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CVA Urges Senate to Listen to Constituents, Confirm Gorsuch on Friday

Arlington, VA – Today the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-9 to approve the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court. This Friday, the nomination will be sent to the Senate floor for a full vote.

Bennet Must Back Constituents on Gorsuch

Denver, CO – Ahead of the expected Senate floor vote on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to United States Supreme Court this Friday, Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) has announced he will not support a filibuster. But despite growing pressure from his constituents, Senator Bennet has failed to publicly express that he will vote in support of Gorsuch, a Colorado native. Bennet is up for re-election in 2022.

CVA Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Quickly Move Gorsuch Vote to Floor

Arlington, VA – Today the Senate Judiciary Committee will vote to move Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to the United States Supreme Court to the Senate floor for a full vote.

CVA Looks Forward to Holding Tester Accountable

Arlington, VA – Tonight Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) announced that he will oppose the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, despite previously saying that Gorsuch deserves a “fair shake.”    Montanans have been outspokenly supportive of Neil Gorsuch and opposed to Chuck Schumer’s filibuster. The Billings Gazette editorial board recently wrote that a… Read more »

CVA Efforts to Push Donnelly to Support Gorsuch Prove Successful

Arlington, VA – Today Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) announced his support for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, stating that Gorsuch is “qualified” and “well-respected.” Donnelly is the third Senate Democrat to openly support Gorsuch, following Senators Manchin (D-WV) and Heitkamp (D-ND). Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) has been engaged in a major effort to pressure… Read more »

CVA Applauds Secretary Shulkin for Demanding VA Accountability Now

Arlington, VA – Today Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin spoke out on Fox and Friends to demand that the Senate pass the VA Accountability First Act of 2017 without delay. His remarks come on the heels of a bold statement the VA issued late Friday afternoon asserting that “without legislative changes, VA… Read more »

Unable to Quickly Fire Porn-Watching Employee, VA Secretary Demands Accountability Legislation Is Taken Up

Arlington, VA – After the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) failed to quickly remove an employee caught watching pornography with a VA patient, VA Secretary David Shulkin is demanding strong VA accountability measures.  “VA has been working with Congress to ensure legislation would provide VA the ability to expedite removals while still preserving an employee’s… Read more »