Letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley expresses support of Legal Counsel to State Parties across nation
Augusta – Today Maine Republican Party General Counsel Timothy J. Bryant, Esq. joined attorneys from 35 other state Republican Parties by submitting a letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to support President Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
"The undersigned attorneys represent the various state Republican parties in the roles of General Counsel or Senior Counsel, and believe that Judge Gorsuch embodies an exceptionally qualified scholar of the law that has exhibited respect for our Constitution, including the Separation of Powers and the 10th Amendment," The letter reads in part.
Timothy J. Bryant, General Counsel of the Maine Republican Party, said when asked about the letter of support: "It is an honor to be involved in helping the Maine Republican Party express its support for such a bright and talented nominee to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch is an exceptionally qualified legal scholar who has both the experience and temperament needed to serve on our nation’s highest court."
The 36 attorneys that signed the letter serve as general counsel to one of 32 state Republican Parties. Some state parties do not have a general counsel role or currently have a vacancy in the role.
Maine Republican Party Chairman Demi Kouzounas added, “We are honored as an organization to have our General Counsel sign on and support Judge Gorsuch. Perhaps our most important responsibility as a party is ensuring the rights we hold dear are protected. Our support today for Judge Gorsuch demonstrates our commitment to that responsibility.”