House and Senate Democrats will introduce bill to expand the Supreme Court from nine to thirteen judges.
NBC News reported:
Congressional Democrats will enact legislation Thursday to expand the Supreme Court from nine to 13 judges, along with progressive activists campaigning for a Supreme Court reshuffle.
Democratic law is chaired by Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts in the Senate and Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York, chairman of the Justice Committee, in the House of Representatives. It is sponsored by Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia and Rep. Mondaire Jones of New York.
If there's one thing on the Democratic agenda that scares Republicans beyond a new suffrage bill, it's the idea that the Democrats will try to add more judges to the Supreme Court. Republicans don't seem to go more than a minute without panicking as more liberal Supreme Court justices arrive to destroy the only decisions that keep them competitive in elections.
Four new liberal judges would surely rule to rid the nation of Citizens United and restore the suffrage law. A liberal court would protect both the election and the affordable care law.
The Liberal Court would change America, but for now that court will have to wait as any legislation to change the court is unlikely to make it through the Senate, but the bill unveiled tomorrow is the first step, and if Democrats are doing well in the 2022 midterm elections, Joe Biden could nominate four new Supreme Court justices.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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