Democratic Lawmakers Call for Court Packing Minutes After Coney Barret Confirmed to Supreme Court

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Minutes after Judge Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court this week, Democratic lawmakers began calling for the High Court to be expanded so it can be packed with liberal justices.

At 8:06pm on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) wrote that Barrett had been confirmed to the Court by the Senate. Just seven minutes later far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) posted a message calling for the Supreme Court to be expanded.

A few minutes after that, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) posted “Expand the Court.”

Then Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA)…

Democratic candidate for president Joe Biden pledged to appoint a commission that will introduce ways to overhaul the nation’s court system should he be elected president.

Biden said the system is “getting out of whack.”

Overhauling the court system has only recently become a major flashpoint in Leftist circles. President Trump, because of vacancies, has been able to appoint three justices to lifetime positions on the Supreme Court.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said this week that court expansion should perhaps go beyond just the Supreme Court. “Should we expand the court, lets take a look and see,” Pelosi said. “Maybe we need more district courts as well.”

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