Ron Johnson on Popular Bi-Partisan Infrastructure Bill: I Didn’t Even Read It

Joe Biden recently passed his infrastructure bill through the US Senate. The most amazing aspect of the package was that it drew the support of 19 Republicans. Infrastructure, of course, is popular with all voters whether they be Democrats, Republicans or Independents.

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 10: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) participates in a Senate Foreign relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, March 10, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committee was hearing from us government officials on the situation in Ukraine. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

That doesn’t mean that Donald Trump and his MAGA disciples didn’t try to ruin the bills chances. Some senators were not going to vote for the bill no matter how much it helped their state. Ron Johnson is one of those lawmakers.

During a recent interview with Fox’s Dan Bongino, Johnson remarked, “And, I’ll be the first to admit, I didn’t read the thing. I was able to glean pretty quickly on that there was no way I was going to be able to support that pig…”

Philip Shulman, from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, remarked, “Once again, Ron Johnson’s complete lack of leadership and disregard for the office he holds is on full display. In refusing to even read the bipartisan infrastructure plan, Ron Johnson sent a very clear message to Wisconsinites that their interests and needs don’t matter to him

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