2d former Wisconsin supreme courtroom justice advises Republican chief towards impeachment
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 2d conservative former Wisconsin excellent courtroom justice requested to investigate taking the remarkable step of impeaching a liberal justice on Wednesday came out against it.
Former Justice Jon Wilcox instructed The related Press that there has been nothing to justify impeaching Justice Janet Protasiewicz,
as a few Republican lawmakers have floated because of feedback she made throughout the marketing campaign about redistricting and donations she widespread from the Wisconsin Democratic celebration.
“I do now not prefer impeachment,” Wilcox informed AP in a smartphone interview.
“Impeachment is some thing human beings were throwing round all the time. but I assume it's for very serious things.”
The Wisconsin charter reserves impeachment for “corrupt behavior in workplace, or for crimes and misdemeanors.”
Wilcox, along with former justices David Prosser and patience Roggensack,
have been tapped through Republican assembly Speaker Robin Vos to inspect possible impeachment.
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