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17 Oct, 20 tweets, 7 min read
.@realDonaldTrump is in Janesville, approaching the stage as Lee Greenwood plays.
@realDonaldTrump Attendees standing behind the podium wear masks that say "MAGA"
@realDonaldTrump Trump begins Janesville speech touting the USMCA, wearing a MAGA hat.

"I was having a great hair day and then I hear you had 40 miles an hour winds."
@realDonaldTrump Trump says he wishes Wisconsin had a GOP guv so the state would be more open.

The state currently has a mask mandate but no statewide restrictions.
"They keep telling me about suburban women. I think suburban women like me," @realDonaldTrump says.
@realDonaldTrump Trump says they used to say "I had a problem with women, period."
@realDonaldTrump .@realDonaldTrump says Democrats want to pack the Supreme Court. "They could end up with 16,19,20."
@realDonaldTrump Crowd in Janesville chants "Lock her up" about Ilhan Omar, after Trump says the Minnesota congresswoman "hates our country."
@realDonaldTrump Trump says he's in Wisconsin on a cold night because if "we win Wisconsin, we win the whole ball game."

"You think I'm doing this for my health. I'm not doing this for my health."
@realDonaldTrump "If I didn't get involved there wouldn't be a Kenosha right now," Trump says.
@realDonaldTrump "I never thought Kenosha would become an important part of my life," Trump says.
@realDonaldTrump "Only in Wisconsin can this happen," Trump says when crowd starts chanting "CNN sucks" after Trump bashed journalists
@realDonaldTrump "Can you imagine if I lose? I will have lost to the worst candidate in the history of presidential politics," @realDonaldTrump says
.@realDonaldTrump says First Lady Melania Trump said JFK was good looking but his looks don't top Trump's.

Crowd starts chanting "We love you"
.@realDonaldTrump gives shoutouts to Wisconsin GOP congressman @RepGrothman, @RepBryanSteil and my parents' Illinois congressman @RepLaHood.
@realDonaldTrump @RepGrothman @RepBryanSteil @RepLaHood This feels like a very regional rally.

Trump has talked about Michigan, Minnesota and now is bashing Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, a Democrat.
Trump on Evers: "I don't know him but he's a nice guy, probably."

Crowd boos.
Trump mentions Foxconn, says companies like Foxconn won't want to do business under a Biden administration.

This is the first time Trump has mentioned Foxconn in awhile.
Trump: "I love Oshkosh. You know why? Children's clothing."
Trump concludes a 90-minute speech in Janesville with "YMCA."

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16 Oct
.@GovEvers' campaign releases ad before Nov election criticizing Republicans over pandemic response.

Six-figure ad buy on TV, digital and mail using funds raised during recall effort.
@GovEvers Response from @SenFitzgerald: "The Governor’s ad shamelessly exploits the COVID crisis to push a partisan political message. Using his own political campaign account to politicize the pandemic and baselessly attack Republicans is about as cynical as it gets."
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@WILawLiberty "As the statewide representative body of the citizens of Wisconsin, the legislature’s inaction is relevant and it weighs against judicial intervention, especially when the requested intervention will have statewide impact."
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St. Croix County judge overseeing hearing in lawsuit to invalidate Wisconsin's statewide mask mandate asks whether the relief sought -- ending the health emergency -- is a violation of separation of powers because the Legislature holds the power to end the health emergency.
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WILL attorney argues a state government requiring residents to wear face masks is invasive, says plaintiffs are aggrieved of the invasion of their liberty.
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.@GovEvers administration is asked why the virus situation in Wisconsin is worse than other states.

"This fundamentally stems from the ruling in mid May that restricted many of the tools that we have to mitigate this disease," Palm says.
@GovEvers Palm says Wisconsin has seen a "slow burn" that never reached a low enough level of infection to put the state in a better position now.
@GovEvers Evers says GOP legislative leaders' messaging on the pandemic has been inconsistent with the severity of the threat of the virus and has made it "damn hard" to get compliance.

"That sends a message of what we're trying to accomplish is baloney. It's not baloney," he says.
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