Sexual assault accusations against Kramer under review

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Waukesha County district attorney is reviewing sexual assault charges against ousted Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer referred to his office by the Muskego Police Department.

Kramer was removed as majority leader by Assembly Republicans earlier this month amid allegations that he sexually harassed two women while in Washington, D.C. Kramer filed paperwork Monday stating that he would not seek re-election.

District Attorney Brad Schimel said Wednesday that charges referred earlier in the day by the police department were being reviewed. He says he isn't sure if will actually file charges based on the police report.

Schimel, a Republican, declined to comment on the details of the allegations.

Kramer's chief of staff declined to comment.

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