Barnes launches his first ad directly attacking Johnson

Dem Mandela Barnes has launched his first ad directly attacking Johnson, accusing the Oshkosh Republican of lying about the lieutenant governor's record and supporting a ban on all abortions.

Barnes' campaign said its ad is part of a multi-million dollar campaign that will run on broadcast, cable and digital throughout the state.

The ad opens with the narrator saying Johnson was "caught lying" and independent fact checkers have found his attacks on Barnes "false" and "misleading."

The narrator adds "it's Johnson's views that are alarming" and the Republican supports a ban on all abor...

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