LeMahieu says Senate not considering impeaching Protasiewicz


Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu said the Senate is not considering impeaching liberal Supreme Court Justice-elect Janet Protasiewicz.

"No," he told WisPolitics.com when asked if anyone's on the chopping block now that the Senate has the two-thirds majority needed to impeach someone.

During his 8th SD campaign, Rep. Dan Knodl said he would entertain impeaching Protasiewicz, sparking questions over whether Republicans would seek to use the power if they reached a two-thirds majority in the Senate.

Under the state's impeachment process, the Assembly would have to vote to impeach f...

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