Sen. Ron Johnson, Wisconsin Republican, said he believes that the American people should have a voice in shaping the Supreme Court "by their votes for the president and the majority party in the U.S. Senate" in November's election.
Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson speaks on the steps of Wisconsin Eastern District Federal Courthouse in Green Bay, Wis., in this July 7, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/The Green Bay Press-Gazette, Jim Matthews, File) NO SALES
FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder talks with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Drake's Place Restaurant in Florrissant, Mo. The Justice Department plans to open a wide-ranging investigation into the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb, a person briefed on the matter said Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File-Pool)
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson holds a news conference on the steps of Wisconsin Eastern District Federal Courthouse Monday, July 7, 2014 in Green Bay, Wis. A government attorney is trying to persuade a federal judge in Green Bay to toss out Johnson's lawsuit challenging rules forcing congressional members and their employees to seek government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges. U.S. Justice Department attorney James Luh told U.S. District Judge William Griesbach on Monday that Johnson can't sue because he hasn't shown how the rules have caused him any injury. (AP Photo/The Green Bay Press-Gazette, Jim Matthews) NO SALES
FILE - In this March 1, 2013 file photo J.C. Penney Chief Executive Officer Ron Johnson gestures from the witness stand at State Supreme Court in New York. Johnson vowed to transform the beleaguered chain with trendy merchandise and break shoppers’ addiction to sales with everyday low prices. But the rapid-fire changes alienated Penney’s middle income consumers, resulting in nearly a billion loss and a 25 percent sales drop in the first year of Johnson’s plan. He was fired after 17 months on the job. (AP Photo/Thomas Iannaccone, Pool, file)
In this Jan. 7, 2014 photo, Andy Seaton and his 7-year old son Augie take in a cold afternoon of hockey practice on the family's backyard 25-foot-by-40-foot ice rink in Germantown Hills, Ill. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Ron Johnson)