MADISON, Wis | Wisconsin GOP uses rare session to weaken incoming governor

MADISON, Wis  | Wisconsin GOP uses rare session to weaken incoming governor

MADISON, Wis. — Still stinging from an election loss, Wisconsin Republicans on Monday tried to push through measures that would weaken the incoming Democratic administration and allow outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to make one last major mark on the state’s political landscape after his re-election defeat in November.

The measures, part of a rare lame-duck session, would change the 2020 presidential primary date at a cost of millions of dollars to benefit a conservative state Supreme Court justice.

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