Dem-Controlled House Unveils 'Court Packing' Legislation, Want 13 Justices on SCOTUS
All politicians are crooked. That isn’t exactly a secret. But at least Republicans actually love their country. That’s a huge difference. Not great, but it’s something.
These Democrats, though, only care about one thing. They crave it, in fact.
From Fox News:
Democratic lawmakers are set to unveil legislation Thursday to expand the number of justices on the Supreme Court.
More from The Intercept:
The bill would add four seats to the high court, bringing the total to 13 from the current nine. The bill is led by House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler, Subcommittee chair Hank Johnson, and freshman Rep. Mondaire Jones. In the Senate, the bill is being championed by Ed Markey of Massachusetts.Advertisement - story continues below
The number of justices on the Court, which is set by Congress, has fluctuated throughout the course of the nation’s history, reaching as many as ten seats before settling on nine in 1869. In 2016, Sen. Ted Cruz suggested that, if Hillary Clinton were elected, the Republican Senate should keep Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat empty, effectively bringing the number of justices down to eight.
Republicans currently hold six seats, while Democrats hold just three. Republicans were able to solidify control of the Court under former President Donald Trump, after first refusing to advance Merrick Garland’s nomination under former President Barack Obama, and then confirming Justice Neil Gorsuch after Trump’s election. Then, after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg died in September 2020, Republicans threw out the procedures they had previously embraced and confirmed Justice Amy Coney Barrett in a matter of weeks.
By expanding SCOTUS under a radically far-left president,
socialists liberals will be able to ensure they get their way on every issue – all. the. time.
That is, of course, GOD-willing, until a Republican gets back into the White House. If that happens, lefties will then want to decrease the size of the court.
Buffoons – each and every one of them.