Walker takes ALS ‘ice bucket challenge’

In this still frame taken from a video on Scott Walker's Facebook Page, Walker participates in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Still frame taken from the Ice Bucket Challenge video on Scott Walker's Facebook Page (Facebook)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is partaking in the latest Internet sensation.

The Republican on Thursday posted on his Facebook page a video of himself and his wife Tonette getting a tub of ice water dumped on them.

The video is part of the ‘ice bucket challenge,’ launched by the ALS Foundation to raise money for fighting ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Walker nominates three other people to complete the challenge within 24 hours: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus.

Other politicians and celebrities across the country have accepted the challenge, including New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and late-night TV host Jimmy Fallon.

Walker’s Democratic opponent, Mary Burke, plans to do it on Saturday.

Click on the image to view the video from Scott Walker’s Facebook page.

 

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