GOP Chair Priebus discloses true nature of right-wing coordination for Scott Walker

And here’s GOP Chairman Reince Priebus admitting the state Republican Party coordinated political efforts with outside groups like Americans for Prosperity, tea party groups, and the Grandsons of Liberty, among others.

[National GOP chair Reince] Priebus made his comments on a Saturday morning CPAC panel addressing how conservatives could fight and defeat organized labor state by state,..

“How did we do it in Wisconsin?” RNC Chair Reince Priebus asked Saturday morning. “The simplest way I can tell you is we had total and complete unity between the state party, quite frankly, Americans for Prosperity, the Tea Party groups, the Grandsons of Liberty. The [Glenn Beck-instigated] 9/12ers were involved…

Panelist Luke Hilgemann, the current Americans for Prosperity COO who formerly led the Koch-backed group’s Wisconsin efforts, told the crowd that the 2011 victory “started back in 2007 on the shores of Lake Michigan,” at a meeting of fifteen intrepid activists who’d “had enough of government overreach,” including then-Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker. Priebus, a former Wisconsin GOP head, credited the ability to pass Walker’s reforms in part to the party and Tea Party activists unifying well before the 2010 primary…

In light of revelations by Reince Priebus of coordination between the Wisconsin GOP and outside groups, James Rowen of The Political Environment has a great question: Who was there at the pivotal meeting disclosed by Reince Priebus at CPAC?


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  1. Next questions in my mind, is this illegal coordination what is covered within the JDII investigations and if not, who is responsible for initiating the investigation into the matter? IANAL.

    Any statute of limitations coming into play after approximately 7 years?

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