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The most radical Democratic plan to fix the Supreme Court yet

Posted on AllSides January 31st, 2020
From The Left
Supreme Court, court packing, Tom Steyer

What if we have to destroy the judiciary in order to save democracy?

At a campaign stop in Iowa, Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer embraced a radical proposal to counter Republican domination of the Supreme Court — court-packing.

After Justice Antonin Scalia died in 2016, stripping Republicans of their Supreme Court majority in the process, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promptly announced that he would not allow anyone President Obama nominated to fill this vacancy to be confirmed. After President Trump won the 2016 election, Republicans confirmed Neil Gorsuch to...

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