Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Pals Priebus and Ryan Sidelined in Primary

JANESVILLE, WI - JUNE 18: (L-R) Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker wave together during a campaign event at Monterey Mills on June 18, 2012 in Janesville, Wisconsin.

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Inside a suburban Milwaukee convention hall in June 2012, Wisconsin’s Scott Walker had just learned he’d become the first U.S. governor to survive a recall election when his old friend Reince Priebus hugged him.

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