‘West Wing’, ‘Veep’ Casts Team Up For Fundraiser To Help Wisconsin Democrats Defeat Ron Johnson

It’s the special crossover episode that no one asked for, but we’re getting anyway as Hollywood Democrats hit the panic button ahead of November’s midterms.

NBC castings The west wing and HBO Veep will gather for a live fundraiser to help Wisconsin Democrats defeat Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) in the midterm elections and prevent Republicans from taking control of the Senate.

Their ultimate fundraising appeal comes as a recent poll shows Sen. Johnson erase his deficit against Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes (D), Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes (D), and even post a slight lead .

As Breitbart News reported, a recent poll by the Trafalgar Group has the incumbent senator leading by just over two percent to 48.7 percent of likely general election voters, with Barnes at 46.5 percent. . Barnes said he “absolutely” wants to free half of Wisconsin’s prison population.

The Wisconsin fundraiser will feature a slew of celebrities who appear to be repeating their 2020 playbook of flooding the state with Hollywood cash.

west wing stars such as Bradley Whitford, Martin Sheen, Allison Janney and Richard Schiff will join Veep the actors taken by Julia Louis-Dreyfus for the virtual event on October 9 at 8 p.m.

“Anything you donate will be used to defeat Republicans like Ron Johnson in November, ensuring Mitch McConnell doesn’t regain control of the US Senate,” the fundraiser site says.

In a comment to The Hollywood ReporterJulia Louis-Dreyfus repeated the popular midterm Democrat refrain – democracy is under threat from MAGA Republicans.

“We have partnered with The west wing because winning Wisconsin in November is crucial to saving American democracy,” she said.. “And also because when MAGA Republicans are defeated and democracy thrives and flourishes, Veep seems much funnier and less sad.

The fundraising call comes as President Joe Biden’s approval rating continues to languish at embarrassing levels, acting as dead weight for Democrats on the ticket.

As Breitbart News reported, Biden’s approval rating is underwater on all key issues listed in the latest The Economist/YouGov survey. The survey found Biden’s overall approval underwater at 7%, with a majority of 51% finding him unfavorable, compared to 44% who view him favorably.

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