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Thursday, March 5, 2015

 3:27 PM 

Ohnstad jabs Walker

Rep. Tod Ohnstad, D-Kenosha, got in a jab at Gov. Scott Walker over right-to-work and his decision to reject a casino in his home county.

Like other Dems, Ohstad complained that Walker had said right-to-work was a distraction and discouraged lawmakers from taking it up only to now embrace it as he lays the foundation for a presidential run.

"Hell, he may even pop back in Wisconsin from the campaign trail and sign it before heading back to Iowa," Ohnstad said.

The Dem, a former member of UAW Local 72, charged all of Walker's decisions these days are based on his presidential aspirations. That includes rejecting the Menominee's proposed Kenosha casino because "600 right-wing extremists in Iowa told him to."

"If those Iowans don’t believe in casino gambling, let them close one of their own," Ohnstad said.

"Governor Walker may not act like it, but he’s still the governor of this great state."


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