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Republicans to discuss expelling Kramer

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Later this week, Republican leaders in the state Assembly will discuss whether to remove former Majority Leader Bill Kramer from office. 

Friday, Kramer was charged by Waukesha County prosecutors with sexually assaulting a political aide in 2011.  Those charges come on the heels of separate allegations he sexually harassed a lobbyist and legislative staffer in Washington D.C. in February. 

Assembly Republicans stripped Kramer of his leadership post after the D.C. allegations surfaced and Kramer announcing he would run for re-election in November.  Republican leaders have called on Kramer to resign.

A spokesperson for Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he plans to meet with other Republicans Thursday to discuss Kramer.  In order to expel Kramer from office, it will take a two-thirds vote of the Assembly.
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