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Scott Milne on Government Reform

 

 


Washington gridlock results from too-long incumbency

The Pomfret businessman filed petitions to get on the primary and general election ballots, challenging Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, the longest-serving U.S. senator in history. Milne plans to make Washington gridlock and Leahy's 42 years in office top issues. He said Leahy has "never held a private sector job," and contributes to DC partisanship. (Leahy, in fact, worked as a lawyer in private practice in the late 1960s.)

Branding himself a "problem solver" who is fiscally conservative and socially moderate, Milne says he will work with whomever is elected president.

But he acknowledges that he disagrees with many things his party's presumptive nominee, Donald Trump, has said so far in the campaign. President Barack Obama, meanwhile, has "gotten better each year he's been in office" and says Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court, Merrick Garland, deserves an up or down vote. Were he in the Senate, Milne said he'd "probably vote to confirm him."

Source: WPTZ-TV NBC-5 on 2016 Vermont Senate race , May 26, 2016

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