Skip to comments.‘Squad’ members press to expand Supreme Court expansion immediately after Barrett confirmed ... "Expand the court," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY tweeted.
Posted on 10/27/2020 10:02:24 AM PDT by Red Badger
As the U.S. Senate on Monday voted 52-48 to confirm Trump-appointed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the nation's nine-member Supreme Court, the four progressive congresswomen comprising the so-called Squad advocated for increasing the number of justices on the nation's high court.
"Expand the court," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York tweeted.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @AOC · Oct 26, 2020 US House candidate, NY-14 Expand the court. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @AOC US House candidate, NY-14 Republicans do this because they dont believe Dems have the stones to play hardball like they do. And for a long time theyve been correct. But do not let them bully the public into thinking their bulldozing is normal but a response isnt. There is a legal process for expansion. 7:21 PM · Oct 26, 2020 222.4K 38K people are Tweeting about this
Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota echoed Ocasio-Cortez's sentiment.
"Remember that Republicans have lost 6 of the last 7 popular votes, but have appointed 6 of the last 9 justices," Omar tweeted. "By expanding the court we fix this broken system and have the court better represent the values of the American people."
Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan also tweeted her support for the concept.
"We are going to take back the White House & Senate next week with a resounding mandate from the people to fight back against Trumps illegitimately stacked judiciary. We must expand the Court if were serious about the transformational change the people are crying out for," Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan tweeted.
Rep. Ayanna Presley of Massachusetts retweeted a video calling for court expansion.
After the Senate's confirmation vote on Monday night, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas administered the Constitutional oath to Barrett during a White House ceremony. Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the judicial oath during a private ceremony on Tuesday, after which Barrett will be permitted to participate in her new role on the court.
If THEY can 'expand the court' so can the Republicans!.......................
Communists (and let’s not kid ourselves, that is exactly who these people are) only allow radical changes for their own benefit.
Low IQ fools like the squad never seem to realize there are always reactions and unintended consequences.
Wait until people start talking about secession .
Checks and balances was not covered at the University of Boston. Only how to put a condom on a cucumber.
The GOP should suggest this when they take the House and Senate.
The President ought to say after reelection that he will honor AOC’s wishes and move to expand the court.
If “new” judges can be hired, they can be fired. None of this is covered by either rules or law. “Screw the SCOTUS”, they are saying.
All Federal judgeships are lifetime appointments..................
Senate.gov records a 53 to 46 vote.
Or shrink it. What’s to stop R’s from saying “Nah, 15 is too many. We’re going back to 9 and fire the most recently appointed justices”?
I love this! These weirdos have a week left to scare undecided normal people before the election, and they’re not wasting a minute of it.
They clearly cannot see where this leads. The Supreme Court is the last bastion of law and order for this country. It’s the last pillar maintaining the constitutional republic. If they expand the court to 13 justices, the next election we expand it to 100. Then they expand it to 1,000. Then it loses all meaning. The last pillar of law and order falls.
They are risking the very foundations upon which this country is built and what they can’t see is the chaotic Hell that’s unleashed once those foundations collapse. Forget the economy; that gets annihilated. We’ll all just be fighting each other for survival at that point. Generations of people living here after we’re all dead will still be suffering the consequences from AOC and her short-sighted idiot followers.
Half the people you pass on the street have IQs of 100 or lower.
Those are Democrats.
Trump will expand the court to 11 by nominating two more judges and then pass a law limiting the judges to 11.
Then Justices Breyer and Thomas will retire and Trump will appoint two more justices making it a total of 3+2+2 = 7 justices appointed by Trump.
Gentle advice to the left: Don’t poke an angry bear.
GOP should be running ads 24/7 immediately. Will they? DOUBTFUL
Alexandria expresses herself best with Interpretive dance.....
What do you think shes saying with that dance?
Shes either expressing her desire to pack the court or theres a Murder Wasp in her underwear.
You can smell the burning ozone in the air around them when they try to think.
They only succeed in hurting themselves massive headaches.
I’ve seen smarter tadpoles.
I am so sick of seeing the ignorant brainless bitch and her collective freakshow associates. The demonic Party is nothing more than a evil cult filled with vile, brainless sociopaths...
Good point. So you can't 'fire' them per se, but I don't know if it's ever been tested whether that means you can't obsolete a court or seat.
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