Walker sees out-of-state influence in recall

    Gov. Scott Walker is attributing the drive to recall him – along with a controversial rally at his family’s home in Wauwatosa – to out-of-state interests he says are bankrolling the effort.
    "I think there are legitimately people who have strong feelings for and against this," Walker said in a Capitol press conference. "But I don’t think anybody should be confused. The money behind this, just like the money we saw behind the recalls earlier this year, is coming from outside Wisconsin."
    Walker reiterated that he believes protesters went too far with a rally Tuesday evening near his home.
    Several hundred gathered at a Milwaukee high school and marched to the governor’s house, where volunteers gathered recall signatures among the protesters.
    Walker alleged that many of the protesters had been bused in from throughout the state, and said out-of-state money and influence "really raises the stakes and the intensity."
    "We, as elected officials, we asked for the job, we expect the scrutiny. It’s appropriate, that’s what great about America," Walker said. "But our families and even our neighbors, they don’t ask for any of this."
    Walker has attended several fundraising events out of state.
    – WisPolitics.com

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