What's next for Gov. Scott Walker? First lady of WI says she's unsure
KIMBERLY (WLUK) -- The state's first lady acknowledged today that while the future for herself and her husband is uncertain, they'll be just fine.
Tonette Walker was in Kimberly Monday to present a Wisconsin Hero Award to Aubree Leitermann.
First Lady Tonette Walker said she's not sure what Governor Scott Walker plans to do once he leaves office.
"It's only been a week, I feel like its been longer, but it's only been a week, and we don't know yet," Tonette said.
On the campaign trail, the 51-year-old governor hinted he might join the ministry like his father did.
After losing to Tony Evers in midterms, Tonette said her husband has been focused on taking care of his mom.
"His father died 30 days ago and he has not had much time to spend with his mother and she is moving from her apartment," said Tonette. "They're moving 52 years of stuff and I mean it’s a big undertaking that he has to go right from one to the next."
Walker hasn't made a public appearance since losing to Evers. However, he did issue a statement last week conceding to the governor-elect. He also posted several messages from the Bible on Twitter.
"We're just figuring it all out, just like anybody that has to make a big move or a big change, we’re just working it out," said Tonette.
The Walkers sold their home 2 years ago to move into the governor's residence.
Because Walker will be leaving office January 7th, FOX 11 asked Tonette if they're looking for a new home.
"Let's just say we've just been talking about things," Tonette answered.
The first lady assures that people will hear from Scott Walker soon but didn't say when.
"We're going to be fine, we're going to continue to be here in Wisconsin, you know, just doing our thing," said Tonette.