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Capitol Notes: In Rare Rebuke, Fitzgerald Calls Trump's Use Of The Word Lynching 'Terrible'

Marti Mikkelson and JR Ross discuss the week in politics in our "Capitol Notes" conversation

State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald joined the chorus of rebukes last week of President Trump's likening the impeachment probe to a lynching. Fitzgerald called lynching a "terrible word" and instead called the impeachment probe a "political witch hunt." 

Fitzgerald is running to replace Republican Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, who is retiring in 2020.  He's rarely criticized Trump.

In this week's Capitol Notes conversation, WUWM's Marti Mikkelson asked JR Ross of what voters in the heavily-Republican 5th Congressional district might think of Fitzgerald's remarks.  

Marti was a reporter with WUWM from 1999 to 2021.