Assembly Republicans go their own way in passing a bill to share state revenue. Senate Republicans are likely to make more changes, with no guarantee Gov. Evers will sign a version that isn’t negotiated jointly.
After being reelected in the midterms, state House Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and state Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu signal they may be willing to negotiate with Gov. Tony Evers on how to use the state’s record budget surplus.
Their public break-up highlights the widening fissure between Republicans who will and won’t continue placating former President Trump’s efforts to subvert the will of the voters who removed him from office.
Even as the Jan. 6 Committee meticulously outlines the ways the former president tried without merit to overturn his loss, Trump called Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to wrongly claim a state Supreme Court ruling undoes his defeat.