AP FACT CHECK: Claim against Sen. Baldwin exaggerated

11Jul - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir has repeatedly attacked incumbent U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, saying the Democrat failed to protect communities against sex offenders.

Vukmir, a state senator, is one of two leading contenders for the Republican nomination to take on Baldwin in the November election, with national control of the Senate majority possibly at stake.

A look at Vukmir’s claim:
VUKMIR: “Really, @SenatorBaldwin? You wanted to protect us from offensive school mascots but didn’t protect us from sex offenders in our communities?”

THE FACTS: Vukmir’s claim is exaggerated.

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