In 2006, trumped-up fraud charges were brought, and later dismissed, against a low-level state employee who had actually been appointed by a former Republican administration.
In advance of today’s plea hearing for Tim Russell, Scott Walker’s closest aide, Scott Walker has spent this week making antagonistic and self-serving claims questioning the judicial independence of the John Doe proceedings, and speculating that the criminal corruption probe is “winding down” – a statement dismissed by the judge overseeing the probe as “pure conjecture.”
Contrary to the wishful conjecture of Scott Walker, the corruption probe that has resulted in criminal charges to figures at the heart of his inner circle remains very much open.
ICYMI: WALKERNOMICS: It's NOT Working; "One in five state business leaders eyes layoffs in next 6 months, survey says"
One out of every five businesses in Wisconsin will lay off employees within the next six months, according to a new report.
Seeking to clarify his role in the John Doe criminal corruption probe, Scott Walker today confirmed to reporters that he was a participant in daily phone calls between his campaign and County staffs, which included Kelly Rindfleisch, Walker’s former deputy chief of staff who was sentenced to jail time in connection with the scandal.
Scott Walker's hired guns for his 2010 gubernatorial campaign exerted heavy influence over Milwaukee County government as Walker, then county executive, ran for governor, according to an assistant district attorney who spoke this week during the sentencing of a former Walker aide.
Days after Gov. Scott Walker delivered speeches at national Republican events unveiling more of the hard-line, conservative policies he has come to be known for, a Milwaukee County prosecutor for the first time publicly connected the dots between the illegal activities of Walker’s former aides and staffers and the governor himself.
Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate on Scott Walker advocating the elimination of Wisconsin’s same-day voter registration laws.
Rep. Robin Vos is rapidly coming to understand the meaning of the phrase "be careful what you wish for." He’s been in charge of the Assembly Republicans for barely 24 hours, and he's already lost control of an un-hinged and out-of-touch caucus. The issue of the day for his members? Arresting the President.