State Sen. Leah Vukmir
Press Release

Leah Rebukes Sen. Baldwin for Obstruction on Judicial Nominee Due to His Faith

Sen. Baldwin has a record of holding up Trump’s judicial nominees.

By - Mar 1st, 2018 04:50 pm

Brookfield, Wis. — U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir, R–Brookfield, called on Sen. Tammy Baldwin to put aside her extreme liberalism and allow Gordon Giampietro to receive a fair Senate hearing for his appointment to the federal district court in Milwaukee.

“As a Greek Orthodox woman, it is alarming that senators like Tammy Baldwin would be willing to block judicial nominees because of their faith,” Leah said. “America was built on the principle that people of faith can abide by their conscience while serving the interest of the public. Sen. Baldwin should be ashamed of her willingness to let politics get in the way of filling vacant seats on the court.”

A BuzzFeed reporter recently published a liberal diatribe of reasons why she sees Giampietro as unqualified for the post. Many of the reasons stemmed from his beliefs as a man of faith. In the piece, a Baldwin spokesman boasted that the senator is blocking Giampietro’s appointment.

Sen. Baldwin has a record of holding up Trump’s judicial nominees. Unfortunately, this behavior is par for the course as she attempted to stand in the way of supreme court justice Michael Brennan’s nomination. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley had to break tradition because of Baldwin’s obstruction to finally give Brennan a hearing.

Please see a copy of the letter Leah sent to Sen. Baldwin here.

Leah Vukmir is a nurse, military mom and conservative with a proven record of reform who is running to bring the Wisconsin Way to Washington. She currently serves as a state senator from Brookfield.

Leah for Senate

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2 thoughts on “Leah Rebukes Sen. Baldwin for Obstruction on Judicial Nominee Due to His Faith”

  1. GRNDPAKWH says:

    I had to read this twice before I realized she was upset over a presidential nominee being held up.I believe Ms. Vukmir identifies with the Republican party, the same party that held up president Obama’s nominees for eight years, including a supreme court appointment. Is Sen. Vukmir a hypocrite?

  2. DrJ says:

    “Sen. Baldwin should be ashamed of her willingness to let politics get in the way of filling vacant seats on the court.”

    Does Vukmir not see the hypocrisy in this statement ?

    When the GOP refused to hold confirmation hearings on Obama’s SCOTUS nominee because Obama was in his last year of his final term, so that the next POTUS could nominate a candidate, is that not “letting politics get in the way of filling vacant seats on the court” too?

    This is both laughable and sad at the same time…

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