Johnson wants Democrats' disagreements over the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package to sink it.
Progressive and moderate Dems differ on their ambitions for the plan, while Republicans oppose it.
Johnson said: "I hope for Democrat gridlock."
Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin has said that he hopes Democrats' internal disagreements over President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion reconciliation package will cause the legislation to fail.
Johnson told Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures": "I hope for Democrat gridlock."
He added: "When it's Democrat gridlock, pray for it. I hope that's exactly what happens."
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The $3.5 trillion bill would increase taxes on the rich, expand the social safety net, and fight the climate crisis, as Insider's Kimberly Leonard reported.