On Thursday, June 14, 2012, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker joined the Monitor Breakfast for a conversation with reporters."
Scott Kevin Walker is an American politician and a member of the Republican Party who currently serves as the 45th Governor of Wisconsin. Walker took office on January 3, 2011, after defeating Democratic candidate Tom Barrett, attaining 52% of the vote in the November 2010 general election. Previously, Walker had served as County Executive of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, from 2002 to 2010, and prior to that had been a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1993 to 2002.
Speaking to reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker responds to critics of his controversial moves to address his state's budget issues. "My problem is… I fixed it, then talked about it," says Walker. "Most politicians talk about it, and never fix it."
Speaking to reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker calls out what he sees as a growing problem for state and local governments around the country: "Public employee benefits -- pension and healthcare -- are like a virus eating up more and more of the budget."
Speaking to reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker cautions Mitt Romney that he will need a reformer's economic vision to win over Wisconsin voters in November. "If they think, 'Here's a candidate for President who has a clear, bold plan'… He's got a shot."