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MEMO: Supreme Court Obstruction Takes A Toll On GOP Senators’ Approvals As Trump Makes Strides Towards Nomination


TO: Interested Parties


DATE: April 28, 2016

RE: Supreme Court Obstruction Takes A Toll On GOP Senators’ Approvals As Trump Makes Strides Towards Nomination


What Did John McCain Think of Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech?


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.

DSCC Statement on Outside Group Spending to Prop Up Pat Toomey


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:


DSCC Statement on Katie McGinty’s Primary Victory in Pennsylvania


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.


DSCC Congratulates Chris Van Hollen on Primary Victory in Maryland


Senator Jon Tester, Chairman of the DSCC, issued the following statement following Chris Van Hollen’s primary night victory in Maryland:


DSCC Statement on Tonight’s Republican Presidential Primary Results


DSCC Communications Director Sadie Weiner issued the following statement following Donald Trump’s big victories in tonight’s Republican Presidential primaries:


ICYMI – SEVEN Democratic Challengers Outraise Their GOP Opponents in Q1


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.


If Even Donald Trump Gets It Then Burr Has A Problem


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.”


Chuck Grassley’s Congressional Tenure Leaves Him Out of Touch with Iowans


Yesterday marked the point at which Senator Chuck Grassley has spent exactly half of his life serving in Congress.



Senator Ron Johnson Votes to Sabotage Flint Bill


*Similar releases will be sent targeting Senators Ayotte, Grassley, McCain, Kirk, Burr and Toomey