Delaware Governor Jack Markell just told listeners of WDEL he would veto the opt-out legislation, House Bill 50, if it comes to his office. WDEL host Rick Jensen asked if point blank: “Would you veto the bill?” Markell said “Yeah. I never say what I’m going to do to a bill in advance, but I can say I absolutely don’t support that bill.”
He also said Common Core is not a curriculum and it is not federal intrusion or a takeover of American education. He brought up the civil rights organizations opposing the bill, and said students need this.
He also explained his “Alan Jackson” email address to Jensen and said it was so he could get crucial emails and not get bogged down going through hundreds of emails. He talked about how transparent his administration has been. And yet I have not received an acknowledgment of my FOIA request submitted to his office five days ago.
This is a very desperate man with vast amounts of arrogance and conflicts of interest. He needs to be impeached…NOW!
**UPDATED** 6:14pm: this has been updated to include the EXACT words Markell said on air. The clip about this on WDEL’s website right now does NOT include the part where he said “Yeah”.