Congressman Sean Duffy Slams Democratic Opponents Over Marijuana Legalization

Northern Wisconsin Republican Congressman Sean Duffy is criticizing his two potential Democratic opponents for supporting the legalization of recreational marijuana in the United States.

Seventh Congressional District Democratic primary candidates Margaret Engebretson and Brian Ewert said they supported legalizing the drug in a WPR debate last week.

Duffy said marijuana could lead to harder drugs, when asked for his reaction to their statements in an interview Saturday at the Wisconsin Valley Fair in Wausau.

“I’m the father of eight kids and as a former prosecutor and now a congressman, I see what’s happening in America with a drug epidemic, from opioids to more at