Madison— “Gov. Scott Walker was under criminal investigation in 2011 for misconduct in office — even as he insisted he wasn’t — over a proposed real estate deal when he was Milwaukee County executive, according to records filed Wednesday in federal court.
The Republican governor — who is running for president — was never charged with a crime, and the investigation was closed two years ago.
Wednesday’s filing shows the governor was at the center of the probe, contradicting Walker’s repeated claims at the time that he was not a target.
Milwaukee County Assistant District Attorney Bruce Landgraf declined to comment when asked whether Walker or his lawyers were informed that Walker was under investigation….”