MADISON — Yesterday, Ron Johnson suggested hauling seniors out of retirement and putting them back to work.

Johnson’s attacks on Social Security and Medicare put hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin retirees at risk of losing their livelihoods and the benefits they have paid into throughout their lives.

Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes said the following in response: 

“Ron Johnson’s solution to the labor shortage: send seniors back to work. He voted to raise the retirement age. He wants to open the door to slashing Social Security. Why is Ron Johnson waging a war on our seniors and the benefits they’ve worked towards their entire lives?”

Listen to the full audio clip here.

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