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Johnson: Fencing, troops unneeded; Police warn U.S. Capitol could face attack soon

Feb 28, 2021 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

MADISON - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson contended Friday that fencing and troops aren't needed at the U.S. Capitol and are in place to make Republicans appear threatening, even as police warn Congress could face another attack soon.

Speaking at a Republican Party event in suburban Milwaukee, the senator from Oshkosh argued Democrats want to create a police state after supporters of Donald Trump invaded the Capitol on Jan. 6 to try to prevent Congress from confirming that Joe Biden won November's p...