Wisconsin is 'in the Wild West' after Supreme Court decision, Gov. Evers tells MSNBC

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Posted at 4:22 PM, May 14, 2020

In an interview with MSNBC Wednesday night, Governor Tony Evers said Wisconsinites are living in the Wild West after the state's Supreme Court struck down his Safer at Home order.

In the interview, MSNBC's Ali Velshi asked Evers where the state goes from here and who has authority. To that, Evers had this response: "We're in the wild west Ali. There are no restrictions at all across the state of Wisconsin."

Since Evers' interview, Milwaukee County, among others, have re-iterated their own stay at home policies.See a full list here.

He continued on to address the Tavern League's response of opening their bars across the state.

The governor said the state is in chaos but believes people will be smart and still keep themselves safe.

"People are smart in Wisconsin, they're not idiots. They're gonna do whatever they can to make sure that they're safe, but when you have no requirements anymore, that's a problem," said Evers.

Evers called it a "sad occasion" for the state and predicted we will see more deaths and more cases as people begin to open their businesses.

To see Governor Evers' full interview with MSNBC, click here.

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