Sen. Johnson visits Green Bay area, talks about President Trump's Supreme Court nominee
ALLOUEZ (WLUK) -- U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson mingled with Republican party supporters in Allouez Saturday.
Johnson shared his thoughts on the political changes taking place in Washington.
On the top of the list, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
"That's what I'm looking for is a judge, not a super legislature someone who will apply by the law rather than alter, Judge Gorsuch is a judge. He's got that fidelity to him, and that's exactly what the Supreme Court needs," explained Johnson.
Democrats have raised serious concerns about the selection of Gorsuch.
Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin criticized the nomination, stating, "I have a number of concerns and questions about his deeply troubling record, particularly his rulings against disabled students, against workers, and against women's reproductive health care."
Several of President Trump's cabinet nominations haven't gone over well with Democrats.
Johnson added he's not surprised by President Trump's hard hitting executive orders, in what has been just a few weeks of his presidency.
"Donald Trump is the political equivalent of a disruptive technology, I also knew because I come from business world, as well as people from the private sectors. They have to accomplish things, they have to get results day in and day out," continued Johnson.
Among the list of executive orders, Trump's travel ban, which was halted by a federal judge Friday.
"I think it's unfortunate that the courts are intervening right now. There is aspect of latitude to our law given to the President," said Johnson.
Baldwin says Trump's travel ban will only make ISIS stronger, "With the stroke of his pen, President Trump’s travel ban will make ISIS stronger, weaken America’s counter terrorism efforts and cost lives," she tweeted Tuesday.
The battle right now is on Capitol Hill, which Johnson says, "The Democrats got to work with us, the President deserves to have his cabinet."
Republican Congressman Mike Gallagher was also at the Saturday's event, but did not speak with reporters.