GOPromiseBreakers: Petri Forgot He Called for Midwest Rail…Last Year


Long-time GOP seat filler U.S. Rep. Tom Petri has joined Paul Ryan and Jim Sensenbrenner in calling for Wisconsin’s rail money to go towards paying for 0.001 percent of extending the Bush tax cuts for the rich.

But turns out, he wrote a letter last year as co-chair of the Midwest Rail Caucus calling for…drum roll…high speed rail for the upper midwest.

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Scot Ross served as Executive Director of One Wisconsin Now & the Institute from 2007 to 2019.