A GOP senator just compared the 2016 election with 9/11

Ron Johnson
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Speaking at the Wisconsin Republican Party Convention on Saturday, Sen. Ron Johnson likened the 2016 presidential election to Sept. 11's Flight 93, which crashed after the passengers decided to fight the hijackers and keep the plane from hitting its target.

"We're going to be encouraging our fellow citizens to take a vote," said Johnson, who has endorsed Donald Trump. "It may not be life and death, like the vote the passengers on United Flight 93 took, but boy is it consequential."

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