Sen. Johnson Joins Senate and House Colleagues in Denouncing Treasury’s Continued Abuse of COVID Recovery Funds

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) joined a bicameral group of legislators, led by U.S. Sen. Eric Schmitt (R-Mo.), in introducing a disapproval resolution under the Congressional Review Act aimed at Treasury’s misuse of COVID recovery dollars, and their redefining of the original intention of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.

Sens. Johnson and Schmitt were joined on this resolution by Senators Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-Kan.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and on an identical U.S. House of Representatives’ resolution by Representatives Troy Balderson (R-Ohio), Kevin Hern (R-Okla.), Ben Cline (R-Va.), Michael Cloud (R-Texas), Randy Weber (R-Texas), Chuck Edwards (R-N.C.), Byron Donalds (R-Fla.), John Moolenaar (R-Mich.), Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.), Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.), Doug LaMalfa (R-Califf.), Kat Cammack (R-Fla.), Harriet Hageman (R-Wyo.), Beth Van Duyne (R-Texas), and Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.).

Read more about the group’s Feb. 1, 2024 disapproval resolution in Politico.