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Those are the Questions.  

Questions that Scott Walker has so far refused to answer.


Scott even hired white-collar-crime defense lawyers -- to avoid answering prosecutors questions ...


Prosecutors


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Even Republican Governor Jindal is asking fellow Republican Governor Scott Walker some tough questions ...


Gov. Jindal:  Ask Walker Why He Is Under Investigation


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Republican Governor Jindal:

We can't tolerate corruption.  We can't tolerate incompetence. ...



SO, what is this "John Doe" investigation about?  And why have so many people on Walker's Executive staff already been implicated, charged, or convicted?


Scott Walker Investigation

What did he know?  And when did he know it?

Scott Walker -- Ringleader?

Illegal Activity in his Executive Office.

Secrecy and ethical transgressions.

6 Walker Associates.

15 Felonies.

3 Misdemeanors.


OK, Politics is not paddywack -- What DID these Walker Executive staff do?


Documents: Review the Evidence

[...]
Read the case files on the six known Walker associates with fifteen felonies and three misdemeanors. Two Walker associates have already been convicted.
-- Tim Russell, Scott Walker's former Deputy Chief of Staff, has been arrested and charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor for stealing thousands of dollars intended for wounded veterans and families of military servicemembers who died in Iraq and Afghanistan.
[...]

 -- Kelly Rindfleisch, Scott Walker's personal fundraiser for his campaign and his former Deputy Chief of Staff, has been charged with four felonies for sending more than 1,000 campaign emails while supposedly working on the clock for taxpayers just 25 feet from Scott Walker's office.

 -- Darlene Wink, Scott Walker's former Director of Constituent Services, has been convicted of two misdemeanors under a plea deal for planning campaigning fundraisers, including one with Sarah Palin, on taxpayer dime.

William Gardner, Scott Walker's close friend and campaign donor, was convicted of the largest campaign finance violation in Wisconsin history for illegally funneling more than $43,000 to Friends of Scott Walker.
[...]


How long has this stuff been going on?  Don't Wisconsin tax payers deserve better from their "public servants"?


Walker Investigation Timeline  

2012

March 9 Scott Walker announces that he has set up a criminal defense fund to help pay for his Chicago-based criminal defense team. According to independent legal experts and Wisconsin state statute, a criminal defense fund can only be established if Scott Walker is, "being investigated, being charged with or has been convicted of a criminal violation."
[...]

February 7
Scott Walker's longtime aide, Darlene Wink pleads guilty to doing illegal fundraising and political work on Walker's behalf.

February 6
After leading the public to believe that he was entering into meetings with corruption probe investigators as a matter of courtesy, Scott Walker admits that the prosecutors had requested a meeting.

February 3
Scott Walker issues a misleading press release in an attempt to deceive the public into thinking he "voluntarily" contacted the District Attorney's office.

Just three days later, the public would learn that Scott Walker lied and it was, in fact, prosecutors who had requested the meeting.

The press release from Walker's campaign on February 3rd also reveals that Scott Walker has retained the counsel of two high-priced, high-powered attorneys who specialize in white collar crimes.

[... the sad sordid tale continues ...]


Tom Barrett promises not to let "sleeping dogs" lie.  Barrett plans to press the ongoing 'John Doe' Investigation as a very relevant point of ethics and transparency, in tonight's Wisconsin Governor's Debate ...


Barrett says he plans to confront Walker re: John Doe during debate

by Mike Lowe, fox6now.com, Milwaukee -- May 24, 2012

MADISON — Governor Scott Walker hasn’t answered questions about the ongoing John Doe investigation into several of his aides during his time as Milwaukee’s County Executive, saying legally, he can’t. Thursday, May 24th, Milwaukee Mayor and Democratic candidate for governor Tom Barrett called on Walker again to release information on his role in the scandal, before voters take to the polls June 5th.

“This goes directly to the issue of transparency in government,” Barrett said.
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FOX6 News is helping to sponsor the gubernatorial debate Friday night, May 25th at 8:00 p.m.

The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association will moderate the hour-long event.

The debate starts at 8:00 p.m., and will be broadcast on TV 6.2 -- Channel 986 on Time Warner Cable and Channel 967 on Charter Cable.

The debate will also stream live at FOX6Now.com [Milwaukee WI.]


Two simple questions Tom Barrett will ask Walker. Any bets on whether Walker will answer them?
Will you release all emails, sent and received, between you and the people in your office who've been charged and pled guilty to criminal wrongdoing?

Will you tell us who is funding your legal defense, which has already paid more than $100,000 to criminal lawyers?

Answers


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Tomorrow's debate [Tonight Friday May 25] between Tom Barrett and Scott Walker is an opportunity for Governor Walker to tell the truth about the John Doe criminal investigation.

Don't the People of Wisconsin deserve better?   Better than the shadowy "I-take-the-Fifth" Scott Walker?


Don't the People of Wisconsin deserve the Truth?

Don't the People of Wisconsin deserve real representation that focuses on them? ... and NOT the demands of unseen Billionaires calling the plays from the background?


BarrettForWisconsin



Help Tom Barrett defeat Scott Walker -- Contribute to Tom Barrett's campaign.  


The People of America deserve better from our so-called leaders ... who would take us back to the days of the Robbers Barons  -- if we only give them opportunity to do so ...

Walker is only the beginning ... Scott Walker is just the tip of their Gilded Age spear, Version 2.0.



Originally posted to Digging up those Facts ... for over 8 years. on Fri May 25, 2012 at 10:47 AM PDT.

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