GOP Senator: Of Course We’d Consider SCOTUS Nom If Obama Were Republican!

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Eau Claire, Wis., that the Ebola outbreak in Africa and the rise of the Islamic State are global issues that pose a major threat to U.S.security. (AP Photo/Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Dan Reiland)

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Eau Claire, Wis., that the Ebola outbreak in Africa and the rise of the Islamic State are global issues that pose a major threat to U.S.security. (AP Photo/Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Dan Reiland)

From Caitlin Macneal at TPM:

“During a Thursday morning radio interview, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) candidly explained that Senate Republicans would take a different approach to a Supreme Court nominee if a Republican president were in office and replacing a conservative justice.

Johnson was asked on Wisconsin radio show “Morning Mess” about Senate Republicans’ refusal to consider President Obama’s forthcoming nomination to the Supreme Court. The host hypothesized that things would be different if Mitt Romney were in the White House.”

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