The Biden administration has begun setting up a commission aimed at Supreme Court reform and the federal judiciary, according to a Politico report.
Democratic Georgia Senate candidate Raphael Warnock was asked twice during the Georgia Senate runoff debate Sunday night to clarify his position on whether Democrats should packing the Supreme Court, refusing to answer directly if elected how he would respond to pressure to vote on this topic.
Before Judge Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in to become the ninth justice of the Supreme Court, members of the House progressive “Squad” group immediately expressed outraged to the news late Monday evening, with all four saying it is time to “expand the court.”
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Monday ruled out the idea of considering term limits for Supreme Court justices, but raised the possibility of rotating justices “from one court to another court.”
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in an interview with CBS News’ “60 Minutes” said if elected, he will put together a “bipartisan commission” of legal scholars that will be tasked to study and provide recommendations to reform the “out of whack” judicial system, his latest punt on giving a clear response as to whether he would pack the Supreme Court.
Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden vowed to come out with a “clear position” on court-packing before Nov. 3rd. However, he stated his decision will depend on how the Senate handles the floor process to confirm President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett.