‘UpFront’: Thompson downplays opposition to his appointment as Transportation secretary

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Craig Thompson, Gov. Tony Evers' pick to lead the Department of Transportation, downplayed opposition to his nomination in an interview that aired Sunday on "UpFront with Mike Gousha," produced in partnership with WisPolitics.com.
"I've been meeting with senators, and it's been really good," Thompson said. "A lot of Republican senators, and I think people agree that I'm qualified for the job."
When his nomination was announced, Republican Sens. Scott Fitzgerald and Duey Stroebel expressed displeasure. Some Republicans were unhappy with Thompson's role in the "Just Fix It" campaign when he was ...

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