Is WI Gov. Scott Walker Now the Target of a Criminal Probe?Quicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|The Wisconsin Governor's creation of a 'legal defense fund' suggests as much...Last month, after dissecting the allegations contained in a 51-page criminal complaint [PDF] filed in late January by Milwaukee County District Attorney John T. Chisholm against Kelly M. Rindfleisch, Walker's former Deputy Chief of Staff, we reported that prosecutors are likely to be closing in on Walker himself.
The legal documents reveal that prosecutors are painstakingly examining evidence that may well place the Governor at the center of a criminal conspiracy to illegally utilize employees within the Milwaukee County Executive Office, where he served before becoming Governor in 2010, in order to engage in fundraising and campaign activities on behalf of "Friends of Scott Walker" and others.
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