Former Walker aide Russell sentenced to 2 years in prison


by Tiffany Shepherd

MILWAUKEE—Former Governor Scott Walker aide Timothy Russell was sentenced to two years in prison and five years probation in court Tuesday.


Russell was sentenced after stealing from a veteran’s organization that he was appointed lead of by Walker.

He pleaded guilty to stealing more than $20,000 from the organization.

Russell apologized in court saying “I don’t expect that they’re going to forgive me, but I am truly truly sorry.”

But Judge David Hasnsher didn’t think that Russell’s apology was sincere.

He responded saying “There is also no true regret, remorse or repentance. I find that you don’t even have any shame,” said Judge Hansher.

Prosecutors said that Russell used the money on personal vacations for himself.



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