Nadler proposes Senate expand number of SCOTUS justices if Dems win election

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  1. DonGlock26

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    "Nadler proposes Senate expand number of SCOTUS justices if Dems win election

    He said confirming a new justice before the next term was 'undemocratic'


    Rep. Jerry Nadler punched back at Republicans proposing to confirm a new Supreme Court justice before the next term by suggesting Democrats add seats to the bench if they win control of the Senate in November.

    “If Sen. McConnell and @SenateGOP were to force through a nominee during the lame duck session—before a new Senate and President can take office—then the incoming Senate should immediately move to expand the Supreme Court,” Nadler wrote on Twitter.

    “Filling the SCOTUS vacancy during a lame duck session, after the American people have voted for new leadership, is undemocratic and a clear violation of the public trust in elected officials. Congress would have to act and expanding the court would be the right place to start,” the New York Democrat continued.

    https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nadler-senate-expand-scotus-justices-dems-win-election "
     
  2. Officer's Match

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    Demonic rat-like attempt to change the rules when things don't go their way. The previous bath-house frequenting fellow could rule by fiat and that was just dandy - right EneMedia? But they will be good little puppy dogs and push the demonic and rat-like narrative.
     
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    And they dont get the end game.

    As soon as REP wuld get all three branches, the court would be expanded again to give Conservatives the majority....

    Wash, rinse, repeat
     
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    I was about to comment, but Pete perfection, beat me to it.
     
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    The Democrat leadership have been saying this for a long time.

    This is the plan, not an idle threat.

    When they get control of both houses and the White House, they WILL pack the court. They will expand the SCOTUS to 19 seats and fill every new seat with a progressive, activist judge.

    They will expand every Federal District Court in the same manner, flooding the openings with marxists and establishing legislative benches all over the nation that will stomp down any smaller courts so they SCOTUS doesn't even hear most abuses of power.

    The Constitution will be no more valuable than a piece of used toilet paper and the country will be destroyed in less than a decade.
     
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    The entire party of KKK Byrd believes it is entitled to control, and it is so annoying to have to deal with elections.
     
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    Still, the same old playbook, first tried with the disgrace FDR
     
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    Didn't FDR try that? SCOTUS configuratio has been 9 justices since what? Grant's admin?

    Guessing the ******** can hope this all they want but....
     
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    First off, it's not lame duck term. Second, why do they think Biden is going to win? Third, these democrats are just scum of the earth type people.

    Now, if we can just get Roberts to retire, the Country would be back on the right path.
     
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    The argument is moot as I see it.

    There are two possible outcomes:

    1) Trump puts forward a nominee and she gets confirmed. The election gets contested and the SCOTUS follows the Constitution and we have a legitimate president.

    2) Trump puts forward a nominee and she doesn't get confirmed. Knowing that a SCOTUS position is at risk, the same "silent majority" who were motivated to come out and vote last will do so again and there will be no question who the president will be.

    No win situation either way for the Democrats.
     
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    The larger problem with this election is if no candidate is a clear EC winner and the House gets to pick the winner... The SCOTUS doesn't even get involved.
     
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    They do realize that the number of justices is arbitrary. Just like the nuclear option the D's imposed this will blow up in their face. I could see more justices then senate members as each new party adds 3 more to get their agenda through!!!
     
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    Again, it is a no win situation again. If it goes to the House, Trump is president. Each state gets the same number of votes. So the Republicans control 26 states, the Democrats control 23 with one split. It only takes 26 votes.

    Trump wins again.
     
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    Justice roberts should be impeached. Thanks to the traitor BUSH, we got roberts.
     
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    We have perfect 2020 vision, they will "clearly see" that TRUMP/PENCE are the winner`s.
     
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    nadler.... just shut up and go back
    to the “Lollipop Guild” you little vermin!
     
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    Since the Democrats want to increase the number of justices , President Trump should do it , if he is re-elected .
     
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    Congress needs to vote to change the number, so Trump would need both the House and the Senate.
     
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    Well Nadler can **** in one hand and Schumer can **** in his other hand.
     
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