Donovan, Johnson trade shots over police funding during debate

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Milwaukee mayoral candidates traded shots during a debate Monday over which of the two voted to fund or defund the police.
Acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson fired the first volley at former Ald. Bob Donovan, criticizing him for voting against the city's police budget during the four years they both served on the common council.
"So if you're not funding the department, then you're effectively defunding the department," he said at the debate, hosted by the Wisconsin Policy Forum, Greater Milwaukee Committee and Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce. "So, Bob, you voted to defund the police...

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