They are Finally Doing it, Dems Introduce Legislation To Pack Supreme Court

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They are finally doing it! In Washington DC there had been speculation if the Democrats would have to guts to go as far as introducing legislation to pack the supreme courts with enough members to give them the majority. Our speculation is no more

According to the Daily Wire: “House and Senate Democrats are reportedly preparing to unveil legislation on Thursday to pack the Supreme Court with four new justices.”

“The bill would add four seats to the high court, bringing the total to 13, from the current 9,” The Intercept reported. “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.”

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The Daily Wire reported last week:

“Court-packing is so toxic that even socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) does not support it and has warned that if Democrats do it then.” “the next time the Republicans are in power they will do the same thing.”

Court Justice Stephen Breyer, a registered Democrat, warned that packing the court will diminish “confidence in the courts, and in the rule of law itself” which will lead to “diminishing the court’s power, including its power to act as a ‘check’ on the other branches.”

Among those speaking out is former Democrat Senator Harry Reid:

“I think it’s — we should be very, very careful in doing so. I have no problem with the commission, but I think that the commission is going to come back and disappoint a lot of people because I think they’re going to come back and say, we should just kind of leave it alone.”

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“I think it would be inappropriate at this time after that long history we’ve had in the country [to] have term limits for judges. I think that we better be very, very careful in saying that we need to expand the Supreme Court. I think we better be very, very, careful.”

The Daily Wire pointed out that “Mike Davis, founder and president of the Article III Project (A3P), warned that Biden’s move was “alarming” and must “be met with the harshest of denunciations from both sides of the aisle” because packing the Supreme Court would lead to “irreversible damage.”

“Packing the Supreme Court would destroy centuries of hard work from Democrat- and Republican-appointed justices to insulate the high court from partisan politics,” Davis warned. “It also raises serious red flags as to what unconstitutional actions President Biden is planning that a more favorable Supreme Court might tolerate.”