TO: Interested Parties
DATE: April 28, 2016
RE: Supreme Court Obstruction Takes A Toll On GOP Senators’ Approvals As Trump Makes Strides Towards Nomination
Senator John McCain previously called Donald Trump “uninformed and indeed dangerous” on foreign policy, but then doubled down on his support of Trump if he is the GOP presidential nominee.
Sadie Weiner, DSCC Communications Director, released the following statement after the Chamber of Commerce and the Club for Growth announced their latest effort to prop up vulnerable Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey following Katie McGinty’s strong primary night victory:
Tom Lopach, Executive Director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, issued the following statement about Katie McGinty’s primary night victory in Pennsylvania:
“We are proud to congratulate Katie McGinty on her victory in tonight’s primary. Katie begins the general election in a strong position to defeat Senator Pat Toomey. As the ninth of ten kids and the first in her family to go to a four-year college, Katie understands the issues facing working folks in Pennsylvania, and she is ready to tackle those issues with commonsense solutions.
Senator Jon Tester, Chairman of the DSCC, issued the following statement following Chris Van Hollen’s primary night victory in Maryland:
DSCC Communications Director Sadie Weiner issued the following statement following Donald Trump’s big victories in tonight’s Republican Presidential primaries:
Seven Democratic Senate challengers outraised their Republican opponents in the first three months of 2016, five of whom are incumbent Senators. Voters across the country, angered by Republicans’ unprecedented obstruction of the Supreme Court, want a Democratic-controlled Senate, and these stellar fundraising numbers reflect that.
This morning, Donald Trump took a stand in opposing North Carolina’s controversial law, known as HB2. In an interview, Trump said:
“There have been very few complaints the way it is. People go, they use the bathroom that they feel is appropriate…And the problem with what happened in North Carolina is the strife and the economic punishment they’re taking.”
Yesterday marked the point at which Senator Chuck Grassley has spent exactly half of his life serving in Congress.