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Thursday, May 10 2018

🚮: Leah Vukmir Stands by News Release Picturing Tammy Baldwin As Member of “Team Terrorists”

May 10, 2018

“After Kevin Nicholson’s week of attacking veterans, Leah Vukmir apparently decided she needed to step up her game,” said American Bridge spokesperson Amelia Penniman. “Vukmir’s outrageous release labeling Tammy Baldwin a member of ‘Team Terrorists’ has firmly solidified the Wisconsin Republican Senate primary as a race to the bottom. Both candidates are in a tailspin of their own making, and even Wisconsin’s Republican leaders are taking notice.”

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Leah Vukmir stands by news release picturing Tammy Baldwin as member of ‘Team Terrorists’
By Bill Glauber | May 10, 2018

  • “Leah Vukmir isn’t backing down from a news release issued this week by her campaign that labeled Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin as a member of ‘Team Terrorists.'”
  • “The news release included pictures of Vukmir and CIA nominee Gina Haspel as members of ‘Team America’ while Baldwin was labeled a member of ‘Team Terrorists.’ Baldwin’s photo was paired with an image of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, principal architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.”
  • The conservative outlet ‘Right Wisconsin’ harshly criticized the image, calling the attack ‘an irresponsible campaign blunder.'” 
  • “[Republican Senator Ron] Johnson, who gained the party endorsement in 2010, said, ‘Is there a history of us winning after a knock-down drag-out primary? Probably not.'” 


 Read the full story here.

Published: May 10, 2018

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