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Live stimulus updates: Senate awaits debate on Biden's COVID bill, Sen. Ron Johnson threatens to slow process

Sen. Ron Johnson has threatened to force the Senate to read the entire nearly 700-page bill out loud.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Sen. Ron Johnson Argues Against COVID-19 Relief Bill In The Weirdest Way, Becomes A Meme

A "Photoshop Battle" broke out over the Wisconsin Republican's out-of-this-world explainer graphic.
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Here are some of Sen. Ron Johnson's thoughts on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

Sen. Ron Johnson C-SPAN GOP Sen. Ron Johnson took to the Senate floor to let Americans know that $1.9 trillion is, physically, a lot of money. "I think we've grown immune to these vast amounts of money," said Johnson, who voted for the GOP's $1.5 trillion tax cut in 2017. He also displayed a graphic showing how large a stack of a trillion one-dollar bills would be. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin took to the Senate floor Wedn...
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GOP Plans Stalling Tactic Of Forcing Full, Many-Hour-Long Reading Of COVID Relief Bill

Senate Republicans on Wednesday suggested they are planning to force the chamber's clerks to fully read Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill — a stalling tactic that could take by some estimates up to 10 hours, delaying the vote. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Wray knocks down conspiracy theory that rioters were 'fake Trump protesters'

FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Tuesday that the FBI has not seen any evidence indicating that the rioters who took part in the January 6 US Capitol attack were "fake Trump protesters," knocking down a baseless claim that has been pushed by Republican Sen. Ron Johnson in recent weeks as he has sought to downplay the violence committed by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
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FBI Director Wray knocks down conspiracy theory that January 6 rioters were 'fake Trump protesters'

FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Tuesday that the FBI has not seen any evidence indicating that the rioters who took part in the January 6 US Capitol attack were "fake Trump protesters," knocking down a baseless claim that has been pushed by Republican Sen. Ron Johnson in recent weeks as he has sought to downplay the violence committed by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
Tags: Cnn, Fbi, Ron Johnson, Trump, Wray, US Capitol, Republican Sen, Chris Wray


Pelosi mistakes Wisconsin senator Ron Johnson for 'Miami Vice' star Don Johnson

​Miami is a long way from Wisconsin but that didn’t stop House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from referring to the state’s senior senator, Ron...
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Pelosi mocks McConnell for criticizing commission on the Capitol insurrection: GOP Sen. 'Ron Johnson seems to be taking the lead'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Sen. Ron Johnson JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images; Samuel Corum/Getty Images Pelosi blasted McConnell for criticizing a commission to investigate the Capitol insurrection. "He was taking a page out of the book of Senator Johnson," Pelosi said Thursday. Pelosi also accidentally called the senator "Don" Johnson. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday after he crit...
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Why Ron Johnson's fringe conspiracy theories are so alarming

It's tempting to laugh at ridiculous conspiracy theories. In fact, we should laugh at them, but we must also take them seriously when they move from the fringes into the mainstream and then, most disturbingly, into the halls of power.
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Opinion: Why Ron Johnson's fringe conspiracy theories are so alarming

It's tempting to laugh at ridiculous conspiracy theories. In fact, we should laugh at them, but we must also take them seriously when they move from the fringes into the mainstream and then, most disturbingly, into the halls of power.
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Ron Johnson's conspiracy theories are alarming

It's tempting to laugh at ridiculous conspiracy theories. In fact, we should laugh at them, but we must also take them seriously when they move from the fringes into the mainstream and then, most disturbingly, into the halls of power.
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Why Ron Johnson's fringe conspiracy theories are so alarming

Frida Ghitis writes that it's tempting to laugh at ridiculous conspiracy theories. In fact, we should laugh at them, but we must also take them seriously when they move from the fringes into the mainstream and then, most disturbingly, into the halls of power.
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Miscalculating these Democrats could end up costing Biden

• Would progressives support Covid relief package if minimum wage is taken out? Depends on how • Opinion: Why Ron Johnson's fringe conspiracy theories are so alarming
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'This is pathetic': Avlon fact-checks GOP senator's baseless conspiracy

CNN's John Avlon fact checks Sen. Ron Johnson's (R-WI) claims that Trump supporters were not primarily responsible for the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
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Avlon on Ron Johnson: Hyperpartisan denial is a hell of a drug

CNN's John Avlon fact checks Sen. Ron Johnson's (R-WI) claims that Trump supporters were not primarily responsible for the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
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The Justice Department is facing a tough climb trying to keep Capitol rioters locked up

• Analysis: Ron Johnson dropped a ridiculous conspiracy theory at the Capitol attack hearing • Takeaways from the Senate hearing on the US Capitol attack • Opinion: The truly shocking failures on the day rioters stormed the Capitol
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RonJon Dreams Of Agents Provocateurs On Jan. 6

To Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), the events of Jan 6. may all fit into a grand, left-wing conspiracy. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Ron Johnson, Senate Homeland Security Committee, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection


On the Senate floor Ron Johson makes the bizarre claim that Capitol rioters were "fake Trump supporters"

Ron Johnson is using his questioning time during the Capitol security hearing to promote a conspiracy theory that the January 6 insurrectionists weren't actually Trump supporters, but were "provocateurs" and "fake Trump protesters" pic.twitter.com/t72QkHDbaG— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) February 23, 2021 During today's Capitol security hearing, Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) said the violent insurrectionists who breached the Capitol to kill Vice President Pence and any members of Congress...
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Analysis: Ron Johnson dropped a ridiculous conspiracy theory at the Capitol attack hearing

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson has carved out quite a niche for himself in recent weeks: He's the guy willing to push wild conspiracy theories about what happened before, during and after the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.
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Ron Johnson just dropped a ridiculous conspiracy theory at the Senate Capitol attack hearing

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson has carved out quite a niche for himself in recent weeks: He's the guy willing to push wild conspiracy theories about what happened before, during and after the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.
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Ex-Capitol police chief contradicts GOP senator

During the Senate hearing on the Capitol riot, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) claimed that the vast majority of Trump supporters are pro-law enforcement but the former Capitol police chief said that many rioters at the Capitol identified themselves as police and tried to illegally enter the building.
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Ex-Capitol police chief contradicts senator

During the Senate hearing on the Capitol riot, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) claimed that the vast majority of Trump supporters are pro-law enforcement but the former Capitol police chief said that many rioters at the Capitol identified themselves as police and tried to illegally enter the building.
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Ron Johnson used the Capitol attack hearing to push a ridiculous conspiracy theory

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson has carved out quite a niche for himself in recent weeks: He's the guy willing to push wild conspiracy theories about what happened before, during and after the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.
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Analysis: Ron Johnson used the hearing to push a ridiculous conspiracy theory

Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson has carved out quite a niche for himself in recent weeks: He's the guy willing to push wild conspiracy theories about what happened before, during and after the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.
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Ex-Obama Official Launches Bid For Ron Johnson’s Senate Seat

Milwaukee Bucks executive and former Obama administration official Alex Lasry on Wednesday announced his bid to challenge Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) during next year's midterm elections. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Milwaukee Bucks exec announces run for Johnson's Senate seat

Alex Lasry, a chief executive of the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team, announced on Wednesday that he is running for Sen. Ron Johnson's...
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‘Ridiculous Revisionist History’: Johnson Pilloried For Downplaying Deadly Insurrection

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) is still out here faithfully defending ex-President Donald Trump's honor, and apparently part of that means pretending the deadly insurrection Trump incited was maybe not such a big deal after all. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
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'Asinine on every level': Keilar blasts GOP senator for riot claim

CNN's Brianna Keilar reacts to Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) stating that the Capitol riot on January 6th didn't seem like an "armed insurrection."
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'Asinine on every level': Keilar blasts GOP senator for Capitol riot claim

CNN's Brianna Keilar reacts to Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) stating that the Capitol riot on January 6th didn't seem like an "armed insurrection."
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"This didn’t seem like an armed insurrection to me. I mean 'armed,' when you hear 'armed,' don’t you think of firearms?"

"Here’s the questions I would have liked to ask. How many firearms were confiscated? How many shots were fired? I’m only aware of one and I’ll defend that law enforcement officer for taking that shot. It was a tragedy, OK? But I think there was only one."  Said Senator Ron Johnson on the radio yesterday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Guns, Law, Ron Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Ann Althouse, the Trump resistance