Cops Sent Out to Drag Absent Wisconsin Dems Back to Vote on Budget Repair Bill
What a shock.
The democrats skipped town today before the public employee vote today in the Wisconsin Senate. Cops were sent out to drag them back to vote on the budget repair bill. Republicans need at least one Democrat present for the vote.
Police officers are looking for Democratic Wisconsin lawmakers who were ordered to attend a vote on a bill that would strip public employees of collective bargaining rights.
No Democrats showed up for Thursday’s Senate session, meaning a vote cannot be taken. Republicans need one Democratic senator to be present. Calls to Democratic leaders were not immediately returned.
Republicans are pushing the anti-union bill proposed by GOP Gov. Scott Walker. Thousands of people clogged the halls of the Statehouse for a third straight day in opposition.
Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says law enforcement officers were searching for Democrats after they were ordered to attend the Senate session.
Michelle Malkin has more on the leftist fiasco in Wisconsin.
Althouse has pictures of the aftermath today.