HOTLINE EXTRA: RGA Paid for Walker to Watch His Packers Lose

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is seen on the field at the Georgia Dome before the NFL football NFC championship game between the Green Bay Packers and the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in Atlanta.
AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
Add to Briefcase
Jan. 24, 2017, 8 p.m.

Walker doesn't bring good luck to Aaron Rodgers and co.

The Republican Governors Association paid for Scott Walker’s trip Sunday to watch his home-state Green Bay Packers lose to the Falcons in the NFC championship in Atlanta, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. A Walker spokesman told the paper that the Wisconsin governor followed applicable laws in meeting with donors at the game in his role as chair of the Republican group.

Manchin says he'll support Tillerson

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia told Breitbart he would back Rex Tillerson as secretary of State, becoming the first Democrat to publicly offer support for the nomination. Manchin, who represents a state Donald Trump carried by 42 points, said Tillerson “will provide wise counsel and objective advice.”

Julian Castro may be looking to 2020

“A person close to” former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro told The Texas Tribune he’s “already looking past 2018 to 2020, when Democrats will no doubt be searching for a fresh face to take on Trump.” Castro was on Hillary Clinton’s short list for vice president in 2016.


Welcome to National Journal!

You are currently accessing National Journal from IP access. Please login to access this feature. If you have any questions, please contact your Dedicated Advisor.