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Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers slammed Republican primary winner Tim Michels as "the most extreme and divisive candidate possible"

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Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers called Trump supporter Tim Michels "radical" in Tuesday's GOP gubernatorial primary election. I called it "disjunctive".

Michels defeated former Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefish and his two other Republican candidates in the Republican primary and is set to face off against Evers in the November general election.

In a statement following Michels' anticipated primary victory, Evers' campaign said his incoming Republican opponent would say anything to appease former President Donald Trump.

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers will face off against Trump-endorsed Tim Michels in November's general election.Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers will face off against Trump-endorsed Tim Michels in November's general election.24}

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers confronts Trump supporter Tim Michels in November's general election. (Melina Mara - Poole/Getty Images)

As extreme and divisive as possible, saying anything just to keep Donald Trump's support "From abortion and voting rights to gun safety and public education, Tim Michels has chosen a candidate with the goal of dividing the state and pitting his neighbors against each other," the statement said. I've been advocating for the most extreme positions possible."

Trump-supportive TIM MICHELS predicted winner of Wisconsin's GOP gubernatorial primary

his own money in his campaign. Trump announced his endorsement in early June. In his Tuesday night victory speech, Michels called Evers a "weak leader" and vowed to make the governor "a worker who doesn't have to come in November." } For the latest primary results, visit the FOX News Election Center

Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels, left speaks as former President Donald Trump, right, listens at a rally Aug. 5, 2022, in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels (left) speaks while former President Donald Trump (right) speaks on Aug. 5. heard at meetings. 2022, Woukesha, Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

The Evers campaign cites Michels' 1849 abortion ban, which made no exceptions in cases of rape or incest. Emphasized support. The governor's campaign also pointed to Republican opponents calling the election results into question, their support for the Second Amendment, and their opposition to additional funding for public schools.

"Tim Michels makes no exceptions for rape or incest. He wants to enforce a ban on abortion from 1849, and previously rape victims were forced to give birth." That is 'not unreasonable,'" said Evers' campaign. "Michels says she's willing to overturn the election results if she doesn't like them, speaks out against common-sense gun safety laws that protect our kids, and invests more money in us is 'insane'. I even say. Public school. "

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers' campaign said Republicans chose "the most extreme and divisive nominee possible" in electing Tim Michels. 

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers' campaign , when Republicans elected “Tim Michels,   (AP Photo/Andy Manis, Files)


"Tim Michels wants to divide our community But Governor Evers should bring people together to address rising costs, support small businesses, expand high-speed internet, and give our children the education they need to grow." The statement continued. "A lot of things are at stake this November and Governor Evers will always do the right thing for our state."

Against Michels in November Evers, who is seeking a second term as governor,did not face the original challenger in Tuesday's election.