Craig Gilbert, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Craig Gilbert

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Recent articles by Craig:

Wisconsin Democrat Baldwin says Senate acquittal is putting Trump 'above the law'

In what was almost a pure party-line set of votes, Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin voted Wednesday to convict President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment and Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson voted to acquit him. → Read More

Ron Johnson joins fellow Senate Republicans in rejecting witnesses in Trump impeachment trial

Every Senate Democrat, including Wisconsin's Tammy Baldwin, voted for witnesses. They were joined by Republicans Susan Collins of Maine and Mitt Romney of Utah. → Read More

Bolton manuscript offers different account than Sen. Ron Johnson's of Ukraine discussions with Trump

A New York Times report on a book manuscript by former Trump official John Bolton revisits a presidential meeting on Ukraine attended by Sen. Ron Johnson. → Read More

Wisconsin delegation follows partisan pattern in impeachment vote; Ron Kind votes yes

Wisconsin lawmakers broke along party lines in the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Centrist Democrat Ron Kind, after keeping his intentions quiet, voted for both articles of impeachment → Read More

On eve of a (mostly) party-line impeachment vote, Ron Kind is only undeclared lawmaker from Wisconsin

Ron Kind, a Democrat, is the only member of Congress from Wisconsin who hasn't declared how he'll vote on impeachment → Read More

Wisconsin's Jim Sensenbrenner assails impeachment inquiry at House Judiciary hearing

Sensenbrenner, the longest-serving Republican in the House, has been a vocal critic of how Democrats have pursued the impeachment. → Read More

These are the swing voters in Michigan who will sway 2020 election

Just like 2016 and 2018, next year’s election is likely to come down not just to the proverbial swing states but the swing voters that define them. → Read More

'You can’t take any of them for granted': The voters who will sway 2020's swing states

The 2020 election could come down to the swing states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Florida and the swing voters that define them. → Read More

By 'serendipity,' GOP senator lands in middle of impeachment saga, as witness and potential juror

Sen. Ron Johnson has been a witness in the House impeachment probe – and he could be a high-profile juror in the all-but-certain Senate trial → Read More

In letter to House Republicans, Ron Johnson gives most detailed account yet of his Ukraine involvement

Johnson also assailed the impeachment inquiry against President Trump as an "effort at sabotage." → Read More

Wisconsin Senator gives Republicans gives an account of his involvement with Trump, Ukraine

Johnson also assailed the impeachment inquiry against President Trump as an "effort at sabotage." → Read More

While Trump lags badly in some national polls, he's far more competitive in key battlegrounds like Wisconsin

Trump trails badly in some national polling, but surveys in key battlegrounds like Wisconsin paint a much tighter picture of the presidential race and his job approval → Read More

Ron Johnson says his involvement in Ukraine will not cause him to recuse himself from a Senate impeachment trial

Sen. Ron Johnson said his involvement in Ukraine is not a reason to recuse himself from a Senate impeachment trial. → Read More

Who's the best known justice on the Supreme Court? Brett Kavanaugh tops Ruth Bader Ginsburg

An extensive new poll of adults by Marquette University Law School finds Kavanaugh topping 86-year-old Ruth Bader Ginsburg in name recognition. → Read More

National poll: Majority of Americans lacks confidence in Pres. Trump when it comes to making Supreme Court picks

A Marquette University poll shows most Americans have little faith in President Trump's ability to pick the right person for next Supreme Court vacancy. → Read More

Resolution opposing Trump's troop withdrawal in Syria is backed by Wisconsin lawmakers in both parties

The US House voted 354-60 to condemn Pres. Trump's troop withdrawal from Syria as a boon to US adversaries, as Wisconsin lawmakers from both parties backed the resolution → Read More

How Wisconsin's D.C. delegation has reacted to the Ukraine controversy and the House impeachment inquiry

Here's a summary of where Wisconsin's elected representatives to Congress stand on the impeachment inquiry and the issues driving it. → Read More

Critics of Trump's call to Ukraine leader really 'just troubled' by his presidency, Sen. Ron Johnson says

Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said critics of President Trump are putting the worst possible spin on his call to the leader of Ukraine. He is not. → Read More

Defenders and critics of Trump draw wildly different conclusions from written record of Ukraine phone call

Wisconsin lawmakers react to Ukraine report along party lines. → Read More

A big and scary number (the federal debt) greets drivers on the highway in Milwaukee

A digital “debt clock” that displays a running 14-digit tally of the national debt, at $2 trillion and counting, was erected along I-43 in downtown Milwaukee. → Read More