On Aug. 21, Kevin Zeese, press secretary to the [Green Party] Hawkins campaign, asked [WISGOP elections commissioner] Spindell in an email, “Who do you think would be a good lawyer to handle this case?” On Aug. 22 Spindell responded, telling Zeese to call him, and giving him his phone number. Spindell says he recommended two…
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It seems that a number of GOP legislators in Wisconsin are real estate tycoons in their own small ponds…and aren’t beyond helping themselves prosper…maybe visions of being Donald Trump dance in their heads?
MADISON – At Monday’s Milwaukee Bar Association debate, Judge Michael Screnock was presented with multiple opportunities to commit to behaving ethically on the state Supreme Court. He declined to commit to recusing himself from cases involving his major donors at every turn.
Wisconsin’s largest corporate lobbyist, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, has spent more than $1.35 million in its attempts to elect Michael Screnock. This is particularly important because WMC and its member corporations frequently are party to cases before the Supreme Court. This spending would present Screnock with a massive conflict of interest should he be elected to the Supreme Court.