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Wisconsin’s State Senate Majority Leader, who is reportedly under investigation for his role in a possibly illegal campaign finance scheme, has come up with a novel way to shut down the criminal probe.
On Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace grilled Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) about thousands of pages of e-mails released this week, suggesting he knew his Milwaukee County Executive staff was illegally coordinating efforts with his 2010 gubernatorial campaign.
Newly released emails and records from a former deputy Chief of Staff to Scott Walker (R) suggest that the Wisconsin governor may have been involved in -- or at least aware of -- illegal coordination between his 2010 gubernatorial campaign and his Milwaukee County Executive office.
California Supreme Court Justice Kathryn M. Werdegar owns between $100,000 and $1 million worth of Wells Fargo stock. But despite the clear conflict of interest, she did not recuse herself from helping to refuse to hear an appeal of a case in which the bank was accused of predatory lending.