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Press Release

Senate Republicans Willing to Meet with Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee Are Playing With Fire

04/01/2016

Following a report that as many as 17 Republican senators plan to meet with President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon commented:

“As the Wall Street Journal reported today, when Republican senators meet with President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee they are playing right into the hands of the White House and advancing President Obama's goal of getting a hearing.”

“With a few exceptions, Senate Republicans came out strongly against the idea of an election year confirmation to the Supreme Court. Most took it a step further by saying that they didn’t see the point of even meeting with a nominee. Now, some are changing their tune. By foolishly agreeing to meet with Obama’s nominee, Republicans are playing with fire, and they can’t blame the conservative grassroots when they get burned.”

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