Messner Again Calls on Shaheen to Denounce Plans to Pack the Supreme Court


Messner Again Calls on Shaheen to Denounce Plans to Pack the Supreme Court

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Bedford, NH – U.S. Senate candidate Bryant “Corky” Messner today released the following statement regarding Democrat Vice Presidential Nominee Senator Kamala Harris’ refusal to say during last night’s VP debate whether or not she and running mate Joe Biden support packing the Supreme Court with additional justices.

“Senator Kamala Harris once again proved what we already knew: a Biden/Harris administration, if elected, plans to pack the courts and tip the scales of justice to the progressive extreme agenda for years to come. Senator Jeanne Shaheen has proven repeatedly throughout her 30 years of political gamesmanship she has no problem saying one thing on the stump here in New Hampshire and then doing another when in office.

“I call on Senator Shaheen to show some leadership and denounce Senator Harris and Vice President Biden for their evasive and misleading tactics. We all know, however, that my calls will be ignored. Senator Shaheen has a vested interest in kowtowing to the extremes of her party. She votes with the Democratic leadership in Washington more than even Chuck Schumer himself. Sadly, independent leadership and looking out for Granite Staters have long been replaced with ambitions and her reelection plans.”

About Bryant “Corky” Messner

Raised in a blue-collar family in Altoona, PA, Bryant “Corky” Messner attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he played football and prepared for military service. Upon earning the Army Ranger tab and graduating in 1979, he served in West Germany, witnessing firsthand the specter of the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. Following his military service, he attended University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law and went on to found the law firm Messner Reeves LLP, which today includes more than 100 lawyers, 200 employees and offices in nine cities.

Messner is a strong conservative, and remains passionate about giving back to the country that has offered him the opportunity to live the American Dream. His continued public service includes involvement with various non-profit organizations, including the Wentworth Watershed Association, the Army West Point Athletic Association, the Rise School Denver, and the Messner Foundation, which works to cultivate the next generation of business and community leaders.

A father of three, Messner’s two sons are West Point Cadets and his daughter is preparing to attend medical school. He resides in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

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