What Could Trump Possibly Say That Would "Cross the Line" for Sen. Johnson?

Jun 15, 2016

Trump’s Most Recent Offensive Comments Comes as a New Poll Shows a Majority of Voters Want Johnson to Unendorse Him.

Despite Trump’s allegation that the President was complicit in the tragedy in Orlando, Sen. Johnson continues to back the presumptive Republican nominee for president. The Senator has previously said that if Trump said anything that “crosses the line,” he would withdraw his support for him. Apparently, alleging the President of the United States was complicit in a terrorist attack doesn’t cross the line.

Johnson’s continued support for Trump comes as voters, and even members of his own party, flee the presumptive Republican nominee. And a Public Policy Poll out yesterday finds that Wisconsinites are tired of the “Ronald and the Donald Show.” A majority of voters want Johnson to pull his endorsement for Trump, and 45% said they are less likely to vote for Johnson because he is backing Trump.

“If claiming the president of the United States was complicit in a terrorist attack doesn’t cross the line for Senator Johnson, what does? Sadly, Senator Johnson is focused on protecting the Republican Party, not everyday Wisconsinites – a clear majority of whom want Johnson to revoke his support for Trump. It’s far past time for Senator Johnson to listen to the people of Wisconsin and make the right decision, not the politically expedient one.” — Harry Hartfield, DPW Spokesperson

Paid for by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Ben Wikler, Chair