WEAU | Eau Claire, Wisconsin | News, Weather, & Sports

SkyWarn13 Weather Alert: Heavy accumulations of wet snow likely for the Northern Chippewa Valley

Wis. gov downplays presidential talk

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker is distancing himself from talk of running for president after word surfaced he's working on a memoir.

The Sentinel imprint of Penguin Group announced Tuesday Walker is writing the book with President George W. Bush's former chief speechwriter. It set for release later this year. Walker has said in the past running for president is an option although he wasn't actively pursuing it.

During a question-and-answer period with reporters Wednesday, Walker says the book is vehicle for conveying lessons he's learned as governor to other states.

Walker, who faces re-election next year, says he's satisfied with being governor and loves the job. He says he doesn't see any changes in what he called the foreseeable future.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 200277231