"Senator Johnson said that he knew and accepted the fact that Joe Biden had won," Mark Becker, a former Wisconsin Republican official, said.
"I am not involved in the lawsuit seeking to overturn the election in Wisconsin," tweeted former Wisconsin Congressional candidate Derrick Van Orden.
"What this recount shows was there was absolutely no evidence of voter fraud," said Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell.
In a series of tweets on Saturday, Trump said his team plans to challenge many more than the 81,000 votes that he lost by in Pennsylvania.
The Trump campaign paid $3 million for a partial recount in Wisconsin's Milwaukee and Dane counties.
The Milwaukee County Board of Elections reportedly finished its recount on Friday, and said there was no fraud, despite challenges from President Donald Trump and state Republicans.
"It's ridiculous," 82-year-old Dane County resident Kathryn Rogers said. "There aren't enough adjectives to describe what I'm thinking."
"To remove ballots legally cast by voters who did nothing wrong, and clerks who were just following the advice from the Wisconsin Elections Commission, is just wrong," Fond du Lac County's GOP chairman said.
The shooting at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa, a Milwaukee suburb of Milwaukee, took place during an altercation between two groups, police said.
Dominick Black, the 19-year-old accused of supplying Rittenhouse with the gun used to fatally shoot two protesters and injure another in Kenosha last August, shared details about his friend's reaction to the shooting during a recorded police interview.
Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson said that in some cases the observers were objecting to almost every ballot pulled for the count.
Accused Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse posted a $2 million bond on Friday with the assistance of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell.
The two other shootings this year occurred during a drug deal gone wrong on October 14 and a student who fired his stolen gun at a police officer on February 2.
Recounts in Dane and Milwaukee counties began on Friday and are expected to conclude no later than December 1.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission held an ill-tempered discussion on how to conduct a recount in the state.
As of Wednesday morning, Biden had 290 electoral votes, so Trump needs to change the outcome in more states than just Wisconsin to get a second term.
Wisconsin reported 92 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday alone, while New Zealand, Singapore and Iceland have reported 25, 28 and 25, respectively throughout the pandemic.
The Trump campaign will now have until 5 p.m. on Wednesday to request a statewide recount.
The U.S. is reporting its highest 7-day average increases in confirmed COVID-19 cases this month, and medical centers in hotspot areas are struggling to meet patient demand.
"To put these new data in perspective, Wisconsin is now seeing more average cases per day than New York City did at the peak of its surge last spring," a state health official said.
The governor's latest order advised residents to "only leave your home if it's absolutely necessary" and warned against gatherings with those outside their household.
Only four Republican senators have congratulated President-elect Joe Biden.
The record increase comes as roughly half of all U.S. states report climbing case counts, with the Midwest seeing a particularly significant uptick.
Roads are closed in Delafield and an area near a hotel is taped off as the hunt for the shooter continues.
There have been allegations of irregularities and possible fraud in the voting or counting process in several key states
As President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden race for 270 Electoral College votes, the president has called for a recount to determine who secures the 10 from Wisconsin.
Maine, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin reported single-day records one day after the election.
As his hopes of winning re-election dwindled, the president's campaign filed a flurry of stop-the-count lawsuits. The effort is a "Hail Mary," says one staffer.
Trump won the state in 2016, but he did so by a narrow margin, receiving about 47.2 percent of the state's voters compared with Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton's 46.5 percent.