Scott Walker, probable felon

Tonette and I kicked off the WI State Fair this morning! - SW #Walker16 by scottwalker

Fortunately, he had the foresight to stack the state judiciary with his buddies, so that all worked out:

Prosecutors believed Gov. Scott Walker committed a felony when he served as Milwaukee County Executive for his role in negotiating a lease extension for county office space and a cleaning service contract, a Wednesday court filing shows.

Walker was never charged with a crime, and has long said he was never a target of the 2011 John Doe investigation into his county office.

On Wednesday prosecutors filed into the court record a 2011 request for a search warrant that was part of the investigation. The Wednesday filing in federal court came in response to a lawsuit brought against the prosecutors, including Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm assistant district attorneys Bruce Landgraf and David Robles, by Walker aide Cindy Archer, who also was under investigation.

They wrote in the search warrant request that there was probable cause to believe Walker, Friends of Scott Walker campaign treasurer John Hiller and real estate broker Andrew Jensen together violated state public office misconduct laws in 2010.

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