3rd U.S Congressional District Debate

Local News

(WLAX/WEUX) – The Presidential Election isn’t the only race on the ballot, two candidates for congress in western Wisconsin held a debate to win your vote.

Democratic Representative Ron Kind and Republican Candidate Derrick Van Orden held a debate today on Wiseye for the 3rd Congressional District Seat. Both candidates discussed the importance of Congress’ role in the pandemic.

Ron Kind said, “The recession we’re in right now doesn’t have to last this long, or be as deep or be as damaging and there’s a wall for congress to step in on a short term basis by time until we can develop a safe and effective vaccine.”

Derrick Van Orden said, “We have to open our businesses safely, efficiently, effectively and quickly and we do that by developing a vaccine initially right now president trump is working on under operation warp speed and therapeutics to go along with that. We have to open our economy and schools, or this won’t be the America that we know.”

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Community Calendar