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Twists, turns in John Doe hard to follow? This Q and A may help
Milwaukee J-S ^ | 10 may 2014 | Patrick Marley

Posted on 05/10/2014 5:04:32 AM PDT by rellimpank

Madison — In a pingpong match of court orders this week, a federal judge halted an investigation into conservative groups' political activities, an appeals court immediately blocked that ruling and the judge then reinstated his injunction blocking the probe.

They were the latest twists and turns in the complex litigation surrounding the secret John Doe probe looking into fundraising and spending during the attempts to recall Gov. Scott Walker and state senators.

Here's a look at how the situation got to this point and where it could go next.

Q. Who launched the investigation?

A. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, a Democrat, conducted a wide-ranging probe of aides and associates to the Republican governor going back to Walker's time as Milwaukee County executive. That investigation led to six convictions, ranging from misconduct in office for campaigning on county time to stealing from a veterans fund. Walker was not charged, and that investigation was shut down in March 2013.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: walker; wisconsin; witchhunt
--for those interested in the Democrap -Walker witch hunt---
1 posted on 05/10/2014 5:04:32 AM PDT by rellimpank
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To: afraidfortherepublic

—ping—


2 posted on 05/10/2014 5:05:08 AM PDT by rellimpank (--don't believe anything the media or government says about firearms or explosives--)
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To: rellimpank
. That investigation led to six convictions, ranging from misconduct in office for campaigning on county time to stealing from a veterans fund. Walker was not charged, and that investigation was shut down in March 2013.

It should be noted that Walker himself figured out the money was missing from the Veterans' Fund and got the ball rolling to find out what happened. He is the hero of that story.
3 posted on 05/10/2014 5:19:58 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I'm a Contra" -- President Ronald Reagan)
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To: rellimpank

Just so others are aware, this paper, like most papers, is left. This article doesn’t answer questions, but is more geared to giving talking points to the progressives in Wisconsin. This explains why their subscriptions are going down.


4 posted on 05/10/2014 5:36:05 AM PDT by Seabeejas (h)
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To: rellimpank

Would any Democrat campaign stand up to similar scrutiny? I think we all know the answer to that.


5 posted on 05/10/2014 5:44:44 AM PDT by I-ambush (Don't let it bring you down, it's only castles burning.a)
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To: rellimpank

And when does the investigation into the abuses of the SEIU begin?


6 posted on 05/10/2014 6:09:29 AM PDT by Excellence (Marine mom since April 11, 2014)
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