McConnell rips Democrats, say they're attempting to redefine court packing to help Biden

Posted on AllSides October 14th, 2020
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday Democrats are trying to redefine the term “court packing” in a way to evade Democratic presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden’s unwillingness to directly weigh in on the issue ahead of November elections.

“A prominent philosopher wrote that when leaders abuse language, it is because they seek to abuse power,” the Kentucky Republican said. “Anyone who studied U.S. history in high school knows that ‘court-packing’ has a clear definition: A partisan attempt to expand the Supreme Court beyond nine seats, so new justices can...

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