“I heard it the way he meant it,” the South Carolina Democrat said of Johnson, who insists his BLM comments weren't racist.
Johnson put "salt in an open wound" by saying he would have been concerned if Black Lives Matter protesters were involved, Sen. Bob Menendez said.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) faced heat after going on a radio show to talk about the Capitol insurrection.
"This isn't about race, this is about riots," declared the GOP Wisconsin senator.
“A stack of a billion dollars would actually exceed the atmosphere and extend into outer space.” Sen. Ron Johnson is using ridiculous schemes to delay Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill from passing.
A "Photoshop Battle" broke out over the Wisconsin Republican's out-of-this-world explainer graphic.
The $1.9 trillion plan is broadly popular, but that isn't stopping GOP members of Congress from lining up against it.
“There is no conspiracy theory he won’t peddle to defend Trump," CNN's Erin Burnett said of the Wisconsin Republican.
The Wisconsin Republican spent his time spreading misinformation and downplaying the riot rather than questioning law enforcement about security.
"If that was a planned armed insurrection, man, you had really a bunch of idiots," said the Wisconsin Republican in comments that have been widely condemned.