Mike Braun

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Mike Braun
Mike Braun, Official Portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Junior U.S. Senator from Indiana
From: January 3, 2019 – present
Predecessor Joe Donnelly
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Former State Representative from Indiana's 63rd District
From: November 5, 2014 – November 1, 2017
Predecessor Mark Messmer
Successor Shane Lindauer
Information
Party Democrat (before 2012)
Republican (2012 – present)
Spouse(s) Maureen Braun
Religion Roman Catholic

Michael K. “Mike” Braun, born March 24, 1954 (age 70), is a businessman and the current junior U.S. senator from Indiana.

Indiana House of Representatives

While in the Indiana House of Representatives, Braun has voted in favor of school vouchers,[1] against Medicaid expansion,[2] and in favor of further regulations on abortion clinics.[3]

U.S. Senate

Braun was elected to the Senate in 2018, defeating then-incumbent Joe Donnelly in flipping a Democrat-held seat.[4]

Tenure

Opposition to impeachment coup

Braun, a strong defender of Donald Trump against the House impeachment coup, has questioned Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren of ever possibly being "fair jurors".[5] He has also strongly stated the urge to get the coup "over with".[6]

2020 presidential election

See: Democrat election fraud, Dominion Voting Systems, 2020 Election fraud timeline, and Biden Putsch

Despite initially planning to object to the Biden electors following blatant election fraud in the 2020 presidential race,[7] Braun, a former Democrat, later reversed courses[8] and voted to certify the "results" after Antifa[9] and other paid protesters[10] infiltrated a peaceful protest of Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol and caused heavy vandalism.

Indiana Governor - run

On Nov 30, 2022, Braun filed paperwork to run for Indiana governor,[11] leaving his Senate seat open in 2024.

Political views

Braun, a conservative, opposes abortion, supports gun rights, and supports the construction of a border wall.[12]

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