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Democrats Officially Call for Court-Packing with Bill Introduction

democratsYesterday several House and Senate Democrats held a press conference to tout their bill to pack the U.S. Supreme Court. The legislation would expand the court to 13 justices from its current nine. The effort is being led by Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representatives Jerry Nadler (D-NY), Mondaire Jones (D-NY), and Hank Johnson (D-GA). Rep. Mondaire Jones went as far as tweeting, “Supreme Court expansion is infrastructure.” A response to a common retort from skeptics at Democratic plans to include many social issues in an upcoming infrastructure package.

Several additional Democrats in recent months have expressed support for court-packing, including Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). One prominent Democrat, however that has not embraced the idea is President Joe Biden but has endorsed the idea of a bipartisan commission to study the Supreme Court.

Conservatives quickly reacted to the plan questioning what nefarious plans Democrats plan to pass that need a packed court to allow. Republican legislators were ready with a response by pointing to Senator Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) bill that would make a constitutional amendment to set the number of Supreme Court Justices at nine. The Constitution currently allows the number of justices to be set by Congress; however, the number has been set at nine since the 19th Century.

The Senate filibuster limits the likelihood of court-packing legislation passing; however, many progressive groups continue to urge Senate Democrats to end the rule. AMAC members have sent more than 145,000 messages to Capitol Hill urging members to oppose filibuster repeal and stop the “For the People Act” that would end election integrity measures passed by many states.

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Thomas Dickins
7 months ago

The Biden Regime is trying to codify election fraud as national law on top of allowing the rest of the world to come here and have the working class of this country pay for it.
They would never leave the door open to their home for months and hang a ‘Free Beer’ sign on the door. That is what they are doing to the U.S.

Karen
7 months ago

Just another idiotic idea of the devil disciple Dems. I can’t wait to see them all go down!!!! And, I can’t wait to say to all the supporters of these pieces of garbage ” I told ya so”!!!! I am faithful that this will happen (hopefully soon. Donald, I miss you!

BAE
7 months ago

The democrats seem like fascist to me. The dems are everything, they called President Trump.
You can’t make this up.

SML
7 months ago

If they succeed in this idiotic idea, we can kiss goodbye to most, if not all our Constitution, Bill of Rights, Constitutional Republic and the very country itself!

par
7 months ago

How can anyone any longer support the Democratic Party with their ludicrious laws. This is not JFK Democratic Party anymore. Kennedy and Roosevelt probably rolling in thier graves.

Ron F
7 months ago

I agree with Patriot Will below. In fact, I’ll bet Nancy won’t even bring the Bill up before the House. This is real fire that would consume the adversaries of Democracy.

Zeig Heil
7 months ago

Another steal from the vast majority of people who voted for a Real Patriot, President Trump. I believe the real vote was at least 2 to 1 for the person who should be in office. There were 133 million eligible voters, but there were 155 million votes cast. What does that tell you about the democrats? Of course we’re racist because we tell the truth. All they have is to try and shut us up with their phony name calling!!!

Dr. C
7 months ago
Reply to  Zeig Heil

Truth is racism and racism is truth, so the modern-day Pharisees Democrat fascist socialists proclaim“War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” George Orwell

JohnH
7 months ago

Another subject, why should Washington, DC become our 51st state? Our founding fathers wanted our nation capital in a neutral area. Write your representatives & voice your opinion on this. This would make two more Senators & nation capital in the middle of a new state, does that make any sense.

JohnH
7 months ago

What a blatant act, stack the deck of Supreme Court so they will vote for our party. How dumb do they think voters are? No matter what party wants to do this, is that like cheating.

BAE
7 months ago

The left destroys everything it touches. Sure seems to be true. SCARY…

HocasPocas
7 months ago

I think it’s time someone get to the bottom of what is actually going on in our White House. It’s time to clean the house

Garye
7 months ago
Reply to  HocasPocas

Time to rid Our Government of ANY elected leader that is NOT working FOR America and its Legal Citizens!
WE THE PEOPLE rule, these politicians work for Us!
Yes, time to CLEAN HOUSE!

Lee S McQuillen
7 months ago
Reply to  Garye

It’s obvious their oaths were empty words. They are not upholding the Constitution and protecting us from all enemies, foreign and domestic. They are the domestic type!

Patty
7 months ago

These pseudo “American” leaders pose a CLEAR AND PRESENT “D A N G E R” to our Lives, Liberties & our Pursuit of Happiness…. and MORE Importantly, that of Our Children & Grandchildren! THEY MUST BE STOPPED, IF OUR REPUBLIC IS TO BE SAVED AND CONTINUE TO BE BLESSED BY GOD AS WE HAVE BEEN IN THE PAST.
We need “righteous” leaders; NOT “pious” puppets !

J.R.
7 months ago

The solution to all of these problems was put in the constitution by our founding fathers who were soooo smart and inspired by God himself. Look at Article V; it says that the states and the people have a right to call for a convention of states in order to propose amendments to the constitution to repair and make corrections to errors in a peaceful and leagal way. Look up Convention of States that is the solution that is bigger than the problem.

HocasPocas
7 months ago
Reply to  J.R.

We need to strip the federal government of the mismanaged illegal power that they have bestowed upon themselves and give it back to the the citizens. This is why the framers of the constitution gave them limited power.

Last edited 7 months ago by HocasPocas
Jeannie Huppert
7 months ago

God Is NOT asleep. He Is Working behind the scenes. Listen to the accurate prophets. “One of these days” God’s Gonna Do “Suddenlys”. If “they” do not get right with God, they will lose either their positions, or their lives. Bible Says WHEN these occur, do NOT rejoice that anyone lost their job or life. Rejoice only: 1. in God; 2. Rejoice for our freedoms & liberties restored.

JudyG46
7 months ago

To quote Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “If anything would make the court appear partisan it would be that,” she said. “One side saying when we’re in power we’re going to enlarge the number of judges so we’ll have more people who will vote the way we want them to. So I am not at all in favor of that solution to what I see as a temporary situation.”

Brenda Blunt
7 months ago

Leave well enough alone! USA is a democratic country not a communist one!

Rhonda M Holub
7 months ago

The Democratic Socialist Communist Nation of Islam Nazis have made a mockery of all three branches of government; supposedly, armed with the Constitution as a backdrop. Do any American Patriots that do uphold the Constitution’s values, really care what they do, say or enact anymore?

Ruth A Lance
7 months ago
Reply to  Rhonda M Holub

Absolutely. They want to destroy this country and doing all they can do so. If everybody would just review the history of Nazi Germany to see how one party can take over, then there would be a great understanding of what the dems are doing to this country. I’m disgusted with the people who voted for Biden and disgusted with the dems for the conniving they did to take the Presidency from President Trump.

Ralph S
7 months ago

The old adage is “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” The Swamp House and Senate should clean up their own act before they corrupt America any further. Make the 22nd Amendment apply to ALL politicians! No more than two terms for any carpetbaggers, mountebanks, pettifoggers, scallywags,
Rhinos, Machiavellians, Quislings, subversives, and/or traitors to our Constitution.

Carl
7 months ago

Lies Lies no good Marist [email protected]@&@$

Steven
7 months ago

So what else is new? They’ve told us what they plan on doing and their doing it. They are going to continue down the road towards Socialism/Communism step by step, and will continue doing so until we the people get some balls and say NO MORE! Every last one of them need to be rounded up and tried for TREASON.

The Republican party is acting like this is all going to go away in a few short years and all we have to do is wait it out…WAKE UP!!!!! The Dem’s are doing everything in their power to stay in power and to never relinquish it again.

Lee S McQuillen
7 months ago
Reply to  Steven

You really have it pegged correctly! Well put!

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