Wisconsin Election Investigation May Be Nearing End ... Or NotAs the deadline loomed, Donald Trump issued a not-so veiled threat Monday at Assembly Speaker Robin Vos. “Anyone calling themselves a Republican in Wisconsin should support the continued investigation in Wisconsin without interference,” Trump said in a statement.
Rep. Betty McCollum Calls On Justice Clarence Thomas To ResignRep. Betty McCollum is calling for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to resign in the wake of reports on text messages Thomas' wife, Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, exchanged with former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows regarding the 2020 presidential election.
Wisconsin GOP Leader Robin Vos Rejects Election Decertification Call, Again“We don’t have the ability to unilaterally overturn the election," Vos said of 2020, repeating his long-held position. “It can’t happen.”
Wisconsin Election Officials Push Back Against 2020 ProbeRepublicans have refused to accept that President Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in Wisconsin by almost 21,000 votes, despite recounts, a state audit and court challenges that have upheld the results.
Investigator Claims Wisconsin Should Weigh Decertifying Vote; GOP Leaders Say They Won'tRepublican Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke immediately rejected the call to decertify the election, saying it was a “fool’s errand.”
Rep. Timothy Ramthun, Disciplined Over False Election Claims, To Run For State GovernorMyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, also a purveyor of false claims that Trump won the 2020 election, endorsed Ramthun, telling the crowd that filled a high school auditorium he would be “the greatest governor Wisconsin has ever seen.”
Biden Administration Cancels Lease Agreements For Proposed Mine Near Boundary WatersThe Biden administration on Wednesday canceled a move by former President Donald Trump to renew mineral rights leases for a proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Vos Attorney Says He Didn't Review Gableman RecordsAmerican Oversight argues that Vos, a Republican, should be found in contempt of court for not turning over all the responsive records related to the investigation being led by former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman. Vos says all of the responsive records have been provided.
Wisconsin Gov. Evers' Pitch For Reelection: Democracy Is At RiskWisconsin’s Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is known for his folksy demeanor, sprinkling his speeches with “by gollys” and the occasional PG-rated swear word. To win reelection, the 70-year-old grandfather and former teacher is trying to convince voters that he’s also a valiant defender of democracy and the lone figure ensuring their votes will still matter in 2024 and beyond.
Wis. Judge Rejects Attempt To Block Election SubpoenaThe ruling from Dane County Circuit Judge Rhonda Lanford is a partial victory for Michael Gableman, a former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice who was hired last year by Republicans to investigate the 2020 election.
Wisconsin GOP Leader Says There's 'Zero Chance' Of Taking Over ElectionsThe comments come after Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson in November told lawmakers that he wanted them to take over elections and tell local officials to ignore the work of the elections commission.