Almost a year and one million dollars later, State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos has fired the man he hired to investigate the 2020 general election — former State Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman.
The dismissal comes three days after Vos barely survived a primary contest against a challenger Gableman had supported. Gableman’s investigation never turned up any evidence of widespread election fraud. The investigation cost Wisconsin taxpayers more than one-million dollars in legal expenses and salaries. Democratic Governor Tony Evers issued a one-word response to the news of Gableman’s firing — “Finally.”