Senate Minority Chairman Mitch McConnell had the courage to accuse President Biden of the trial when he lost it over the President who may add more SCOTUS judges.
Here is McConnell’s full statement:
This new Trial Commission is not a serious lynchpin for the Democrats’ political attacks on the Court of Justice. It is just an attempt to disguise these attacks in false legitimacy.
My full statement: pic.twitter.com/qX639r68M3
– Leader McConnell (@LeaderMcConnell) April 9, 2021
McConnell said in part, “Anyone who was surprised by the formation of a supreme court packing commission just wasn’t paying attention. This faux-academic study of a non-existent problem fits right in with the Liberals’ longstanding campaign to politicize the Court, intimidate its members, and undermine its independence. This is not a new, serious, or sober lynchpin in the Democratic political attack on the Court of Justice. It is just an attempt to disguise these ongoing attacks in false legitimacy. It is disappointing that anyone, liberal or conservative, would believe this attack by participating in the commission. “
It’s like Mitch McConnell doesn’t believe the American people will notice that he spent the entire Trump administration filling the courts with partisans to politicize the judiciary.
The formation of a commission to investigate the enlargement of the Supreme Court was one of the more moderate steps President Biden could have taken. Biden has not taken office and announced plans to add three or four more justices to the Supreme Court, but the fact that that is being considered is enough to scare Mitch McConnell because, thanks to changes in filibuster rules, Democrats could be expand the Supreme Court with zero Republican votes.
Senator McConnell watches the Democrats thwart his obstructive tactics and threatens to reverse his attack on the judiciary. Anything Mitch McConnell did to the country could be wiped away by Joe Biden and the Democrats in Congress.
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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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