This ad tells the story of a veteran named Marlyn, who was over-prescribed dangerous opioids during his time as a patient at the Tomah VA facility. The ad highlights the fact that lawmakers such as then-Senator Russ Feingold failed to do anything to fix the issue. Conversely, upon learning of the scandal, Ron Johnson took action to deliver much-needed accountability.
“Service. For veterans like Marlyn, it starts with fixing our broken VA system. For years the Tomah VA put veterans like Marlyn at risk. Over-prescribed him dangerous medicines. Russ Feingold did nothing to help. Then we elected Ron Johnson. As Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee, he listened – and acted. Demanding accountability. Delivering solutions. It’s why we need Ron Johnson.”