Johnson: “I May Not Be The Best Candidate” In 2022

The Hill reports:

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said he may not be the best candidate for the 2022 midterms, ahead of what is expected to be a competitive Senate race in the Badger State. “I want to make sure that this U.S. Senate seat is retained in Republican hands,” Johnson told conservative talk show host Lisa Boothe on Wednesday.

“You see what the media’s doing to me. I may not be the best candidate. I wouldn’t run if I don’t think I could win if I don’t think I was the best person to be able to win,” he continued. The senator has yet to formally announce whether he is running or not. The Cook Political Report rates the race as a “toss-up.”

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