President Obama to Ron Johnson: Stop Playing Politics with SCOTUS and Do Your Job!
Johnson is in lockstep with Senator Mitch McConnell and refuses to do his job and vote on the President’s SCOTUS nominee.
MADISON – President Obama went on WISN today to tell Senator Johnson to stop playing Washington games with the Supreme Court. The President gave Johnson a refresher in the Constitution saying, “There’s nothing in the Constitution that says if you’re in an election year the President shall not make a nomination. It says the opposite — it says you shall and then it says the Senate shall advise and consent.”
Johnson is in lockstep with Senator Mitch McConnell and refuses to do his job and vote on the President’s SCOTUS nominee. He’s told Wisconsinites to just “move on” because “it’s not going to happen,” even though poll after poll shows voters want the Senate to act. Johnson is more concerned with the opinions of his ultra-conservative colleagues than Wisconsinites. He told reporters on Sunday, “I know the people that voted for me want to make sure that I only will confirm a judge, not a super-legislator…there’s no pressure on me,” to act on the nomination.
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