Hidden Video: Wisconsin Republican Legislator Says said Republicans should “cheat like the Democrats”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel:

Two Republican lawmakers were surreptitiously filmed Thursday as one called for cheating in elections and another slammed a Capitol office door in the face of a man distributing a petition to oust Assembly Speaker Robin Vos.  

The videos of Rep. Elijah Behnke of Oconto and Rep. John Spiros of Marshfield were posted on YouTube the day after Vos imposed discipline on a member of his caucus who falsely claimed repeatedly that Wisconsin lawmakers have the power to pull back the state’s 10 electoral votes cast in 2020 for President Joe Biden. 

In one video, Behnke said Republicans should “cheat like the Democrats” in elections, joked about wanting to punch Democratic Gov. Tony Evers over his stay-at-home order,  and criticized Vos’ control over Assembly staffing. …

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