Walker defends lame-duck bills, says he’s considering line-item vetoes

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Gov. Scott Walker says the lame-duck legislation doesn't amount to "a fundamental shift in powers" away from incoming Dems Tony Evers and Josh Kaul.
Criticizing the "huge misinformation out there" about the bills, the guv told reporters at a stop in Pewaukee Tuesday Evers would still have authority to appoint cabinet officials, offer a biennial budget and wield a powerful veto pen, adding: "none of that goes away."
"So for all this hype and hysteria, much of which I think is driven by fundraising for political purposes, the bottom line is there's not a fundamental shift in powers, no matter wh...

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