For Immediate Release
March 1, 2016
Contact: Dawn Le, 202-549-6798
Sen. Ron Johnson is in lock-step with Donald Trump’s marching orders to “delay, delay, delay” in replacing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Taking cues form the Republican leadership, he said our country “can wait until 2017 to name the next justice.” By blocking a nominee, Sen. Johnson is ignoring the outpour of letters to the editors,newspaper editorials, and recent poll of Wisconsin voters calling for him to rethink his position.
“Sen. Johnson is killing any chance to get re-elected if he keeps toeing the Republican Party line and ignoring his voters in an election year,” said Eddie Vale, the Vice President of American Bridge 21st Century. “‘Let the people’s voice be heard’ would be a lot more convincing if the people weren’t overwhelmingly shouting ‘Do Your Job, Sen. Johnson.’”
Read more at Bridge Project’s Strict Obstructionists.