Tackled Wisconsin Representative Decries ‘Armed-Palace Environment’ At Capitol | Talking Points Memo

Wisconsin state Representative Nick Milroy (D), the lawmaker who was tackled last night while trying to enter the Capitol building in Madison, said in a statement Friday that both he and the law enforcement officers involved in the incident had acted aggressively, but that “no harm was done.” He did, however, have some harsh words for what he calls the “armed-palace environment created by Gov. Walker.”Milroy said he has been “extremely frustrated by Gov. Walker’s lockdown of the Capitol this week.” For two days, he said, he has held office hours outside, “in the cold.”

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