State Sen. Leah Vukmir
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Leah Vukmir statement about unconstitutional John Doe raids in Wisconsin

"My privacy has been violated in such a brazen way by those who targeted me, my friends, and even my family."

By - Dec 6th, 2017 04:19 pm

Brookfield, Wis. — State Sen. Leah Vukmir, R-Brookfield, issued the following statement following the release of the report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice that said her emails as far back as 2009, including personal emails with her daughter were collected, sorted and kept during the John Doe witch hunts by Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm and the now defunct Government Accountability Board:

“The upsetting news that my privacy was violated as personal emails between my daughter and I were obtained, read and kept by those who ran the John Doe investigation is absolutely appalling. This criminal behavior is inexcusable, and the individuals involved in this belong in prison.

“I am horrified to learn again just how invasive this witch hunt was into nearly every part of every major Wisconsin conservative’s life. Now it’s confirmed that it reached my own, even so far as to collect private medical information included in my emails with my daughter and stored in a file titled ‘opposition research.’

“My privacy has been violated in such a brazen way by those who targeted me, my friends, and even my family. No political motivation justifies this. The thought of my government intentionally and illegally targeting me is sickening.

“Today reminds me just how important it was that Gov. Walker, my legislative colleagues and our supporters worked to rein in the abuses of the John Doe investigations. The elimination of the Government Accountability Board was critical, and despite the fact I was specifically targeted, I have never been prouder to have authored a piece of legislation that defends our Constitutional rights.”

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2 thoughts on “Leah Vukmir statement about unconstitutional John Doe raids in Wisconsin”

  1. WashCoRepub says:

    “…even so far as to collect private medical information included in my emails with my daughter and stored in a file titled ‘opposition research.’”

    Disgusting, but unfortunately not shocking to me. This agency clearly went rogue, and effectively became an arm of the Democratic party machine. This kind of abuse of power should never happen again, on either side of the political aisle.

  2. Michael Schwister says:

    my legislative colleagues and our supporters. Colleagues are all conservative. Supporters are the Bradley Foundation gasbag network of dis-information and it’s board members that happily support the ideas of the John Birch Society and a pay to play government. Funny how corruption attracts attention. Does she mean that rich people and the people that represent them are above the law us constituents are held too?

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