September 20, 2018

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ICYMI: “Former Aides Give Wisconsin Gov. Walker Re-Election Headache”

“I have never seen a situation like this where there seems to be a building insurrection for a governor running for re-election,”

A new report out from the Associated Press highlights a problem Governor Scott Walker’s campaign is facing from an unusual source: former top members of his own administration. Not only have three former cabinet secretaries spoken out against Walker for putting politics ahead of what’s best for Wisconsin, but even former GOP Governor Tommy Thompson has criticized Walker on criminal justice issues.

Read excerpts from the AP’s reporting below or see the full story online HERE.

Former aides give Wisconsin Gov. Walker re-election headache

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fights for his political life, some of the most devastating attacks aren’t coming from Democrats. They’re coming from a handful of former top officials from his own administration.

Three former Walker Cabinet secretaries have blasted the two-term Republican incumbent publicly — not through anonymous editorials or off-the-record comments. …

Read more here.