Sen. Blackburn Slams ‘Socialist Three’ Member Challenging Her Senate Seat

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Incumbent Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) has a new opponent in next year’s race, but she’s still prepared to “protect Tennessee.”

State Rep. Gloria Johnson (D-Knoxville) declared her campaign for the 2024 U.S. Senate race. If she clears the primary, she’ll attempt to unseat Blackburn, who has held the office since 2019.

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“Well, we’ve got the ‘Socialist three’ as I call them,” she told KWAM’s “Wake Up Memphis.”

Blackburn criticized Johnson, saying she is a “socialist” that would open up the southern border and support gender mutilation.

“This is out of step with Tennessee values,” she continued.

Listen to the full segment below:

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