Special prosecutor subpoenas Dane, Milwaukee counties for Trump communications

Ballots are stored in boxes and bags as workers recount Milwaukee County's ballots at the Wisconsin Center. Photo by Adam Kelnhofer, WisPolitics.com, Nov. 23, 2020.
Ballots are stored in boxes and bags as workers recount Milwaukee County's ballots at the Wisconsin Center. Photo by Adam Kelnhofer, WisPolitics.com, Nov. 23, 2020.

A federal special counsel has subpoenaed Dane and Milwaukee counties for communications with former President Trump, his campaign and his allies as part of a criminal investigation.

The subpoenas seek communications between June 1, 2020, and Jan. 20, 2021. They also specify 19 Trump associates whose communications are targeted. That includes Wisconsin attorney James Troupis, who represented Trump's campaign during a recount of the results in heavily Dem Dane and Milwaukee counties. He also was part of the effort to deliver a slate of false electors to Vice President Pence.

The subpoenas...

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