Democrat’s Supreme Court Packing Bill Political ‘Takeover’ of Judiciary, Expert SaysEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Several Democrat lawmakers have announced a bill to expand the Supreme Court by adding four additional justices, which would “fundamentally compromise and undermine two branches of government,” according to an expert. “This would be the greatest takeover of the judicial branch by the political branches since America was founded,” said Thomas Jipping, federal judiciary expert at the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank and former counsel to Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). He pointed out that to push the bill through the Senate, Democrats would need to abolish the legislative filibuster, which requires 60 votes to pass most bills rather than a simple majority. “That would be the most radical change in the Senate, as an institution, in more than 200 years,” Jipping told The Epoch Times. “And there is no conceivable argument that that is worth the cost to the liberty that judicial independence makes possible.” Democrats only hold 50 seats …Read More

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