Clarke says he’s leaving post to take Trump DHS job

Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke, who announced in a radio interview today he’s leaving his post to join the Trump administration, said he has several people in mind to replace him. A Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman did not confirm Clarke’s

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Wis. Dem members slam Trump for firing Comey

Dem members of the congressional delegation are slamming President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. Baldwin noted the move comes as the FBI is investigating whether members of Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to influence last year’s election.

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Source: Gableman being vetted for possible job in Trump admin

State Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman is being vetted for a possible job in the Trump administration, a source confirmed today. The source said the vetting process began before Gableman announced earlier this year he would not seek re-election. The source declined to provide details on what post Gableman may

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Ryan warns against ‘rushing to judgment’ on Russia investigation

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, suggested some of the leaks that have hit President Trump were politically motivated and said he expects former FBI Director James Comey to testify before Congress. Ryan pledged Congress will be “responsible, sober and focus only on gathering the facts” in its oversight role with

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Clarke says he’s leaving post to take Trump DHS job

Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke, who announced in a radio interview today he’s leaving his post to join the Trump administration, said he has several people in mind to replace him. A Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman did not confirm Clarke’s appointment. Clarke told conservative talk show host Vicki McKenna while

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Kurtz won’t seek rematch with Kind in 2018

Tony Kurtz, who took 43.4 percent of the vote in 2014 as he lost to Ron Kind, said he has decided against seeking a rematch with the La Crosse Dem in 2018, in part because of what he sees as a poor political climate for Republicans next year. Kurtz, an

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Ryan: Independent investigation on Russia not a ‘good idea’

House Speaker Paul Ryan today rebuffed renewed calls for an independent investigation into Russian interference with the November election following President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. “I don’t think that’s a good idea, and the reason I say that is we have three investigations going on right now,”

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Wis. Dem members slam Trump for firing Comey

Dem members of the congressional delegation are slamming President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. Baldwin noted the move comes as the FBI is investigating whether members of Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to influence last year’s election. “President Trump’s decision to make this move … is an

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