Gov. Walker's campaign has released a flurry of responses and an attack ad, a day after a court released documents from a stalled John Doe probe.
A federal court released 266 pages of documents on Thursday, related to a John Doe probe prosecutors launched into Wisconsin's 2012 recall campaigns.
The suit claims the Government Accountability Board has illegally been helping investigate "virtually every conservative-leaning group in Wisconsin."
The Friends of Scott Walker campaign released a statement Thursday, following news reports that it may be seeking a settlement in a John Doe probe.
According to a Wall Street Journal opinion article, campaign attorney Steven Biskupic "has been negotiating with Wisconsin special prosecutor Francis Schmitz."
Prosecutors investigating ties between conservative funders and Gov. Walker's 2012 recall campaign have asked federal appeals court to let the probe continue.
Thursday morning, federal Judge Rudolph Randa issued an order that may again halt a John Doe probe, the third twist in the case, this week.
Federal Court of Appeals in Chicago acted quickly Wednesday, on a filing by Wisconsin prosecutors. They sought immediate relief from a judge's order.
Democrats and news outlets did a lot of reading Wednesday. They scanned thousands of emails and documents that a John Doe investigation uncovered and a court released.
Two entities are asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to consider the legality of a secret investigation underway, reportedly into links between Gov. Walker's campaign and conservative funders.