Schimel recommended others for judicial nomination he landed, including one he called ‘mentor’

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Outgoing AG Brad Schimel wrote letters of recommendation for four people who applied for the Waukesha County Circuit Court spot he was appointed to shortly after he formally conceded his failed re-election bid.
That includes Assistant AG David Maas, who Schimel called “a mentor to me,” according to documents obtained through the open records law.
When Schimel landed the appointment, Dems questioned whether it was a consolation prize after he lost his re-election bid, considering the vacancy was first noticed in September as the Republican was in a tight race with Dem Josh Kaul....

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