On Monday, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), one of the most vulnerable Republicans up for re-election in the Senate, made clear he will support President Donald Trump filling the Supreme Court vacancy.
His announcement triggered immediate outrage on social media.
Cory Gardner effectively just conceded his election. https://t.co/hOvzXsp9bc— The Lincoln Project (@The Lincoln Project)1600729954.0
"The next president of the United States should have the opportunity to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court." -… https://t.co/2wMWCbkAJg— The Lincoln Project (@The Lincoln Project)1600730225.0
low hanging fruit that's about to fall off the tree and get stepped on https://t.co/dS0mk6ME4R— Greg Sargent (@Greg Sargent)1600729864.0
Congratulations to Sen. John Hickenlooper https://t.co/8MTkxbnTU0— Niles Edward Francis (@Niles Edward Francis)1600731111.0
@ProjectLincoln They are so fucking egotistical they dont think they will lose. I cannot wait to see him and Graham… https://t.co/j3y5N1T29T— SheaCat (@SheaCat)1600730078.0
@ProjectLincoln I've got a vote ready to sweep that weasel out the moment I get my ballot. https://t.co/xIE6RGhiB2— 😷🎄Musoka🎄😷 (@😷🎄Musoka🎄😷)1600730097.0
@ProjectLincoln Is there any GOP Senator with even a modicum of character? They know what is fair - they know what… https://t.co/gib3jD8yj8— Jon G 🇺🇸 (@Jon G 🇺🇸)1600730159.0
@ProjectLincoln We are going to have a new justice who was nominated by a criminal, impeached president and voted o… https://t.co/sEjBTmLEht— Jeanne Miller 🐉 (@Jeanne Miller 🐉)1600730094.0
Mark Udall was derided as "Mark Uterus" in 2014 campaign for talking about abortion rights. Denver Post called it h… https://t.co/mBEEiRhGQE— Taniel (@Taniel)1600730732.0
In a perverse dynamic, Cory Gardner's re-election odds are *so low* — he is already likely enouh to be rejected by… https://t.co/fP7VF9bjAo— Taniel (@Taniel)1600730206.0
No surprise. I served in the House with Cory Gardner. He’ll do whatever his leadership tells him to do. He will lo… https://t.co/NqckuU3qAf— Joe Walsh (@Joe Walsh)1600731298.0
The sad thing among many is that Cory Gardner is not running for re-election to the Senate; he's running for a well… https://t.co/xFBSWkNTg1— Ian Bassin (@Ian Bassin)1600731167.0