Posted by on January 14, 2022 5:09 pm
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Wisconsin Governor Won’t Remove Milwaukee County DA Over Handling of Defendant in Waukesha Parade Attack

Wisconsin’s governor decided this week not to remove Milwaukee County’s district attorney because a lawyer hired by his office found a petition asking for the removal was not valid. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, tapped attorney Matthew Fleming to review the petition, which was filed last month by county residents against Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, another Democrat. Residents took issue with how Chisholm’s office requested bail of just $1,000 after Darrell Brooks was accused of ramming his vehicle into the mother of his child. Brooks, following his release, allegedly used the same vehicle to plow into a Christmas parade in Waukesha, leaving six people dead and dozens of others injured. Chisholm in a statement after the most recent crime said his office’s bail recommendation was “inappropriately low” and later blamed an assistant prosecutor who he claimed did not review an assessment that advised prosecutors to seek a …

Originally appeared on The Epoch Times

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