• 'Run, Ron, Run!': Trump urges his staunch ally Sen. Ron Johnson, who downplayed the Capitol riot, to seek reelection

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis.
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    Trump urged GOP Sen. Ron Johnson, a staunch ally of his, to run for reelection in 2022.
    "He has no idea how popular he is," Trump said in a statement Thursday. "Run, Ron, Run!"
    Johnson has represented Wisconsin since 2011 and has yet to launch a reelection bid.
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    Former President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, a controversial lawmaker who downplayed the January 6 Capitol riot, to seek a third term next year. In a statement released...
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