Wisconsin Republican Assembly Speaker Withdraws 2020 Election Subpoenas, Pulling Plug on Probe

After firing former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman from his position as special counsel in the state’s 2020 presidential election probe, GOP state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos has withdrawn subpoenas the investigator previously issued to the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) and the mayors of Madison and Green Bay.

Vos sent letters to the mayors and WEC officials on Friday withdrawing the subpoenas, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.

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Rep. Brandtjen Turns Focus to Speaker Vos, Wisconsin Elections Commission

Now that Wisconsin’s special election investigator has been fired, one of the Republican lawmakers who led the investigation into the 2020 election wants to know what will happen with the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

Rep. Janel Brandtjen, R-Menomonee Falls, on Monday said Assembly Speaker Robin Vos needs to be as tough on the Commission as he was on former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman.

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Judge Weighing Options After Gableman Admits to Tossing Some Election Investigation Records

The state is waiting to see what comes from the latest hearing into Wisconsin’s investigation into the 2020 election.

Former Supreme Court justice and current special election investigator Michael Gableman spent about an hour testifying in Dane County Court on Thursday.

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Full Video of Interviews with Wisconsin Nursing Home Patients Who Voted in 2020 Released

The Amistad Project released the full video on Friday of Wisconsin nursing home patients who had absentee ballots cast in their name for the 2020 presidential election.

The video shows Amistad Project attorney Erick Kaardal interviewing seven Wisconsin families of nursing home patients who had absentee ballots cast for them during the 2020 presidential election despite the fact that they are in poor health. The patients’ families attested that they are unable to vote.

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Former President Trump Highlights Gableman’s Report About Wisconsin 2020 Election

Former President Donald Trump highlighted the findings of an analysis from former Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge Michael Gableman about the November 2020 election.

Gableman, who was authorized by Republicans in the state legislature to investigate the process, produced multiple concerns and noted questionable legal procedures in his 136-page report.

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Green Bay Mayor Asks for Sanctions Against Gableman in Wisconsin Election Investigation

The Mayor of Green Bay is asking for sanctions against Michael Gableman, with the Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel, for his actions in the election investigation. Eric Genrich’s attorney Jeffrey Mandell made the request in Waukesha County Circuit Court, claiming Gableman made “incorrect statements.”

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Gableman Files Approximately 70 New Subpoenas in Wisconsin Election Investigation

The Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel election investigator Michael Gableman filed 70 subpoenas in the Wisconsin election investigation in a surprise move. As reported by The Western Journal, Gableman filed subpoenas for state entities, the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC), state employees, mayoral staffers, and IT departments.

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Head of Wisconsin Election Probe Accuses Two Big-City Mayors of Coverup, Stonewalling

A former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice who is leading one of the investigations into the state’s 2020 elections says it’s clear to him there is a cover-up going on.

Former Justice Michael Gableman told the Assembly’s Committee on Elections on Wednesday that the state’s Elections Commission, its administrator, and the mayors of Madison and Green Bay have refused to answer any of his questions about the Mark Zuckerberg-funded Center for Tech and Civic Life, and continue to refuse to cooperate with the subpoenas issued in the case.

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Madison City Clerk Responds to Election Investigation Subpoena, Says Physical Handling of Records ‘Could Break Federal Law’

The Madison city clerk responded to a subpoena in the election investigation, saying that allowing auditors to physically handle the election records could potentially be breaking federal law. Maribeth Witzel-Behl is one of several city clerks and election officials served a subpoena in an ongoing election investigation by Michael Gableman, a former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice.

The subpoena is signed by Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu (R-Oostburg), Senate President Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield), and committee chair Senator Kathleen Bernier (R-Chippewa Falls). The data request asks that the city of Madison provide all “physical absentee ballot certificates for the November 2020 General Election and the results of tests on electronic voting machines used for the election.”

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Wisconsin Democrat State Rep. Accuses Racine County Sheriff of ‘Political Stunt’ over Election Investigation

State Rep. Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) has accused the Racine County Sheriff’s Office of conducting a “political stunt” after an investigation into alleged nursing home election fraud. “The Wisconsin Election Commission directed municipalities throughout Wisconsin, all 72 counties, to not follow the law,” Racine County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Michael Luell said.

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Speaker Robin Vos Details Potential Need for Extended Wisconsin Election Probe

Robin Vos

When speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) detailed that an ongoing investigation into the 2020 election may need more subpoenas.

Vos, who launched the investigation by retired Wisconsin Supreme Court justice Michael Gableman, added that the work may extend into 2022.

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Wisconsin Speaker of the House Robin Vos Says 2020 Election Investigation Documents Will Not Be Made Public Yet

Robin Vos

Wisconsin Speaker Robin Vos said on Tuesday that they will not be releasing documents pertaining to the ongoing election investigation yet. An open records lawsuit was filed by American Oversight, a liberal group who disagrees with the investigation.

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Wisconsin Democrat Attorney General Says That ‘Fake Election Investigation’ Needs to Be Shut Down

Wisconsin’s Democrat Attorney General Josh Kaul said that the “fake election investigation” needs to be shut down. Kaul called the investigation by the Office of Special Counsel and former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman a “partisan political effort” that lacks any credibility.

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Gableman Announces Cooperation from Wisconsin Cities in Election Investigation

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman announced on Friday that there has been cooperation from subpoenaed Wisconsin cities in the ongoing election audit. “Following our recent issuance of subpoenas, we have received encouraging responses from most of the city officials involved, and we expect their full cooperation in scheduled interviews and the expected transfer of all related documents, data, and communications regarding their management of the 2020 election,” Gableman said.

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Five Wisconsin Mayors to Receive Subpoenas in Ongoing Election Investigation

Five Wisconsin mayors will be receiving subpoenas as part of the ongoing election investigation. Head investigator Michael Gableman announced on Tuesday that the mayors of Green Bay, Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha, and Madison would be subpoenaed to assist in the audit.

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Election Investigator Serves Five Largest Wisconsin Cities with Subpoenas

The Wisconsin election investigator, former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman, served subpoenas to five of Wisconsin’s largest cities last week. The subpoenas are the latest step in an election audit and are asking for 2020 election records and interviews with officials from the state as well as details regarding the use of private funds.

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Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel Invites Clerks to Share Election Information, Concerns

The Wisconsin Office of Special Council, one of the state’s 2020 election auditors, is inviting county clerks to meet with them and share election information and concerns. “I would like to formally invite you to meet with me personally – in person or by phone or video call – to discuss these concerns, as well as any other thoughts of any nature that you might have about the State’s investigation,” the letter states.

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Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel Outlines Parameters of Election Investigation

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The Wisconsin Officer of Special Counsel’s Justice Michael Gableman explained the parameters of the Wisconsin election investigation in a video released Monday. Gableman stated that he works directly for “the people of Wisconsin,” saying that “the rich and the powerful have all the representation they need. I am here to make sure the same is true for everyone.”

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