Wisconsin cities: Trump should pay legal bills for challenge
Posted: Apr 5, 2021 7:28 PM CDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The cities of Green Bay, Kenosha and Racine are asking a federal judge to make former President Donald Trump pay more than $42,000 in legal fees in a case he brought challenging Wisconsin's presidential election results.
The Wisconsin State Journal reported Monday that the request for legal fees comes just days after Gov. Tony Evers asked a court to award the state more than $145,000 in legal fees from Trump related to the same lawsuit.
Trump had sought to have the Republican-controlled Legislature decide how to award the state's 10 electoral votes instead of voters, arguing that long-standing voting practices in Wisconsin were improper.