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Feingold lays out national security plan in new TV ad

Dem Russ Feingold is going up with a new TV ad today that says “we need to be strategic and tough” to defeat ISIS.

The spot comes on the heels of U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, last week pulling back an ad that featured news footage from attacks in the U.S. and abroad while slamming Feingold as "too dangerous" for a fourth term in the Senate. Johnson intended to hold off on airing the ad following the attack in France, but several stations aired it briefly.

Feingold walks through a military museum in his spot, saying his plan is to “cut off their oil, arms supplies and cash.” He adds the use of special forces and targeted military strikes, along with better human intelligence is needed. 

He also calls for more resources “here at home” to track down and break up terrorist cells and for the U.S. to put pressure on Middle Eastern nations to “confront jihadist extremists.

“That’s what it takes to combat terrorism and protect America,” Feingold says to close the spot.

-- By JR Ross



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