“We continue to believe that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overstepped its authority in an unprecedented fashion when it legislated from the bench, by adding new requirements for drawing congressional districts which do not exist either in the Pennsylvania Constitution or the U.S. Constitution, and by drawing its own map,” he said in a statement this week. “Nonetheless, we respect the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court and are prepared to move on to other issues of importance to the people of Pennsylvania.”
And hours after Saylor’s statement, here was Republican House Majority Leader Dave Reed:
Hours after Saylor issued his statement, House Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, sought to put the matter to rest in his caucus.
“While I believe the state Supreme Court’s decision to draw and implement their own redistricting map is wrong, disagreement over the outcome of any particular case should not be grounds for impeachment,” Reed said in a statement.