Sen. Johnson: ‘Unequal Enforcement’ of the Law a Major Concern for RepublicansEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on Sunday expressed his frustration over the “double standard” applied by Democrats when it comes to prosecuting violent acts during riots and protests. Johnson told Fox News’ Sunday Morning Futures that Republicans are really “troubled” by how Democrats fail to equally enforce the law against individuals who commit acts of violence, referring to violent rioters who terrorized cities and destroyed property over the summer during Black Lives Matter protests. Although Republicans have been actively condemning the violent acts perpetrated during the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol, he did not observe the same with his Democrat colleagues in terms of condemning the violence perpetrated by left-wing extremists, Johnson said. “That’s not the same standard that the Democrats use … in many cases [they] encouraged the riots that occurred over the summer,’ he said. “Whether it was one to $2 billion dollars of property damage, 12 …Read More

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