CRAIG, CRAPO REACT TO JUDICIAL NOMINEES DEAL
Call for a fair up-or-down vote for all nominees
“We are pleased that three of the President’s judicial nominees will receive fair up-or-down votes – it is about time. However, we continue to stress that the Constitution requires the Senate to hold up-or-down votes on all nominees. We will continue to work to ensure that is the case. Invoking the Constitutional option is still an option for the Majority Leader. “Bill Myers of
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Of the fourteen Senators who signed the agreement, eight voted to invoke cloture on Myers during the last Congress.
More information is available on Senator Craig’s website at http://craig.senate.gov/report_judicialnom.htm.