Central and northern Wisconsin is overall ‘Trump country,’ as the locals call it, but the southeast quarter of the state is shaky to say the least.
The scene on Tuesday night was something I had only seen in photos of war-torn countries. Men and women stood with baseball bats, hand-guns, semi-automatic rifles, and shotguns in front of their businesses and homes.
‘It is a tragedy that two people had to lose their lives before Gov. Evers was willing to set aside politics and accept President Trump’s help to restore order in Kenosha,’ said Sen. Ron Johnson.
Wisconsin Democrat Gov. Tony Evers declared a state of emergency Tuesday over the riots burning down businesses, destroying neighborhoods, and terrorizing communities in Kenosha and Madison.
Jacob Blake, 29, was in serious condition Monday after he was shot multiple times while getting into his car during what Kenosha police describe as a domestic incident.
On Sunday, Wisconsinites protested a new state-wide mask mandate by Gov. Tony Evers at a ‘We Will Not Comply’ freedom rally held in the rural town of Mosinee.
A spokeswoman for Tony Evers denied that the governor knew about the recording, bringing into question whether his staff broke the law by recording the call without either party’s knowledge.
‘Thank God the state is opening so myself and thousands can finally escape this nightmare,’ says a former restaurant manager who is still waiting for unemployment after nine weeks of being forced out of a job.
Declaring that the state’s top health official wrongly bypassed legislative oversight, the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the Evers’ administration’s extended lockdown of the state.
As some states begin loosening coronavirus lockdowns, all eyes are on Texas to see if a phased reopening can be done safely.
Wisconsin stay-at-home orders were supposed to lift Friday. Instead, thousands of protesters flooded Madison after the Evers administration extended ‘Safer at Home.’
Don’t believe everything you read in the headlines. When it comes to voter suppression in the Dairy State, the Republican Party is hardly the one to blame.
Joe Scarborough couldn’t keep from scoffing at Wisconsin Republicans during MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ Tuesday after Wisconsin election results rolled in.
If we can learn anything from Wisconsin about coronavirus and election panics, maybe it’s that it’s time to start thinking about November.
On Friday, Milwaukee election officials announced the city would open only five polling locations for the Wisconsin primary on Tuesday, April 7.
After three hotly contested elections that gained him national attention, Scott Walker is on his way out the door in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has proven himself good at defense. But our national problems require a far more cohesive offense. Or one at all.
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