Former Republican Governor's #DenimDay Post in Support of Sexual Assault Survivors Backfired Big Time for Exactly the Reason You Think
Scott Walker, Wisconsin's former Republican Governor, tweeted a picture of himself wearing jeans on Wednesday in solidarity with Denim Day, an international campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault.
"In support of sexual assault victims, I’m wearing jeans on
#DenimDay," Walker wrote.
A Wisconsin judge has issued a temporary injunction blocking a law signed by former Republican Governor Scott Walker limiting the executive authority of Tony Evers and Josh Kaul, the state's new Democratic governor and attorney general.
Walker signed the law in a last-minute lame-duck legislative session.
Reporter Just Uncovered an Awkward 2011 Headline About the Future of the Republican Party, and Wow, That Did Not Age Well
A headline from 2011 has been making the rounds on Twitter and the internet simply cannot stop reveling at its stunning irony.
Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur dug up a Politico piece by Kasey Hunt entitled: "GOP Bets Future on Wisconsin," featuring a split image of three Republican men from the Badger State who are no longer in power.
Scott Walker Just Signed a Bill to Weaken the Powers of the In-Coming Democratic Governor and Used a Questionable Chart to Claim It's Really NBD
Outgoing Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) used a Venn diagram to downplay his party's post-election stripping of the incoming Democratic governor's powers. Unfortunately, Walker doesn't seem to understand Venn diagrams.
Walker on Friday signed a bill into law limiting the executive authority of Governor-Elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-Elect Josh Kaul. At the heart of the debacle is a promise Evers made during the campaign that he would withdraw the state from a lawsuit challenging Obamacare.
Republicans in Wisconsin Are Moving Forward With an Aggressive Plan to Limit the Powers of Incoming Democratic Governor, and People Are Crying Foul
One of the major upsets of the 2018 midterms was the defeat of GOP darling—and President Donald Trump endorsed—Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin. Even outgoing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, a fellow Wisconsin Republican, stumped for Walker.
But to no avail. Democratic challenger Tony Evers defeated Walker in a close race.
Former Cabinet Secretaries of Republican Governor Up For Re-Election Just Went Off on Him in an Open Letter, and It's Savage AF
Republican Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker approval rating is one of the worst in the country and it doesn't look like he can count on recommendations from his former cabinet secretaries either.
The governor's Former secretary of the Department of Commerce Paul Jadin signed onto a scathing letter decrying Governor Walker for his fixation on self-advancement, his eagerness to bend the truth or outright lie, as well as blaming him for Wisconsin's crumbling infrastructure.
Until recently, Scott Walker was most reknowned--or notorious, depending on whom you ask--for being the governor who fought Wisconsin’s public employee unions, passed controversial “right to work” laws, and successfully defeated a recall. That may soon change. As the unofficial 2016 presidential pick of billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, Scott Walker will soon fill the airwaves with his conservative accomplishments, as well as ads attacking his opponents.
Walker has not yet declared his candidacy, but is expected to announce after the Wisconsin state budget passes in June or July. In the meantime, he has been fundraising and making speeches to Republican donors, and making clear his intentions for 2016, albeit unofficially.