Michigan State Representative
Establishment pages liked on Facebook
Ed McBroom, Beau LaFave, and Justin Amash
Refuses to do an audit of the Michigan election results.
“It’s a joke—it’s a wasted effort—it’s been a disaster.”
“It’s taken way longer than they said it would take, and it’s over budget.”
Defends Secretary of State Benson’s hand recount and her “audit”
Reporter comment: “not going down that road” of an election audit in Michigan, telling me that MI Sec. of State Benson has already conducted a couple of audits and a hand recount.
Did not even appear to know much about Kristina Karamo, Michigan grassroots SOS candidate
“Yeah, I think she’s running for Secretary of State or something.”
Called Matt DePerno, Attorney General Candidate Endorsed by Trump, a “Snake Oil Salesman”
“He’s a snake oil salesman,”
Criticized by Matt DePerno for his lack of competence and knowledge about how forensic audits work
According to DePerno, they’ve raised $317,190 in donations to their legal defense fund to date. “We have spent over $1.5 million so far, on this case,” DePerno said, asking, “What does he [Johnson] think it costs to run a forensic investigation with a team of experts?” The fearless attorney blasted Johnson for his lack of understanding about what goes into a case like the one he’s working on in Antrim County. “That just shows the level of utter incompetence that we have in our state legislature,” DePerno exclaimed, adding, “This just shows that they’ve done no internal investigation into how much a forensic audit like this costs.”
Called Republicans “Idiots” If they don’t show up in future elections
Johnson told me that if they don’t show up, “they’re idiots!” adding that it would be an “ignorant, foolish decision” not to vote and that it would mean that they’re “giving up on our country.”
Received $2,000 from liberal corporation Comcast
Accepted $2,500 from Michigan Chamber PAC
Accepted $6,000 from Betsy DeVos
Accepted $500 from Blue Cross Blue Shield
Did not have a job before deciding to run for public office
Admitted he “wasn’t supposed to win” – when referring to his State Rep race
“I’m shocked because I’m not supposed to win this thing,”
Worked for a member of the State Legislature who was expelled
MLive: “Interned for a month last summer for then-state Rep. Cindy Gamrat, before she was expelled by the Legislature”
Told Melissa Carone her claim did not add up.
““We are not seeing the poll book off by 30,000 votes, we’re not,” Johnson said.
Called Justin Amash “the best Congressman in the country.”
Accused by talk show host Rexter Rising for having “anger issues.
Requested members of the legislature sign NDA’s regarding supenonea