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Capitol Notes: Walker Weighs In On The National Anthem Debate


Last week, we saw Republican Gov. Scott Walker inserting himself into the national anthem debate. He called on all NFL players to stand during the anthem, instead of taking a knee. In doing so, Walker sided with President Trump, who's been vocal on the issue. 

It happened during a rough week for Trump, as a book and an op-ed came out, which appear to show members of his administration are very critical of him. And, Walker already has been saying that this midterm election year could be threatened by a "blue wave" that could sweep him out of office, as he's locked in a tight race with Democratic challenger Tony Evers.  

In this week's "Capitol Notes" conversation, WUWM's Marti Mikkelson asked JR Ross of wispolitics.com, why Walker entered the foray, and if he's taking a risk by aligning himself with Trump.

Marti was a reporter with WUWM from 1999 to 2021.