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Sen. Ron Johnson said Thursday he doesn’t plan on holding “show trials” in his role as chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
But speaking about his agenda at a breakfast hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Wisconsin Republican said business interests needed to be vocal about defending themselves from the effects of “the radical left” taking more and more control during his lifetime.
“When you control our university system, when you control our education system, our news media, our entertainment media, unfortunately more and more of the courts, you really control our culture,” Johnson said. “So, for the last 40 to 50 years, you know, business has gotten demonized, and it’s wrong.”