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PowerPoint presentation from Milwaukee County DA's office used during the sentencing hearing for Kelly Rindfleisch, a former county aide to Scott Walker who reached a plea deal to settle charges......

PowerPoint presentation from Milwaukee County DA's office used during the sentencing hearing for Kelly Rindfleisch, a former county aide to Scott Walker who reached a plea deal to settle charges against her stemming from the long-running John Doe probe.

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  • 1. Kelly RindfleischSentencing Hearing November 19, 2012
  • 2. Mitigating Considerationsn  No criminal recordn  Truthful with investigators in multiple interview sessions (5) in December and January 2010n  Her cooperation was a thing of value to prosecutors, whether or not it produced useful information in the eyes of those prosecutorsn  Pledged to honestly cooperate in the prosecution of Tim Russell, in which she has given helpful and detailed information
  • 3. KR does politicsn  Kelly s first preference was not a job in politics. Defense Memo page 2.n  The truth is likely that Kelly would have taken any good paying job in late 2009.n  Indeed, she likely she would have taken a job at any time that paid better than the County.n  Ms. Rindfleisch s job with the Davis campaign is evidence of her need for additional cash.
  • 4. KR does politicsn  The fact remains, however, that Kelly has been employed in the world of politics since 1995 when she was about 26 years old.n  Politics is what Kelly knows and does.n  Based on my review of the e-mails between the campaign and Ms. Rindfleisch, people like Keith Gilkes (FOSW campaign manager) think she does a darn good job of it.
  • 5. KR does politicsn  The point? It is unlikely that she was forced into this criminal conduct by some third parties.n  She found employment based on her skill set.n  This was a world with which Ms. R was familiar.n  This was a world about which Ms. R knew the rules.
  • 6. KR knows the rules
  • 7. KR knows the rules
  • 8. KR knows the rules
  • 9. KR knows the rules
  • 10. KR knows the rulesn  These text passages concern calls.n  Ms. R knows the formula for campaign activity is, as Jim Villa (Walker confidant and former Chief of Staff) puts it, take vacation and go home.n  As we will see, almost 70% of campaign activity takes place during business hours while Ms. R is in the courthouse.
  • 11. KR knows the rules
  • 12. KR knows the rules
  • 13. KR knows the rules
  • 14. Payments to JVS Consulting
  • 15. Payments to JVS Consulting
  • 16. Payments to JVS Consulting
  • 17. Payments to JVS Consulting Xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxx
  • 18. Payments to JVS Consulting
  • 19. Fundraising on Taxpayer Time
  • 20. Fundraising on Taxpayer Time n  Sends list of possible hosts ($250 - $500 donors). n  Gets back a list of recruited hosts. n  Does the invitation (per approval) n  Puts together invitee materials (address labels, envelopes etc.) n  Works with Cullen Werwie (campaign manager) to send out materials
  • 21. Fundraising on Taxpayer Time
  • 22. Fundraising on Taxpayer Time
  • 23. Fundraising on Taxpayer Time
  • 24. Fundraising on Taxpayer Time
  • 25. Fundraising on Taxpayer Time
  • 26. Fundraising on Taxpayer Time Xxxxx x X X X X X X X X X X x
  • 27. Facts about Davis Activityn  February 3, 2010 – July 13, 2010n  2196 Davis related e-mailsn  Of the Davis related e-mails, 1491 (68%) were sent between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on business days (i.e., weekends, off-days & holidays excluded)n  No clear pattern as to time (e.g., before 8, a.m., during noon hour or after 4 p.m.)
  • 28. This was a 24/7 job, including weekends.
  • 29. The 24/7 jobn  Promoted to Chief of Staff, March 15, 2010 XXXXX $59,560.384 per year
  • 30. The 24/7 jobn  This was a 24/7 job, including weekends. Defense memo page 3.n  No one doubts that Kelly Rindfleisch works hard.n  The question remains, what was she working on and was it for the benefit of the taxpayers?
  • 31. The 24/7 job
  • 32. CEX /Campaign Conference Calls
  • 33. Campaign Conference Calls xxxxxxxxxxx
  • 34. Campaign Conference Calls
  • 35. Close Contact with Campaign
  • 36. Close Contact with Campaignn  January 15, 2010 – October 21, 2010n  3,486 e-mails either from Gilkes (FOSW Campaign Manager) Bader (FOSW Communications Director) or Thompson (Deputy Campaign Manager) or to Gilkes Bader or Thompsonn  2, 216 (64%) sent Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on business days (i.e., weekends, off-days & holidays excluded)n  No clear pattern as to time (e.g., before 8 a.m., during the noon hour or after 4 p.m.)
  • 37. CEX/Campaign Media Group
  • 38. CEX/Campaign Media Groupn  Ms. Rindfleisch was selected to serve on the media group.n  Not a single communiqué from the Office of the County Executive was published without review by the media group.
  • 39. CEX/Campaign Media Groupn  Who?n  County Executive / Candidate Scott Walkern  Campaign Consultant R.J. Johnsonn  Campaign Manager Keith Gilkesn  Campaign Publicist Jill Badern  County Chief of Staff Tom Nardellin  County Deputy Chief of Staff Kelly Rindfleischn  County Communications Director Fran McLaughlin
  • 40. CEX/Campaign Media Group xxx xxx xxx
  • 41. CEX/Campaign Media Group
  • 42. CEX/Campaign Media Group
  • 43. CEX/Campaign Media Group
  • 44. CEX/Campaign Media Group
  • 45. CEX/Campaign Media Group xxx xxx xxx
  • 46. Research for Campaign Literature
  • 47. Research for Campaign Literature
  • 48. Research for Campaign Literature
  • 49. Research for Campaign Literature
  • 50. Research for Campaign Literature
  • 51. Research for Campaign Literature xxx
  • 52. Research for Campaign Literature
  • 53. Research for Campaign Literature
  • 54. Research for Campaign Literature
  • 55. Research for Campaign Literature
  • 56. Research for Campaign Literature xxx
  • 57. More for the Campaign
  • 58. More for the Campaign
  • 59. More for the Campaign xxx
  • 60. More for the Campaign
  • 61. More for the Campaign
  • 62. More for the Campaign
  • 63. More for the Campaign xxx
  • 64. More for the Campaign
  • 65. More for the Campaign
  • 66. More for the Campaign xxx xxx
  • 67. Interaction with Keith Gilkes, FOSW Campaign Manager
  • 68. Gilkes Contacts
  • 69. Gilkes Contacts
  • 70. Gilkes Contacts
  • 71. Gilkes Contacts
  • 72. Gilkes Contacts
  • 73. Gilkes Contacts
  • 74. Gilkes ContactsJust keep in mind u guys canoverride him when u thinkappropriate because we can t.
  • 75. Gilkes ContactsYou guys are in the driver s seat.
  • 76. End