Lewis Campaign Applauds Barrett Confirmation

Lewis Campaign Applauds Barrett Confirmation

October 26th, 2020

EAGAN, Minn. — Jason Lewis for Senate Communications Director Christine Snell released the following statement on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation.

“Tonight we celebrate the confirmation of Judge Barrett, a superb jurist who will interpret the Constitution as it is written and not what she wishes it to be, which is of particular importance when it comes to ensuring the Court does not go along with Constitutionally illiterate radicals like Senator Tina Smith who wants to severely restrict Minnesotans’ Second Amendment right to defend their families.

“Tina Smith voted no on Barrett because she likely won’t rule the way Tina Smith wishes she would. Smith seems to misunderstand the role of the Supreme Court—she believes it should make laws whereas Congressman Lewis believes judges must apply law as written by legislators. But, coming from somebody who won’t rule out packing the Court, it’s clear Tina Smith has no regard for the separation of powers or the judicial branch.”