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Doug Rogalla: Why I support Van Orden for Congress

Doug Rogalla: Why I support Van Orden for Congress

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Derrick Van Orden is a warrior; he is a retired Navy Seal.

He defended our country from the evils of the world; he swore to protect the Constitution from enemies foreign and domestic; Derrick loves our country.

On Dec. 18, 2019, when Ron Kind voted to impeach President Donald Trump for purely political reasons, Derrick said "Enough is enough" and decided to run for Congress.

What has Ron Kind done for Wisconsin in his 20-plus years in office? Can you remember one thing? Neither can I.

I do know that he votes with Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats of the House of Representatives 96.1% of the time, according to a ProPublica review.

I do know that when our Wisconsin farmers needed help, Ron Kind blocked the passage of the USMCA trade bill for more than 13 months. I do know that Ron Kind has not come out in support of our brave law enforcement officers who put their lives on the line every day. Derrick does #BackTheBadge but Ron Kind does not.

When I look into Derrick Van Orden's eyes, I see a man who I can trust and a man of integrity. I see a man who will represent the values of those that I have come to love who live here in the 3rd Congressional District.

We need a warrior in Congress. We need someone who will make the hard decisions even if unpopular.

Vote for Derrick Van Orden for Congress in the Aug. 11 Primary.

Doug Rogalla, Kendall

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