U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Obama’s Nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court
“In the spirit of bipartisanship and cooperation, I would encourage my Republican colleagues to give Judge Garland fair consideration.”
“I am pleased that the President has done his job and offered a nominee with strong federal judicial experience.
“I now plan to do my job by reviewing Judge Garland’s experience and qualifications for our highest court. I also look forward to meeting with Judge Garland. I hope my Republican colleagues will do the same thing.
“In the spirit of bipartisanship and cooperation, I would encourage my Republican colleagues to give Judge Garland fair consideration. To ignore this nomination is wrong and irresponsible. Senate Republicans need to do their job and provide Judge Garland a hearing and an up-or-down vote. I believe the American people deserve to have a full and functioning Supreme Court working for them.”
Recent Press Releases by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin
Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid EpidemicMay 18th, 2017 by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin
"We request that the FY2018 appropriations bill reflect the magnitude of this public health crisis by increasing federal investment in addressing opioid and all substance use disorders across HHS agencies."
Student loan debt has swelled to $1.4 trillion, surpassing total amount of credit card debt
The Working Students Act will allow students that must work while in college to complete their degrees more quickly and with less debt