Conservatives Decry Efforts to Expand Supreme CourtEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Efforts by House Democrats to expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court have been met by intense opposition by conservatives and moderates. House Democrats on Thursday ramped up their lobbying efforts to “pack the court” following their unsuccessful attempts last year to stop then-Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination from going through by introducing a bill to expand the court from nine to 13 justices. Republicans and conservatives are now fiercely condemning what they claim to be an attempt to undermine the integrity and people’s trust in the U.S. Supreme Court. On the same day that the Democrats bill was unveiled, Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), chair of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, launched a Republican effort to keep the number of seats in the nation’s top court at nine through a constitutional amendment. He said that the Democrat’s attempts to expand the court stems from their hunger for power and …Read More

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