Tag Archives: Ron Johnson

“Secret Society” Text Makes For GOP Laughingstocks

The Hill reports: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on Thursday acknowledged that “it’s a real possibility” that a reference to a “secret society” in a text message exchange between two FBI officials was made in jest. The Wisconsin Republican told CNN and ABC News that it was possible that there is no “secret society” amid an uproar from GOP officials about ...

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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson: McCain’s Vote On Obamacare Repeal Might Have Been Affected By His Brain Tumor

CNN reports: Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said Tuesday that he thinks that Sen. John McCain’s brain tumor and the early morning hours may have affected the Arizona Republican’s no vote on the Senate bill to repeal Obamacare. “We did get a call from Paul (Ryan) and he assured us that skinny repeal was not going to pass the ...

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BREAKING: Pence Casts Tie-Breaking Vote To Advance Bill To Rip Healthcare From Millions Of Americans

With the vote standing at 48-50, Sen. John McCain arrived last in the Senate chamber to cast his vote, joined by Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, in favor of advancing the bill to repeal Obamacare. With the vote then standing at 50-50, Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote. Johnson’s vote came after an “intense” but unheard discussion on the ...

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GOP Senator: Pre-Existing Conditions Coverage Is Like Insuring People Who Have Crashed Their Car [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) suggested on Sunday that people with pre-existing conditions deserved to pay more for insurance because they were like cars that had been involved in an automobile accident. The Wisconsin Republican pointed to Obamacare rules that forbid insurance companies from charging more for people with preexisting conditions. “We know why those premiums doubled,” he ...

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