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Republicans furious at Dems' attempt to ‘pack' the Supreme Court as group of lawmakers unveil expansion bill

21 days ago   |   By RT

House and Senate Democrats have unveiled a new act that would expand the US Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices after President Joe Biden refused to be drawn on his position on such a move during his election campaign.
The historic potential shake-up of America's top federal court has angered Republicans who have accused the Biden administration of “packing” the bench - an effort to eat away at the court's conservative majority.
There have remained nine Supreme Court justices since 1869, with a current 6-3 majority in Republicans' favor.
On Thursday, the Judiciary Act of 2021 was...
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There Are 9 Supreme Court Justices. New Bill Would Make It 13

There Are 9 Supreme Court Justices. New Bill Would Make It 13

21 days ago   |   By Newser

Last week, President Biden signed an executive order to set up a commission dedicated to studying possible reforms to the Supreme Court, including an increase in the number of justices on the bench. Congressional Democrats, however, aren't waiting for the results of the panel's report due out in six months,...
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