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Wisconsin GOP leader Robin Vos defends keeping election records secret

A judge earlier this month ordered Vos to release records requested by a liberal group under...
A judge earlier this month ordered Vos to release records requested by a liberal group under the state’s open records law.(WMTV/Jeremy Nichols)
Published: Oct. 19, 2021 at 11:01 AM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is defending not releasing documents related to an ongoing investigation he ordered into the 2020 election, saying he believes the election was “tainted” but that President Joe Biden won.

A judge earlier this month ordered Vos to release records requested by a liberal group under the state’s open records law.

The group, American Oversight, filed a second lawsuit on Tuesday seeking records solely in Vos’s possession.

Vos told Wisconsin Public Radio on Tuesday that turning over records now would be like an investigator looking into a murder putting out what he knows before his work is done.

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