US Republicans seek to curb power of newly-elected Democrat governor

US Republicans seek to curb power of newly-elected Democrat governor

US Republicans seek to curb power of newly-elected Democrat governorRepublicans in Wisconsin sought Tuesday to curb the authority of the US state's newly-elected, incoming Democratic governor, in a move critics decried as a blatant power grab. Democrat Tony Evers defeated incumbent governor Scott Walker in the November midterm elections -- a stinging loss for the GOP in one of the key swing states that handed the presidency to Donald Trump.