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'There's nothing racial in my comments whatsoever': Ron Johnson accuses his critics of 'using the race card'


https://www.postcrescent.com/story/news/politics/2021/03/15/ron-johnson-accuses-his-critics-using-race-card/4703615001/


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin speaks before Vice President Mike Pence at a campaign appearance at the Dairyland Power Cooperative Frank Linder Service Center in La Crosse on Sept. 7.






MADISON - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson on Monday pushed back against accusations of racism from Black lawmakers and Democrats after Johnson said the crowd that attacked the U.S. Capitol didn't worry him, but if the mob had been supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement he may have been concerned for his safety.

"There's nothing racial in my comments whatsoever," Johnson told conservative radio show host Dan O'Donnell on WISN-AM radio. "They're just using the race card as they always do."

Johnson last week told syndicated radio show host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo that he wasn't concerned about the massive crowd of supporters of President Donald Trump that attacked police officers in a melee that left five people dead, saying they "were people who love this country, that truly respect law enforcement, would never do anything to break the law."

"Now, had the tables been turned, and Joe this is going to get me in trouble had the tables been turned and President Trump won the election and tens of thousands of Black Lives Matter and antifa, I might have been a little concerned," he said in the interview.

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