Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) PAC officially released a list of endorsements for the 2022 election cycle led by Senator Ron Johnson.
Fox News had the exclusive on this, excerpts and a link to that story are below. Senator Johnson thanked the RJC in a tweet found here.
Sen. Ron Johnson Tops List Of Republicans Endorsed By Top Jewish GOP Organization
FIRST ON FOX: The political wing of a top grassroots group that represents Jewish Republicans across the country is endorsing GOP Sen. Ron Johnson as he runs for re-election this year in the crucial battleground state of Wisconsin.
And the Republican Jewish Coalition’s (RJC) PAC, in an announcement shared first with Fox News on Wednesday, also backed nine House GOP lawmakers and four congressional candidates as it made its second round of endorsements ahead of November’s midterm elections, when Republicans aim to win back majorities in the House and Senate.
Johnson, a conservative senator first elected in the 2010 Tea Party-fueled red wave and a strong supporter of former President Trump, announced in January that he would run for a third term. Democrats view Johnson as vulnerable, and he’s one of the most heavily targeted GOP senators running for re-election this year.
The race in Wisconsin is one of a handful that could decide which party will control the Senate next year. The chamber’s currently split 50/50 between the two major political parties, but the Democrats hold the majority thanks to the tie-breaking vote of Vice President Kamala Harris through her constitutional role as president of the Senate. That means the GOP needs a net gain of just one seat to reclaim the majority it lost when it was swept in the January 2021 twin Senate runoff contests in Georgia.
In making the endorsements, RJC executive director Matt Brooks told Fox News that “we need Republicans in Congress who will fight for America’s freedom, security, and prosperity, and who support our ally, Israel. The RJC PAC enthusiastically supports these GOP incumbents and challengers, who will help Republicans take back the House and Senate majorities and will bring much-needed sanity back to Capitol Hill.”
Noting that the RJC’s PAC raised over $10 million in the 2020 cycle for its endorsed House and Senate candidates, Brooks emphasized that “the RJC PAC had a significant impact in 2020 and will continue to make a difference in highly competitive races like these. The candidates we are endorsing today are talented, principled, dedicated public leaders whose elections are top priorities for the GOP in 2022.”