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Us tonight from Wisconsin take a listen.
And still just got.
This -- summer recall elections is a battle force Johnson continues.
Democrats there are learning the hard way that people.
Everywhere are fed up -- big government taxing and spending.
Democrats are angry over governor Scott -- budget victory over municipal unions launched recall petitions to try and snatch back control from Republicans.
Last week the GOP beat back the challenge to keep the advantage and today.
Two Democrats found themselves in the hot seat in peril of being were called state senator Jim -- -- and state senator Robert church.
Joining me now from Wisconsin is lieutenant governor Rebecca weekly fish.
Lieutenant governor what's the latest.
Well -- the awards are just starting to report right now but truly the news is so we -- wine.
Last week we sought challenges against our brave state senators -- state aid.
During the most tumultuous time in Wisconsin state history in order to volatile I'm.
Fiscally sound legislation.
It would really help save state tax payers.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And Governor Walker was the one who truly made.
Frugality and moderation that and not all truly -- the thing that Wisconsin nights are looking forward to as we move forward because.
He did a balanced state budget -- out raising taxes.
We saw state senators last week up for recall -- Republicans who stayed while the Democrat.
Laughed and vacationed in Illinois preventing -- -- that are so they -- And we -- lieutenant governor Republicans.
We we did show an -- and in in fact this -- sent.
Governor Walker a get for award to Ronald Reagan get bored from the show we believe -- being Governor Walker and and what you're doing there in Wisconsin but -- really wanna now is.
It does it look like you're gonna win one or two those democratic seats give you a little bit more cushion for next time around what does look like.
Share we're not sure at this point I've got to be honest with you we don't have an up -- reporting.
We feel very optimistic that we may be able to take one tonight it would be a huge victory for us because we RD one last week.
Quite frankly in order to keep our majority we needed to make sure that we held on some of our seats last week the Democrats were not able to take the majority that would have -- What they wanted to deal they were able to do it -- this silent majority spoke in Wisconsin they spoke on behalf.
Of the tax payers that voted Governor Walker and office in the first place who asked the governor to do -- budget without raising taxes.
He was able to do it the silent majority backed him up last week.
I believe that they're gonna cannot force again tonight.
It's been let me ask you -- how much does it cut does the governor's office have an idea -- handle on how much.
This recall fiasco is actually gonna cost the taxpayers of Wisconsin and ultimately it may be taxpayers.
-- know what's really frustrating about these recalls Eric.
Is all of -- third party money they just piled into the state of Wisconsin you know -- a really frustrated.
With -- constant election cycle -- we have going -- all the negative ads you hear all these insults hurled.
From side after sag and people are second it you know people just want to enjoy their summer and -- get their kids to their baseball games go swimming a couple times but.
Instead you know when they -- down to relax at night they hear all these negative that I think folks after tonight.
Are going to be really excited about returning to normal and starting to.
He'll over the one issue that Wisconsin can really unite over and that is job creation and -- -- already and I -- lieutenant governor Scott Walker yeah and He has true and if He knows how to do.
9500 jobs created in the month of July more than half of what we're created in the whole country would you say thank you so much to Wisconsin lieutenant governor from technically fish.
Eric -- Manhattan is open for business absolutely congratulations.
Lieutenant governor thank you so much.
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