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Hard feelings among Republicans after fight over state budgetSubmitted: 10/23/2017
Hard feelings among Republicans after fight over state budget
Story By Associated Press

MADISON - Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos calls three fellow Republicans "terrorists" over how they negotiated the state budget with Gov. Scott Walker.

Vos made the comment in an interview aired Sunday. 

Vos was referring to a deal Walker cut with three Republican state senators to veto parts of the budget they objected to in order to win their support for the larger plan.

Vos has been outspoken against the lawmakers' tactics, previously saying they were holding the budget hostage.

Vos was referring to Republican Sens. Duey Stroebel, Steve Nass, and Chris Kapenga.

Calling them terrorists elicited strong responses from Senate Republicans.

On Monday, Nass said the comment was "beyond outrageous" and that Vos should apologize.
Nass noted that he served in the Wisconsin Air National Guard for 33 years. 

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says the comment is "beyond inappropriate."

He is calling on Vos to apologize.


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