Wisconsin state GOP lawmaker calls for party to 'cheat like Democrats' to win elections

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Video of state Rep. Elijah Behnke was posted online Thursday and circulated over Twitter late that night. In the wide-ranging 25-minute video, he disparages Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos. The video was posted the same day that Vos stripped a Republican state lawmaker of his only staff member.
4 months ago·Madison, United States

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abc News

Wisconsin GOP lawmaker calls for election cheating in video

A Republican Wisconsin state lawmaker has been recorded on video saying that Republicans need to “cheat like the Democrats" to win upcoming elections and that he'd like to punch Democratic Gov. Tony Evers over pandemic restrictions

4 months ago·United States
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Associated Press News

Wisconsin GOP lawmaker calls for election cheating in video

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican Wisconsin state lawmaker was recorded on video telling constituents that Republicans need to “cheat like the Democrats or bend the rules” to win upcoming elections and also made a vague threat of violence against Democratic Gov.

4 months ago·United States
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The Washington Post

Wisconsin GOP lawmaker calls for election cheating in video

A Republican Wisconsin state lawmaker has been recorded on video saying that Republicans need to “cheat like the Democrats” to win upcoming elections and that he’d like to punch Democratic Gov. Tony Evers over pandemic restrictions

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Hill

Wisconsin state GOP lawmaker calls for party to 'cheat like Democrats' to win elections

A GOP lawmaker in Wisconsin was secretly caught on video threatening to punch the state's governor and arguing Republicans need to "cheat like the Democrats" if the party wants to win future elections.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Toronto Star

Wisconsin GOP lawmaker calls for election cheating in video

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican Wisconsin state lawmaker was recorded on video saying that Republicans need to “cheat like the Democrats” to win el...

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Newsweek

Wisconsin Rep. says GOP should "Cheat" like Dems, calls Assembly leader "swamp creature"

State House Speaker Robin Vos was advised to launch an investigation into the video that features state Representative Elijah Behnke. Both are Republicans.

4 months ago·United States
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