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  • ursofulofkrap ursofulofkrap Mar 11, 2012 9:02 AM Flag

    Walker (Koch Bros. b*tch) under investigation

    Things look like they are getting closer to home for Gov. Walker (WI-R) in the FBI John Doe investigation. Naturally, late Friday (to avoid most press coverage) his campaign announced that he was setting up a legal defense fund.

    Walker claims that he does not want to use state money. However, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that there are specific reasons that one can set up such a fund under certain circumstances.

    But election lawyers said the governor’s move appeared a tacit acknowledgment that Walker is under investigation for violations of state election law.

    “If you create a legal defense fund, you are either being investigated, being charged with or have been convicted of a criminal violation of Chapter 11 or Chapter 12,” said George Dunst, a retired state election lawyer.

    “The only way you can set that up is if you are under investigation or being prosecuted,”
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