WisGOP Statement on POTUS Visit to Wisconsin December 20, 2023 MADISON, Wis — If you are covering President Joe Biden’s event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, please consider the following statement from WisGOP Chairman Brian Schimming: “From higher costs and lower wages to three consecutive quarters of declining GDP in Wisconsin, Bidenomics have failed working families. No amount of campaigning can erase the disastrous impact of the Administration’s policies on Wisconsinites.” —WisGOP Chairman Brian Schimming Background Wisconsin’s GDP has declined for three straight quarters. It is one of only six states in America that reported a decline in GDP growth in Q2. Wisconsin families are paying $10,000 more than they were in January 2021 just to maintain the same standard of living. Mortgage payments on a new home have risen 90% under the Biden Administration. Eight-in-ten Americans report their household debt is higher or the same than it was a year ago.