In Wisconsin gerrymandering case, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos refuses to testify

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Democrats suing over the maps filed court documents late Tuesday asking a panel of federal judges to force Vos to testify. "Assembly members, including Speaker Vos, have waived any claim to legislative immunity in this case by intervening as a defendant and actively participating in the litigation, including filing motions and discovery requests," attorney Ruth Greenwood wrote in her filing. Ahead of the trial in the Wisconsin case, the Democrats bringing their lawsuit want to force Vos to give a deposition and turn over documents about drawing the lines. Greenwood noted Vos and legislative aide Adam Foltz were the only two people who met with every GOP legislator in 2011 about the districts.

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