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Sen. Sherrod Brown Touts Biden's Economic Recovery Plan At DNC

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, speaks at a Culinary Union hall Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, in Las Vegas.
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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, speaks at a Culinary Union hall Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, in Las Vegas.

For the third day in a row, an Ohio politician took the virtual stage at the Democratic National Convention. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) was tapped to tout Joe Biden's plan for the economy.

During his appearance, Brown spoke with Ohio business owners about the challenges of keeping their companies afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.

That includes Molly Johnson, who owns a small tooling manufacturing company in Lake County.

"You're kind of forgotten, and the president always bragging about the stock market sort of leaves a lot of small manufacturing companies behind," Brown said.

"We could use a little help right now," Johnson responded, "and it just seems we get one step forward and then two steps back."

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Brown says Biden's economic recovery plan is geared towards helping small businesses and the middle class.

Republicans in Ohio say President Donald Trump had a good economic record before the pandemic, pointing to tax cuts and the USMCA trade deal.