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AFP Thanks Sen. Johnson and Rep. Kind

Nov 19, 2018 by AFP

Grassroots effort launched to encourage bold leadership on key priorities

MADISON, WI. – Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin (AFP-WI) on Monday launched a paid media effort including direct mail and digital advertisements thanking Senator Ron Johnson and Representative Ron Kind for their leadership. Sen. Johnson is being recognized for his leadership on working to curb out-of-control spending; and both Sen. Johnson and Rep. Kind are being encouraged to keep speaking out against harmful tariffs.  AFP’s sister organization, The LIBRE Initiative, is also launching direct mail into the district of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan encouraging him to find a permanent solution to recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

The announcement is part of AFP’s end of year push that is dedicated to forging bipartisan compromise to address criminal justice reform, immigration reform, free trade and runaway spending.

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AFP-WI State Director Eric Bott issued the following statement:

“It’s time to come together. Congress has an incredible opportunity to heal the partisan divide in our country by showing Americans that they can work together to curb out-of-control spending, put an end to a harmful trade war, and promote policies that empower individuals to achieve the American Dream. We want Wisconsinites to call on Senator Johnson, and Representatives Kind and Ryan to bring their chambers together to solve important issues before the year runs out.”


AFP is dedicated to building policy coalitions with members of both parties to help fix our broken criminal justice system, rein in spending, provide a solution for Dreamers, and promote free trade.

AFP is thanking the following U.S. Senators and Representatives for supporting U.S. jobs by opposing harmful tariffs and supporting American trade: Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chris Coons (D-DE), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Susan Collins, (R-ME), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Ron Johnson (R-WI), Mike Lee (R-UT), Ben Sasse (R-NE), Rand Paul (R-KY), and Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Representatives Terri Sewell (D-AL), Greg Meeks (D-NY), Ron Kind (D-WI), Jackie Walorski (R-IN), Kevin Brady (R-TX), Don Bacon (R-NE), Rick Larsen (D-WA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), Roger Marshall (R-KS), Warren Davidson (R-OH), and Steve Chabot (R-OH).

AFP is also asking the following Senate and House lawmakers to step up and support U.S. jobs by opposing harmful tariffs and supporting American trade: Senators Tim Scott (R-SC), Doug Jones (D-AL) and Patty Murray (D-WA), and Representatives Collin Peterson (R-MN) and Will Hurd (R-TX).

On the issue of out-of-control spending, AFP is thanking the following U.S. Senators and Representatives for voting to rein in spending: Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), John Barrasso (R-WY), David Purdue (R-GA), Ben Sasse (R-NE), Mike Lee (R-UT), James Lankford (R-OK), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Steve Daines (R-MT), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Representatives Justin Amash (R-MI), Andy Biggs (R-AZ), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Rod Blum (R-IA), Dave Brat (R-VA), Ted Budd (R-NC), Warren Davidson (R-OH), Tom Emmer (R-MN), Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Andy Harris (R-MD), Jim Jordan (R-OH), Mark Meadows (R-NC), Scott Perry (R-PA), Alex Mooney (R-WV), Thomas Massie (R-KY), John Ratcliffe (R-TX), Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) and Mark Walker (R-NC).