Congressman Supports President’s National Emergency Announcement

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Michaela Madison Reporting

(August 11th) Ohio – This week President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency.

Congressman Bill Johnson is now publicly supporting the move.

He explains in a statement, “President Trump has recognized this from before he was elected – he said it many times during his campaign.”

Congressman Johnson goes on to say, “More federal help is welcome. However; despite the decision, this is not a problem we as a country are going to be able to arrest, incarcerate or legislate our way out of.”

He cites the need for teamwork and says everyone needs to be in the fight together.

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