Interesting…. Gov. Scott Walker transferred $40,000 from his campaign account to his legal defense fund on the last day of 2012, according to his latest finance report.
The transfer to the Scott Walker Trust raises new questions about the status of the long-running John Doe investigation in Milwaukee that has ensnared former aides from [...]
From Jud Lounsbury at Uppity Wisconsin comes this little gem of Republican Gov. Scott Walker claiming ignorance of the felonious criminal political activity of his Deputy Chief of Staff during Walker’s time as Milwaukee County Executive.
Scott Walker’s claim that he was completely ignorant of Kelly Rindfleisch’s criminal political activity – activity that Walker’s gubernatorial [...]
Yeah, just keep telling yourself that, Gov. Walker (emphasis added). Gov. Scott Walker said Monday in an interview with The Associated Press that he remains “absolutely” confident that he is not a subject of a criminal investigation involving former aides in his Milwaukee County office.
Walker, speaking to the AP at his Capitol office, said [...]
Republican Gov. Scott Walker as a witness in the criminal trial of his former aide Kelly Rindfleisch? Yes please! Gov. Scott Walker may be called to testify as a prosecution witness in the trial of former Walker aide Kelly Rindfleisch, a court filing shows.
Rindfleisch faces four felony misconduct charges for doing campaign work while [...]
As first reported over at Badger Democracy (a fine blog, by the way) the ongoing Milwaukee County John Doe investigation into allegations of possible wrongdoing by many in the administration of then-Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker may be headed to Madison.
In an interview with WTDY’s Dylan Brogan this morning, “No Quarter” reporter for the [...]
Yesterday Lisa noted that David Shuster has reported that Republican Gov. Scott Walker has become a target of a federal investigation being done parallel to the ongoing Milwaukee County “John Doe” investigation into whether Republican Gov. Scott Walker engaged in any criminal activity during his tenure as Milwaukee County Executive.
To date, six individuals who [...]
Earlier today the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Fran McLaughlin, who served as Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s spokeswoman from 2007 to 2010 when Walker was Milwaukee County Executive, became the 13th person given prosecutorial immunity in the ongoing Milwaukee County John Doe investigation.
McLaughlin, who now works as the spokeswoman for conservative Sheriff David Clarke, was [...]
According to Dan Bice at the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Milwaukee County Executive’s office has been obstructing the probe into the misappropriation of funds intended to help veterans and their families as far back as May, 2010.
On May 5, 2010, Assistant District Attorney Bruce Landgraf filed a petition with court officials asking if his office could [...]
From Facebook… Walker Finance Report Update: $100,000 more to criminal defense fund (70K 5/3; 30K 5/17). $50,000 from Christy “Wal-Mart” Walton & $25,000 from Houston Texans owner Bob McNair…
Just remember folks….the hundreds of thousands of dollars Scott Walker’s campaign has poured into its legal defense fund (which according to state law can only be [...]
During Friday’s debate, Tom Barrett noted that Scott Walker is the only governor in the nation with a criminal defense fund. Barrett wanted to know who was paying for the criminal defense fund, among other things. But Walker dodged Barrett’s questions and instead insisted that he’s “had a high level of integrity.” Walker’s comments opened [...]