Contact: Ben Voelkel

WASHINGTON — During an interview on Bloomberg TV, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) addressed Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement. A transcript and video of Sen. Johnson’s comments are below.

“I want to thank Justice Kennedy for his service. I certainly wish him and his family well in his retirement. I also agree with Leader McConnell – we will expeditiously move toward the nomination process and I look forward to nominating and then confirming a judge to the Supreme Court. And by judge we are talking about an individual that will actually apply the law, not alter it. That’s the classic definition of a judge and that’s exactly what President Trump has been nominating, those types of individuals, and that’s exactly the types of judges we have been confirming in the Senate.”

Click here to watch Sen. Johnson’s comments on Justice Kennedy’s retirement

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