Wisconsin Republican lawmakers seek to remove majority leader

By Brendan O’Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – Wisconsin Republican lawmakers will attempt to remove Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer from his leadership post after two women accused him of sexual harassment last week, according to local media on Sunday. The Republican caucus in the Assembly will vote on Tuesday on whether to oust Kramer, according to a statement released by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to Wispolitics.com. The paper said another woman accused him of harassing her on the airplane flight back to Wisconsin on Thursday. Kramer’s office said on Saturday he entered a treatment facility and that there would be no other comment on the matter, according to a statement on Wispolitics.com As majority leader, Kramer leads the day-to-day activities on the Assembly floor.

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