What you do when the Tavern League of Wisconsin endorses you: pic.twitter.com/wTo8q5BbVg
— Ron Johnson (@RonJohnsonWI) October 27, 2016
GOP senator slams down a beer after earning endorsement
Posted: 1:53 PM, Oct 27, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-27 16:53:25-04
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - He's already dodged pee from a baby while changing a diaper. Now Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is slamming a beer to get votes.
Johnson's campaign posted a video on Twitter Thursday showing him sitting at a bar pounding a beer in about 9 seconds. It was shot to celebrate his endorsement by the Tavern League of Wisconsin. The group endorsed Johnson's challenger Democratic former Sen. Russ Feingold in 2010.
As for what beer he pounded, Johnson spokesman Brian Reisinger says "of course" it was a Miller Lite.
Johnson also has a television ad showing him changing his grandson's diaper, dodging a stream of urine in the process. The message was he cleans up messes at home and in Washington.
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