Albuquerque, NM – Today, the Republican Party of New Mexico released the following statement on the successful confirmation of Judge Joel Carson III to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit:
"We congratulate Judge Joel Carson III of Roswell, New Mexico on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit," said Ryan Cangiolosi, chairman of the Republican Party of New Mexico. "President Trump is keeping his commitment to nominate well-qualified persons of honesty, courage, benevolence, morality and intellect to the federal judiciary and no one exemplifies that more than Judge Carson."
Her campaign requested the following "quotes and background."
The CHC Chairwoman takes allegations of sexual assault and harassment extremely seriously. In fact in December of 2017, she released the following statement in response to sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations made against members of Congress: “It is the position of the CHC that those responsible for sexual harassment or sexual assault must be held accountable. Every allegation of sexual harassment and misconduct is extremely disturbing and requires a thorough investigation. As elected officials, we must adhere to the strictest and highest standards, regardless of political party, elected office, or seniority. The CHC is committed to being a part of the solution, which ensures that our workplaces are safe, professional, and treat all employees with dignity and respect.”
ALBUQUERQUE – Michelle Lujan Grisham, who chairs the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, sent a clear and disturbing message about her values and priorities this week. When caucus member Tony Cardenas, a Congressman from California, was accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, Michelle Lujan Grisham did…nothing. Cardenas continues to serve in a leadership role and Lujan Grisham has refused to answer questions from the press about his alleged assault.
"In a private meeting on Monday, Cardenas made his case to members of the Hispanic caucus, denying the allegations of sexual misconduct and suggesting he was a victim of a political vendetta, according to people who were present. He urged his colleagues to stick behind him… A spokesman for the chairwoman of the CHC, Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, did not comment on whether the congresswoman wants Cardenas out as the chairman of the PAC." (CNN, 5/9/18)