By Fox News. Members of the progressive “Squad” of House Democrats didn’t skip a beat on Monday, calling for court-packing almost immediately after Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.
Remember that Republicans have lost 6 of the last 7 popular votes, but have appointed 6 of the last 9 justices.
By expanding the court we fix this broken system and have the court better represent the values of the American people.
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) October 27, 2020
Republicans do this because they don’t believe Dems have the stones to play hardball like they do. And for a long time they’ve been correct. But do not let them bully the public into thinking their bulldozing is normal but a response isn’t. There is a legal process for expansion.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) October 27, 2020
We reject this injustice.
We will fight for our rights.
We will legislate our values. pic.twitter.com/lB55BCTvPa
— Ayanna Pressley (@AyannaPressley) October 27, 2020
Just before the Senate’s vote on Monday, Biden floated the possibility that he could move justices to other courts.
“There is some literature among constitutional scholars about the possibility of going from one court to another court, not just always staying the whole time in the Supreme Court but I have made no judgement,” Biden said at a campaign stop in Chester, Pa.
He went on to say that “there are just a group of serious constitutional scholars, have a number of ideas how we should proceed from this point on.” (Read more from “Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed to Supreme Court” HERE)
Biden Slams ‘Rushed and Unprecedented’ Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation
By New York Post. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday night slammed the “rushed and unprecedented” confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett.
Biden issued the condemnation in a lengthy statement release shortly after Barrett was officially sworn in to the nation’s highest court.
“The rushed and unprecedented confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett as Associate Justice to the Supreme Court, in the middle of an ongoing election, should be a stark reminder to every American that your vote matters,” the Democratic presidential candidate said. (Read more from “Biden Slams ‘Rushed and Unprecedented’ Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation” HERE)