will soon release an interim report on the investigation he is spearheading into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden. "Stay tuned. In about a week, we're going to learn a whole lot more of Vice President Biden's unfitness for office," Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman...
    Sen. Ron Johnson on Monday said the Senate Homeland Security committee, which he chairs, is poised to release a damning report on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s dealings in Ukraine. “Stay tuned. In about a week we’re going to learn a whole lot more of Vice President Biden’s unfitness for office,” the Wisconsin Republican said...
    A top Republican asked Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz to open an investigation into new revelations that numerous members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team apparently wiped or otherwise deleted data from their government-issued phones. “Records indicate that at least 15 phones were wiped for various reasons including, forgotten passwords, screen damage, deletion,...
    The presence of National Guard troops and federal agents in Kenosha, Wis. were a decisive factor in the diminution of rioting that followed the shooting of Jacob Blake, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., told Fox News Radio’s “Guy Benson Show" Wednesday. “I think what we're witnessing, quite honestly, because of the decisive action taken by President Trump and...
    Tom Boggioni August 31, 2020 8:34AM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Raw Story In a highly contentious interview on CNN Sunday morning, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) repeatedly refused to condemn Kyle Rittenhouse, the Donald Trump fan accused of shooting and killing two Black Lives Matter protestors early this week. Speaking with "State of...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A group of young girls selling bracelets to help heal our community ended their summer with a fundraiser Sunday. Kamryn Johnson and her friends were at the Scheels in Eden Prairie. The girls started selling bracelets back in May to raise money for struggling communities after George Floyd’s death. They’ve raised over...
    During an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, addressed the question of select members of Congress no longer receiving in-person briefings from the Director of National Intelligence on election security issues. Instead, the briefing will come in written format, and Johnson was...
    CNN’s Dana Bash spoke with Senator Ron Johnson (R- WI) Sunday about the violence happening in cities like Kenosha and Portland. Last night one person was shot and killed during violent clashes in Portland. Bash brought up President Donald Trump’s rhetoric to ask Johnson, “Are you comfortable with the president appearing to inflame tensions...
    A top Republican senator issued a subpoena this week for testimony from Jonathan Winer, a former State Department official who helped British ex-spy Christopher Steele spread Trump-Russia allegations within the Obama administration in 2016. “Among other issues, Mr. Winer’s admitted destruction of his records related to his contacts with Christopher Steele is concerning and...
    DeJoy himself admitted at that same hearing, however, that the postal delays were real. "We had some delays in the mail and our recovery process in this should have been a few days and it’s amounted to being a few weeks," DeJoy said, discussing the slowdowns. "We all feel bad about what the dip in...
    Sen. Tom CarperThomas (Tom) Richard CarperCalifornia finalizes fuel efficiency deal with five automakers, undercutting Trump OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Trump administration finalizes plan to open up Alaska wildlife refuge to drilling | California finalizes fuel efficiency deal with five automakers, undercutting Trump | Democrats use vulnerable GOP senators to get rare win on environment Trump says he'll...
    Sen. Ron Johnson on Thursday accused his Democratic counterpart of trying to “undermine” efforts to subpoena a former Department of State official linked to dossier author Christopher Steele. Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, said on Twitter that ranking Democrat Sen. Gary Peters was using “absurd process arguments to delay or derail”...
    Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., is taking heat from Democrats for saying his investigation into the conduct of intelligence agencies under the Obama administration would help President Trump win reelection in November. "Ron Johnson just explicitly admitted that he is diverting the resources of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee away from oversight of the...
    Mark Wilson/Getty Images Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said a GOP-led investigation of intelligence agencies under Barack Obama would “certainly help Donald Trump win reelection.” “The more that we expose of the corruption of the transition process between Obama and Trump, the more we expose of the corruption...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden's son wasn't unfairly targeted by Republicans, but rather brought scrutiny on himself by serving on the board of Burisma Holdings in a conflict of interest, Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., argued on "The Story" Wednesday. "We didn't target the Bidens," Johnson told host Martha MacCallum. "We were actually looking at potential DNC...
    Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonHillicon Valley: Facebook removed over 22 million posts for hate speech in second quarter | Republicans introduce bill to defend universities against hackers targeting COVID-19 research | Facebook's Sandberg backs Harris as VP pick Republicans set sights on FBI chief as Russia probe investigations ramp up Davis: The Hall of...
    A top GOP senator faced a grilling from a conservative radio show host over not yet subpoenaing ex-officials, such as fired FBI Director James Comey, in his inquiry into the "Russiagate" controversy. Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, was pressed by Hugh Hewitt during his radio...
    Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said Tuesday that FBI Director Christopher Wray was subpoenaed as part of the committee’s broad review into the origins of the Russia investigation because Johnson “finally ran out of patience.” “Certainly my committee granted me the subpoena authorization to try and get everybody’s voluntary compliance, but it simply hasn’t worked,” Johnson told “America’s...
    Johnson has a history of selective concern about the national debt. During his first campaign for the Senate in 2010, Johnson ran as a deficit hawk, committed to spending cuts and debt reduction. "Robbing the bank accounts of future generations of Americans while creating unsustainable debt is a threat to our freedom and we must...
            by Chuck Ross  Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, subpoenaed FBI Director Christopher Wray last week for all documents related to Crossfire Hurricane, the investigation of the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia. The subpoena, issued on Aug. 6, calls for...
    President Trump’s coronavirus-related executive actions are likely constitutional, despite expressions of discontent by members of both parties, Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., told "Your World" Monday. "First of all, I think the way the president and his legal team have crafted this, [it's] pretty narrow in scope and so my guess [is], they probably have the authority under disaster...
    Matthew Chapman August 10, 2020 11:40PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Raw Story On Monday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said that he "hopes" bipartisan talks on the next round of coronavirus pandemic stimulus break down — because he doesn't want the federal government to spend any more money on it....
    Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) on Monday issued his first subpoena as part of his investigation into the FBI’s handling of the probe into the Trump campaign, as well as the unmasking of Trump campaign officials and allegations of government corruption. Johnson said in a letter dated August 10,...
    The 2020 general election “is for all the marbles,” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) told host Jerome Hudson on Friday’s edition of Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Daily. The GOP lawmaker predicted five consequences of Joe Biden and Democrats winning the White House and Congress. 1 – Google Will Reign Supreme “Google will reign supreme” if Democrats...
    A top Senate Republican defended his investigation into the Obama administration’s Ukraine policy against claims from Democrats that he is aiding a Russian disinformation operation. Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, is running joint investigations into the Trump-Russia investigators and their reliance upon British ex-spy Christopher Steele’s flawed anti-Trump...
    Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, subpoenaed FBI Director Christopher Wray last week for all documents related to Crossfire Hurricane, the investigation of the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia. The subpoena, issued on Aug. 6, calls for Wray to produce all of the documents related...
    Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonBlumenthal calls for declassification of materials detailing Russian threat to US elections Democrats try to force Trump to boost medical supplies production GOP chairmen hit back at accusation they are spreading disinformation with Biden probe MORE (R-Wis.), the chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, is subpoenaing the FBI...
    A top Republican senator subpoenaed FBI Director Christopher Wray on Monday to appear before the Senate and produce "all records" related to the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane investigation into Russian election interference and allegations of Trump-Russia collusion. The subpoena, a copy of which was obtained by the Washington Examiner, includes a request for the documents...
    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) identified Google’s suppression of Breitbart News within its search engine as an example of the technology company’s left-wing political agenda to assist the Democrat Party, offering his remarks on Friday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with host Jerome Hudson. Johnson recalled Google’s near-complete removal of Breitbart News from its search...
    Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., is hitting back against a scathing op-ed in the Washington Post by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., arguing that he never received documents relating to Joe Biden’s family nor did the CIA refuse to brief him on the matter. In a lengthy thread on Twitter, Johnson denied Blumenthal’s claims that he received...
    Sen. Ron Johnson accused the media of sensationalizing the coronavirus and stoking fear in the public. The Wisconsin Republican, who appeared on Steve Bannon's War Room: Pandemic podcast on Monday, also touted hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug has been promoted by President Trump and his allies as a treatment for COVID-19 patients despite a lack of...
    Sunday, during an appearance on Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) reacted to an interview former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett gave to Maria Bartiromo earlier in the week. Johnson dismissed Jarrett’s remarks that downplayed former President Barack Obama’s role in a 2016 investigation into the Trump presidential campaign, adding there was...
    A new Democrat-aligned outside group is targeting GOP Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold Johnson This week: Congress set for bipartisan coronavirus talks as clock ticks Congress set for messy COVID-19 talks on tight deadline Hillicon Valley: Feds warn hackers targeting critical infrastructure | Twitter exploring subscription service | Bill would give DHS cyber agency subpoena...
    Sen. Ron Johnson faces a new round of old attacks on him and suspects Democrats want to quash his investigation into Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian energy firm that previously employed Joe Biden’s son Hunter. NBC News resurrected a previously litigated story that accused the Wisconsin senator and chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and...
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Kay Ivey has set a special election to fill the Alabama House seat vacated by the death this month of Republican state Rep. Ron Johnson of Sylacauga. Ivey set the special primary for House District 33 for Oct. 6, the primary runoff, if necessary, for Nov. 3, and the general...
    (Credit: Sen. Ron Johnson) Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson blocked a bipartisan effort to make Juneteenth a federal holiday because it would cost too much. Johnson made his objection Wednesday saying the holiday would be a financial strain for taxpayers, Huff Post reported. Though he supports a federally-recognized day of remembrance to mark the end...
    Leading to the next question: Just how aware is Johnson of foreign efforts to launder fake information through his committee? Monday, top Democratic lawmakers asked FBI director Christopher Wray to provide classified briefings to Congress on an unspecified but "ongoing" "concerted foreign information campaign" targeting Congress with the aim of disrupting the 2020 presidential elections....
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The longest serving member of the Alabama House of Representatives has died. State Rep. Ron Johnson, of Sylacauga, died Tuesday of complications from liver cancer, Clay Redden, a spokesman for the House said in a news release. Johnson was 76. Johnson had served in the House since 1978. He held the...
    GOP Sen. Ron Johnson has withdrawn a proposal to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth for federal employees – saying he does “not support efforts to erase” America’s history, but was instead, attempting to save taxpayer dollars and avoid putting the U.S. “further in debt.” Johnson, amid criticism from conservatives, proposed a new amendment, which would reduce "paid leave"...
    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) claimed on Wednesday night that his proposal to eliminate Columbus Day as a federal holiday is not “deprecating Christopher Columbus’ achievements” and added that he does not support efforts to erase American history. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), who is up for reelection this year, sponsored a bipartisan bill to make Juneteenth...