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Scott Walker

Scott Walker

Scott Walker is a columnist for the Washington Times. He was the 45th governor of Wisconsin and launched a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He lives in Milwaukee and is the proud owner of a 2003 Harley Davidson Road King. He can be reached at

Articles by Scott Walker

Illustration on employing teachers by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

How Wisconsin went big and bold to keep teachers employed

Megan Sampson was named the Outstanding New English Teacher of the Year in Wisconsin. She was an exciting new educator who connected with her students in an urban district that could use dynamic leaders. Published February 11, 2021

COVID-19 and reopening schools illustration by Linas Garsys / The Washington Times

It's time to open America's schools

It is time to open our schools. For all the talk about science, many liberals continually ignore the science that shows students can safely return to school. Published February 4, 2021

Illustration on the 2020 election by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Winners and losers from the 2020 election

Voting is one of our most important rights. With that in mind, here is a list of the winners and losers from the 2020 election: Published November 12, 2020

President Donald Trump speaks before participating in a signing ceremony with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovar Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump delivered on promises and gets results

Actions speak louder than words. Donald Trump comes from the private sector, where results matter more than promises. As president, he has delivered on the promises he made four years ago. Published October 29, 2020

Illustration on fairness and the law by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

What swing voters want in this election

Fairness and balance. That is what swing voters want. Fairness is a powerful argument -- particularly to independent voters. Published October 22, 2020