Scott Walker-prosecutor dodges new questions about ethics; Special prosecutor requested

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MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – Milwaukee district attorney John Chisholm, a Democrat, has criminally investigated Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker and his political allies since 2012. The so-called “John Doe investigation” – coming on the heels of an earlier, similarly sweeping, two-year investigation of Walker and his staff – has been accompanied by highly unusual court-approved “gag orders,” barring the leaders of 29 conservative groups and other Walker associates from speaking out. One of those activists, Eric O’Keefe, and the Wisconsin Club for Growth, which he runs, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit saying that the entire investigation is a political […]

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