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Supreme Court packing bill to be introduced in House and Senate tomorrow…
https://citizenfreepress.com/breaking/breaking-supreme-court-packing-bill-to-be-introduced-in-house- ^ | Posted by Kane on April 15, 2021 1:23 am

Posted on 04/15/2021 5:52:58 AM PDT by Red Badger

Just hit the wires…

Congressional Democrats plan to unveil legislation expanding the size of the Supreme Court on Thursday, according to three congressional sources familiar with the closely held measure.

The bill would add four seats to the high court, bringing the total to 13, from the current 9. The number of justices on the Court has fluctuated widely throughout the course of the nation’s history. Republicans currently hold 6 seats, while Democrats hold just 3 after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the quick confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

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.

This story is developing…


TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bidenadm; courtpacking; edmarkey; intimidatescotus; nadler; scotus
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1 posted on 04/15/2021 5:52:58 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: Red Badger
If this passes, anyone want to guess what the final number of SC justices will be in 6 years?
2 posted on 04/15/2021 5:54:05 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Red Badger

It’s time.


3 posted on 04/15/2021 5:55:01 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: liberalh8ter

“If this passes, anyone want to guess what the final number of SC justices will be in 6 years?”

137?


4 posted on 04/15/2021 5:55:17 AM PDT by brownsfan (Term limits! Without term limits, we are doomed.)
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To: Red Badger
First, the Dims have to get rid of the filibuster.

That is the key to expansion.

5 posted on 04/15/2021 5:55:41 AM PDT by Wizdum (Tyranny always ends badly for the tyrannical. Ask Ceaușescu, Gaddafi or Saddam.)
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To: Red Badger

You know things are bad when Capsize Johnson has a hand in it.


6 posted on 04/15/2021 5:57:02 AM PDT by GMThrust
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To: Red Badger

This will not happen but it is an intimidation tactic to SCOTUS.


7 posted on 04/15/2021 5:58:34 AM PDT by frogjerk (I will not do business with fascists)
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To: frogjerk

Don’t bet the rent money on that........................


8 posted on 04/15/2021 6:00:27 AM PDT by Red Badger ("We've always been at war with Climate Change, Winston."..............................)
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To: liberalh8ter

If this passes, the poser in chief and congress will be able to act with impunity imposing draconian EO & EA with the court’s blessing.


9 posted on 04/15/2021 6:00:41 AM PDT by grcuster
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To: Red Badger

I’m not - just my opinion.


10 posted on 04/15/2021 6:02:18 AM PDT by frogjerk (I will not do business with fascists)
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To: Red Badger

2022 can’t come fast enough.


11 posted on 04/15/2021 6:07:06 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: frogjerk

Exactly.


12 posted on 04/15/2021 6:11:30 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Red Badger

We should completely ignore any laws manufactured under this fraudulent 50-50-1 Senate, much less a bogus packed SCOTUS.


13 posted on 04/15/2021 6:18:56 AM PDT by Travis McGee (EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: liberalh8ter

I’ll take the over.


14 posted on 04/15/2021 6:23:49 AM PDT by the lone haranguer (All civilized men love peace, but all truly civilized men must despise pacifism.)
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To: Red Badger

Stolen says he’s just studying the possibility, but I bet he can study up four nominees mos koshi.


15 posted on 04/15/2021 6:24:32 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 ("The impossible happens all the time. You just have to believe." Will Robinson)
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To: Red Badger; Hiskid; SisterK; stars & stripes forever

Prayer Alert if there ever was one. 🚨


16 posted on 04/15/2021 6:25:51 AM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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To: Red Badger

Why? The present court configuration put then in power and is keeping them in power. There is no need to change the court, it is doing everything the Dens want.


17 posted on 04/15/2021 6:36:27 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (For accuracy, always replace “Biden” with “Biden’s Handlers”)
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To: grcuster
Thinking about this, if they keep stacking the court it will become impossible for it to function. Perhaps that's the ultimate goal?
18 posted on 04/15/2021 6:36:33 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: grcuster

Only if the states follow the rulings.


19 posted on 04/15/2021 6:36:39 AM PDT by nonliberal (Caput gerat lupinum)
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To: Red Badger

The Court had an opportunity to head this off but didn’t .


20 posted on 04/15/2021 6:38:21 AM PDT by Reily
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