51 Sheriffs Endorse Ron Johnson's Reelection, as Opponent Mandela Barnes Retracts Police Endorsements

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A bipartisan bulk of 51 Wisconsin sheriffs person endorsed Sen. Ron Johnson’s (R-WI) reelection bid successful Wisconsin, his run announced Wednesday.

The endorsements travel aft Johnson’s “defund police” Democrat opponent, Mandela Barnes, claimed to person won lone 2 endorsements from 2 progressive work constabulary officers past week. A fewer days later, those officers alerted the nationalist that they did not really enactment Barnes’ Senate campaign, an embarrassing mistake for the extremist Democrat’s chances of quelling the fears of Wisconsinites that helium wants to defund police.

“His repeated lies are an effort to distract from his enactment for defunding the constabulary and abolishing ICE. Now his endorsement ungraded continues to grow,” Johnson’s spokesperson slammed Barnes.

On Wednesday, the time aft the 2nd progressive work serviceman refuted his endorsement of Barnes, Johnson rolled retired a database of 51 sheriffs endorsing his reelection campaign.

According to a property release, “Senator Johnson has a proven way grounds of sponsoring and supporting authorities that intelligibly prioritizes instrumentality enforcement officers and the communities they serve,” Walworth County Sheriff Kurt Picknell said. “I spot him to ever person the backmost of the hardworking men and women of instrumentality enforcement to support our communities safe.”

Florence County Sheriff Dan Miller said Johnson “brings a communal consciousness attack to each the craziness successful DC and represents Wisconsin the mode it should be. I americium gladsome to enactment Sen. Ron Johnson.”

Marathon County Sheriff Scott Parks said Johnson has supported constabulary done galore challenging moments, eluding to the 2020 riots successful Kenosha:

Senator Ron Johnson has seen the convulsive acts that hap often against our instrumentality enforcement professionals crossed this Nation with galore of those actions resulting successful enactment of work deaths. Senator Johnson seeks to guarantee the information of our section and State instrumentality enforcement officers done his efforts to further the Thin Blue Line Act.

At the aforesaid time, Senator Johnson continues to marque a quality successful the lives of those persons who tin beryllium predominant instrumentality enforcement contacts by his continued efforts and enactment of The Joseph Project, which connects radical with opportunities for self-improvement and employment. I enactment Senator Johnson and would promote your enactment too.

A Tuesday canvass recovered Johnson is surging successful the polls against Barnes, starring by 4 points. Just weeks ago, Barnes was starring Johnson by a mean margin. But Barnes’ extremist grounds seems to beryllium moving against him.

Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes who is moving to go the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate speaks to reporters pursuing a run lawsuit astatine The Wicked Hop connected August 07, 2022, successful Milwaukee (Scott Olson/Getty Images).

Barnes has pushed for defunding “over-bloated” constabulary departments and allowing felons to retain the close to vote. He also believes police bash not forestall crimes.

Barnes believes in abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), permitting driver’s licenses for amerciable immigrants, and giving in-state assemblage tuition to amerciable immigrants. He has derided small concern owners arsenic “selfish” for wanting to service customers during the pandemic.

Barnes also favors an wholly government-run healthcare system, eliminating the Senate filibuster, packing the Supreme Court, and passing the Green New Deal, which would destruct the American system to reshape it into a socialist utopia.

Follow Wendell Husebø on Twitter @WendellHusebø. He is the writer of Politics of Slave Morality.
Follow Wendell Husebø on Twitter @WendellHusebø. He is the writer of Politics of Slave Morality.
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