Justice Breyer Warns Against Calls To Expand The Supreme Court | NBC News NOW

2021-ж., 7-апр.
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Justice Stephen Breyer warned against calls to expand the Supreme Court, saying that increasing the number of justices could impact the public's trust of their decisions. NBC News' Pete Williams has details.
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  • Perhaps more than ever before, post the 2020 election, the most compelling federal question raised during over 200 years, has been to keep the 3 U.S. Powers delicate Balance invariant against encroachment, an apparent shift today in the balance between the President and the U.S. Supreme Court. Such dangerous encroachment shifting may be analyzed since the Law Giver, MOSES, the Supreme Leader of the 12 Tribes Union, vis-a-vis the U.S. President today, vs. AHARON, the Supreme Cohen-Priest vis-a-vis the U.S. Supreme Court today, and JOSHOAH, the People Supreme Leader, who may be associated with the evolution and CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS OF THE U.S. Congress...

    Benjamin Gal-OrBenjamin Gal-Or23 саат мурун
  • Judge Breyer is among the smartest in the country. Listen to him.

    J BryantJ BryantКүн мурун
  • They're trying to threaten the supreme court justices on critical cases.

    Viva la VidaViva la VidaКүн мурун
  • I don't care what the law means for sick abused minds, old fox, time to use the Federal law to all level and bring the ECONOMY back should be your focus. No more expended, apply the LAW!!!!!!!! Stop being a JERK... What is wrong with the Constitution of thew USA that all agree upon? I see you all need a policy that helps you get integrated with the law and none of you should make any amendment anymore so everyone make sense. Supreme Court with Barrett was a joke, now playing ping pong affects new generation, furthermore it is traumatizing knowing that the policies always attack plebeians and peasants and nothing is done from Supreme Court in term of power and decisions when all by the ears from congress down all amends everything from everywhere in their personal interest and share through their policy from the state to the top wicked and abhorrent and the answer is they basically rive the country goods and services.

    Free World2021Free World20212 күн мурун
  • Democrats are gross

    Jonas ColmerJonas Colmer2 күн мурун
  • The homeless people think they've been judged enough by the existing supreme court.

    Cami GallesCami Galles2 күн мурун
  • Let's all stop being polite and just say we know what the Democrats are up to--they want our country to turn communist or Marxist or both and we won't have it!

    BacktheBlueBacktheBlue2 күн мурун
  • 45 is gone bye bye. He did whatever he wanted regardless of law or constitution. Now 46 gets to do what he wants within the law and constitution. Get over it. YOU LOST

    Diana CacheyDiana Cachey3 күн мурун
  • Tyranny at its finest

    Andrew AntonazzoAndrew Antonazzo3 күн мурун
  • The Supremes thought they could inoculate themselves by not even hearing voting cases, guess their plan is failing. The court will become an extension of The House, on steroids

    Brian CaseyBrian Casey3 күн мурун
  • the dems are asking him to step down?...if I where him I would be watching my six!...these liberal/dems are capable of anything to get power!

    Rick N.Rick N.3 күн мурун
  • They know the country will lean conservative for 20 years. Supreme Court judges can alter the course of the country... Presidents come and go

    cooldudecscooldudecs3 күн мурун
  • Biden is our first totalitarian president. Troops around the Capitol. 50 Executive Orders. Packing the Court. Raising taxes during a pandemic. Attacking the Georgia legislature for their wanting to eliminate electoral fraud.

    Robert FRobert F3 күн мурун
  • Shocker it's happening.

    Texas GuyTexas Guy3 күн мурун
  • 'We have put together, I think, the most extensive and inclusive voter fraud organization in the history of American politics.'- Dementia Biden RIGGED ELECTION --- RIGGED ELECTION --- 🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞 DEMENTIA -- DEMENTIA -- DEMENTIA 🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞🦞

    Barry O'BlarneyBarry O'Blarney3 күн мурун
  • So Democrats want an old justice to retire yet pelosi, Schumer, Feinstein et al will stay forever. They are ridiculous.

    Joe JrJoe Jr3 күн мурун
  • Biden has no right to mess with supreme courts he needs to go

    Corina GallegosCorina Gallegos3 күн мурун
  • You involve Supreme Court in cases where is none of their business and ignore the real interpretation of the law. How much government power should have and how come with them in power the world has so much poor in it today? Supreme court seeing only 0.5% cases and seeing the criminal behavior 100% in so many case and no intervention its a shame!

    Free World2021Free World20214 күн мурун
  • Crooked Joe is absolutely ruining our great nation. Little by little...

    Moe ManMoe Man5 күн мурун
  • Party

    Francis KarangwaFrancis Karangwa6 күн мурун
  • Is there any constitution that define 9 justices as a maximum limit?? We had 9 justices when our population may be 50 million but now we're I guess 350 million I suggest 11 or 13 justices at the same time law makers should enact a law where no one should have 2 more justices at any given time

    Francis KarangwaFrancis Karangwa6 күн мурун
    • And what is the reasoning for the number of justices rising with population numbers? The justices are not representatives. Whether there are 5 or 9 is no different than if there are 13. The only reason to add more justices is if you're trying to pack the court with your ideologically aligned puppets which means from that point on the judicial branch will finally disappear and become a puppet of the executive branch. In other words: authoritarianism.

      awd dsaawd dsa3 күн мурун
  • Nobody support packing the court. Democrats make it as if the left wants it. They don't!!! You add some and then when a republican get in they'll add more... When will it stop?. Your diluting and in turn destroying the court

    Joey MacJoey Mac7 күн мурун
  • Ppl still watch NBC!

    Kert HowardKert Howard7 күн мурун
  • If the Democrats expand the court what's to stop the Republicans from doing the same thing when they regain the Presidency? The Court will have have lost all credibility as an impartial tribunal.

    sierragreensierragreen7 күн мурун
    • There is none, that's the point. All that will happen is that the judicial branch will die right then and there and the US will become WAY more authoritarian as presidents are able to just add 13+ or whatever justices are needed that ideologically align with them to pass whatever legislation they want even if it is unconstitutional.

      awd dsaawd dsa3 күн мурун
  • So this is why they want him out! Biden and his cronies are so sneaky. How old was Ginsberg?

    Jayne PetersenJayne Petersen7 күн мурун
  • Go retire you old fool. Take away the courts power and only have one justice Roberts.

    Loraine JonesLoraine Jones7 күн мурун
  • Thank you Justice Breyer for standing up for what’s right, truly an honorable man.

    rnelson299rnelson2997 күн мурун
  • Most career politicians are Bad. They have no idea what it's like to live & work as a middle-class American. They need to move on and get a real job.

    SkydiverSkydiver7 күн мурун
  • Every Congressman & Senator who goes along with this politically motivated packing of the Supreme Court needs to be Primaried and voted out of Congress.

    SkydiverSkydiver7 күн мурун
  • You know people who know the goal to talk about this no what happened girl what happened four years ago when Trump when Trump was doing

    Curtis RouseCurtis Rouse8 күн мурун
  • And the propagandists at NBC rush in to cover for Biden by not calling it court packing...

    david abedavid abe8 күн мурун
  • Democrats want control over the supreme court, or at the very least a 5-4 split in one way or another, yet they are calling for Justice Breyer to resign for no other reason than they want someone younger in there. To me, there is no greater sign of disrespect anybody can give a supreme court justice. I don't think there has been a justice in the history of our country who represented the so-called liberal wing of the supreme court better than Breyer has. His dissent in DC vs Heller single handedly dismantled the 2nd amendment, and laid the groundworks for future justices to re-think that decision, even perhaps give congress the legal argument to amend the 2nd amendment. This is a man democrats should want on the court until the day he dies, yet they somehow still favor the republican logic of packing the court in your favor and replacing the old with the young. I can't believe democrats are even discussing trying to push Breyer into retirement.

    The Right Side of WrongThe Right Side of Wrong8 күн мурун
  • In the midst of a deadly pandemic - With Amy Barrett and a GOP led Supreme Court- In another late-night ruling, the Supreme Court on Friday blocked another California coronavirus restriction on religious gatherings, saying the state’s limits on home-based Bible-study and prayer sessions. By Alex Swoyer - The Washington Times - Saturday, April 10, 2021

    Gary SantosGary Santos8 күн мурун
  • Balance the court!!!!

    Julius GutezaJulius Guteza8 күн мурун
    • @Julius Guteza John Roberts is a liberal based on the way he votes.

      Jackson WillbertJackson Willbert3 күн мурун
    • @Julius Guteza So if Biden appoints 3 more leftists judges by packing the court will you feel that it is balanced? What you don't understand is that Trump got elected and 3 judges retired or died so he appointed his picks. That's the way the system works. Biden want to add judges so he can appoint them. Big difference.

      Matt DillonMatt Dillon5 күн мурун
    • @Matt Dillon in 9 current members of supreme court, 6 of them are conservatives, trump nuke 3 judges in his tenure. But "BALANCE" yes?? 😂💀

      Julius GutezaJulius Guteza6 күн мурун
    • Does "balance the court" mean ad justices until your side is in power? Why does the left always feel that "unity" and "balance" only are happening when they're winning?

      Matt DillonMatt Dillon6 күн мурун
  • In the future America (2nd beast of Revelation 13 will form an image to the 1st beast(Papacy). Lamb like beast with 2 horns (separation of church and state)that will speak as a dragon (Through its LAWS). No wonder in the future there will be Sunday Law (forced Sunday worship/rest/false Sabbath) will be passed as prophecied which is the Mark of the beast because its the counterfeit of God’s true Bible Saturday sabbath/rest which Satan hates because Sabbath is a memorial of God’s creation and He as A CREATOR of all. This Sunday law, Whoever will not comply will be persecuted, killed, cant buy or sell. However God will save His people and the end will come. FYI: Not to mention 6 out 9 justices currently are Catholics.

    BermudeBermude8 күн мурун
  • All of this tyranny from communist obama biden harris and the foreign elites are going to cause states to secede at warp speed. Americans won't put up with COMMUNISM

    Met XXMet XX8 күн мурун
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg when asked about this said 9 is the right number! But Biden/Dems don't care about RBG or obviously justice Breyer!

    PaulPaul8 күн мурун
  • Thank you, Mr. #Breyer.

    JA LevichJA Levich8 күн мурун
  • Democrats are a joke 😂😂😂 They attacked the electoral college until joe biden won 😂😂😂 They wanted to break the rules because they didnt wanna violate RBG’s dying wish 😂😂😂 And now this , like fine pack the court but don’t complain if trump won and he started doing just that 😂😂😂

    a ja j8 күн мурун
    • @Roger Penrose but thats issue, the system has nothing wrong with it if it was working in their favor. They say trump is bad and racist as if joe biden is any better. Trump brought stability in the middle east for the first time in a long time. Peace with israel and terrorists were dealt with. Dementia joe literally took the office months ago and made coup in jordan.. I am from the middle east and I couldnt care less about how politically incorrect you can be as long as we are safe as people. Call me whatever racial slur you can find or better yet combine them all in a sentence as long as you dont drop 26,000 bombs on us like obama did in his last few years. 26,000 bombs thats a bomb every 15 minutes but according to the media we shouldnt care because democrats are good and not racist, I encourage you to be racist against me if you wont drop anymore bombs and leave us alone.

      a ja j8 күн мурун
    • It doesn't matter though, Biden won the popular vote.

      Roger PenroseRoger Penrose8 күн мурун
  • The only thing Justice Breyer has to worry about is if he'll still live during Biden's administration. Him and Thomas have got to go!

    Jazz4Ever1929Jazz4Ever19298 күн мурун
  • In NY Rich “liberal” “progressive” democrats get bored easily so the city council and mayor that answers to them, released thugs from jail to prey on un-armed citizens as entertainment for the rich (think Roman times, coliseum), the connected politically, and rich have armed security or firearm carry licenses themselves, so they will be just fine. NY liberal progressive politicians deny citizens their civil right to self defense! The only chance the citizenry has is to be armed themselves. 2A is clear; “keep” is to have, “bear” is to carry, “regulated” is equipped, in proper working order NOT the leftist lie of gov rules! “Militia” is the people. Service in a militia is not a requirement! It is an Individual Right! (Not collective). USA citizens have a RIGHT to carry a firearm for self defense including in NYC!!!

    DamianDamian8 күн мурун
  • I am a final year UG student of Kerala University This mail is to inform UGC about our pathetic condition. We are in a stressful situation that our sixth semester examinations are scheduled from 15th April without proper gap between exams.Now our third semester Improvent exams are going on.Sixth semester Portions are not completed yet .Soon after the improvenment ,6th sem exams are commencing, so that teachers don't have time to finish the portions and we don't have enough time even to study the important topics. We are unable to finish our topics within this time. Since it's our final semester examinations we would like to score good marks. Also practicals are not started yet. Even the syllabus have not been completed. Fifth semester examination ended last week. After Lockdown ,every week we are writing semester exams. We are in so much stress that we can't study properly.We have filed many complaints regarding this to media and students union.Some days before election ,students decided to boycott election due to misconduct of Kerala University and so they postponed 2 exams scheduled on 15th and 17th of April and informed further changes will be announced after election. But after election it was not considered and rejected without any consideration. Kindly consider our Mental health condition and please do something to postpone our sixth semester examination with proper gap in between exams so that we would be able to prepare well.Sincerely expecting a positive response. Our 3rd(improvement), 5th and 6th semester exam time tables are attached along. Yours Respectfully KU Students.

    Crizz zzCrizz zz8 күн мурун
  • If dems had control of the supreme courts nobody would be saying term limits, what a joke. Dems have should they dirty rats

    Jey CalcJey Calc8 күн мурун
  • If Biden packs the court, it will set a terrible precedent. It will give way too much power to the executive branch. This is the type of thing that happened in Venezuela.

    A Guy In a VanA Guy In a Van8 күн мурун
    • @China Joe His their puppet.

      ZMAPP ChanZMAPP Chan2 күн мурун
    • @Ethan Weeter lol biden isnt moderate and he would only appoint women activists of color

      China JoeChina Joe3 күн мурун
    • @China Joe First off, Communism would not mean more Justices. Second, an unbalanced Court if nothing great for all Americans. A balanced moderate court would be better. I think Biden will appoint moderates judges or at least that is my hope.

      Ethan WeeterEthan Weeter3 күн мурун
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      A Guy In a VanA Guy In a Van7 күн мурун
  • We have Supreme Court because it’s American!!! Stop trying to change this country. Who are you to say pack the courts and don’t like it when a Supreme Court Justice warns you???

    JulieJulie8 күн мурун
  • Tell Biden he needs to retire now. I pray this cancel culture will stop!!! Do not cave -

    JulieJulie8 күн мурун
  • So now you folks are going to threaten a supreme court justice with your political machine, only in america

    Moving Too FastMoving Too Fast8 күн мурун
  • I honestly can't disagree with what Justice Breyer said, but the thing is, we didn't start the fire. WE didn't make the court political. No president in recent history, Republican or Democrat, ever tried to expand or pack the court until Trump. HE made this political, not us. It would be ideal if ALL of politics could be non-partisan or at least bi-partisan, but that's just not the way the world works anymore, and we can't afford to leave the courts unbalanced by the most corrupt president in US history.

    Chris TomskyChris Tomsky8 күн мурун
  • Its absolutely amazing how almost 90% of people in the comments are absolutely illiterate when it comes to the job of the judicial branch!

    Charlie 7-feetCharlie 7-feet8 күн мурун
  • Career Politicians calling for term limits on judges? May they drown in their hypocrisy!

    War BabyWar Baby8 күн мурун
    • 45 is gone bye bye. He did whatever he wanted regardless of law or constitution. Now 46 gets to do what he wants within the law and constitution. Get over it. YOU LOST

      Diana CacheyDiana Cachey3 күн мурун
    • Pack pack pack pack pack. Whatever. Far right is losing a war they started AND rigged. 🤣🤣

      Diana CacheyDiana Cachey3 күн мурун
    • @Darth Jar Jar Binks The Garland seat was only open because Mitch would not allow the pick to go through. Obama did not leave it vacant, Mitch did. Just like Obama tried to appoint federal judges to vacancies and Mitch said no. He kept Obama from doing his job. That being said, that is not Trump’s fault. However, Trump bragging about filling vacancies is a bad argument though.

      Ethan WeeterEthan Weeter3 күн мурун
    • @Lucas Pearson Stolen? Lord, you are stupid. The seats were open when Trump was in office. Nothing was stolen. If it was Barry, would you be saying the same? I get the feeling that you wouldn’t.

      Darth Jar Jar BinksDarth Jar Jar Binks3 күн мурун
    • @Skydiver hes not trying to do that all even though republicans stole 3 supreme court judge picks and yes they were stolen via double standards and republican dickery

      Lucas PearsonLucas Pearson7 күн мурун
  • Roberts is the Chief Justice and can refuse to seat another justice without a vacancy. So can we trust Roberts to have a spine.

    mssedmebichmssedmebich8 күн мурун
    • No

      S SS S2 күн мурун
    • @Mackenzie Goodwin who do you think has to swear in a new judge? They can't be seated until the Chief Justice swears them in. Oh, and lifetime appointments so hard to remove him from that seat.

      Adam KassanaAdam Kassana7 күн мурун
    • @Mackenzie Goodwin And who rules on what is constitutional? If they know what the democrats are trying to pull then they can pull it right back.

      mssedmebichmssedmebich7 күн мурун
    • This is completely untrue. Congress has complete control over the structure of the courts, not the chief justice. It's in the Constitution.

      Mackenzie GoodwinMackenzie Goodwin7 күн мурун
  • All Justices need to speak up now on the move to take over the Supreme Court by a President. Sickening.

    Langley JLangley J8 күн мурун
  • Breyer should retire when he's ready to. It's insane that these dems are pushing him out the door. Glad he spoke out against this insane idea of changing the structure of the court. leave it alone ! He's not the only one that stated this . RGB said the same thing. These are legal professionals , they know what they are talking about. These career politicians should have term limits . They are the ones that tainted the supreme court nomination process and made it political .

    Kathy SolizKathy Soliz9 күн мурун
  • The Supreme Court is and viewed as political!!! Give me a break

    Kelly SmootKelly Smoot9 күн мурун
    • But it's not supposed to be. If you notice, sometimes conservative justices rule against what "their side" wants. Liberal justices NEVER do that! It's the left that veiws the court as political. It's how they rule when they lose the house and the senate. They've been doing it for decades.

      Matt DillonMatt Dillon6 күн мурун
  • The supreme court is not political, April joke. Selfish lair.

    Alex HassanAlex Hassan9 күн мурун
    • They didn’t view Trumps case at all and it’s conservative leaning...

      cooldudecscooldudecs3 күн мурун
  • First of all, you may not view them as political. But I and the rest of us American who votes, do consider them political. This is nunsense, the supreme Court Justices are nominated by the president with a D or a R next to their name that makes them political.

    Mcclarin FulandoMcclarin Fulando9 күн мурун
  • trump put two tards on it, so I think the courts lost some of their reputation. mcconnell hasn't spent the last 4 years packing the courts.

    tlaktlak10 күн мурун
  • Pack the courts and make it permanently Democratic. Also make the legislature and the White House permanently democratic

    Τhξ ΗεrετιcΤhξ Ηεrετιc10 күн мурун
  • Haven't been trustworthy since Citizens United.

    Michelle MMichelle M10 күн мурун
    • They are all corrupt liars on the supreme court.

      Loraine JonesLoraine Jones7 күн мурун
  • They are bought and paid for by the Federalist! 2 aren't even Qualified! Like we trust it now SMH

    Michelle MMichelle M10 күн мурун
  • Not sure what Supreme Court Justice Breyer has been sitting on ,but theirs been no trust in the US Supreme Court for at least the past 20 years. But with Trumps choices we do know what a kangaroo court looks like.

    Mike KuboMike Kubo10 күн мурун
  • Who cares he’s a liberal hack no courage

    LSU SAINTSLSU SAINTS10 күн мурун
  • He didn't have much to say when Trump got 3 picks.

    Brian SmartBrian Smart10 күн мурун
    • Ok you got it.

      Brian SmartBrian Smart4 күн мурун
    • @Brian Smart Can you please explain to me how mitch holding the seat has anything to do with packing the court? Nobody added justices. Why does the left always cry "that's not fair" but when they have the chance they grab all the power they can. Would you be this upset if Biden added seats to the court? Would you think that was wrong or unfair? Let me answer for you, no you wouldn't. You'd be happy.

      Matt DillonMatt Dillon5 күн мурун
    • @Matt Dillon Oh I guess you forgot about Mitch holding a seat for a year. Si I do know what I'm talking about.

      Brian SmartBrian Smart5 күн мурун
    • That's because TRUMP GOT 3 PICKS! Trump didn't create 3 picks to help his side get power. You have no idea what you're talking about. Packing the court is adding seats while you're in office so that you can fill them with your own picks. Trump filled the seats as they became available. Trump followed correct procedure.

      Matt DillonMatt Dillon6 күн мурун
  • They are just trying to pack the courts

    Flash SiedartaFlash Siedarta10 күн мурун
  • Maybe the last 3 put on by Trump should be interviewed. We know Kavanaugh lies and Bryant and Gorsuch were nominated under circumstances w Mitch McConnell personally controlling who went on the court.

    Mary Ann MMary Ann M10 күн мурун
  • They have been changing the courts according to population for years and years. I dont see the problem with this when the side complaining rushed judges through without the other sides consent. It will balance a lopsided court system.

    Ashlynne ShainAshlynne Shain10 күн мурун
    • Yeah, let's balance a lopsided court system by adding a few more Democrat justices. Seriously?

      Johnny SupremeJohnny Supreme9 күн мурун
  • First, Breyer should acknowledge the supreme court has become more political over the last four decades. It is the target of politicians to ensure a certain political bent (just consider what Mcconnell and the GOP has done). And, finally, with many more justices, America will be guaranteed to have everyone's perspective considered not simply rich or those in power.

    Darren EngelsDarren Engels10 күн мурун
  • Pack the courts!!! Absolutely never trust a Republican. NEVER

    DougDoug10 күн мурун
    • @Dejan S That would destroy the country. But yeah, you can’t fire justices. So if they were to do that, then when it would take place when justices retire. I don’t think democrats would be able to pack the courts though, needs to get passed filibuster and Joe Manchin.

      AKzebraMinerAKzebraMiner6 күн мурун
    • @AKzebraMiner Yeah I'm not sure about that. That would be akin to firing the Supreme Court justices and then even decide who to even fire which might be more messy than packing. I truly feel that republicans will pack too if Dems packed it.

      Dejan SDejan S6 күн мурун
    • @Dejan S Or maybe try reversing it back to 9 if it was packed.

      AKzebraMinerAKzebraMiner8 күн мурун
    • And when republicans are in power they will add 30 more than what dems added

      Dejan SDejan S8 күн мурун
    • 🙄

      AKzebraMinerAKzebraMiner8 күн мурун
  • It has to be done because of the partisanship. Trump packed the court, but thats ok. NOT

    Lisa SLisa S10 күн мурун
    • lol do you even understand what pack the court mean? Or are the dems paying you a dime per comment and you just writing whatever garbage that comes to your mind? Pack the Court = Increase the number of judges spots just to fill it up with people of your agenda. Now I ain't no Trump fan but I can definitely say he did not pack the Supreme Court. There were 9 Justices before Trump and there were 9 Justices after Trump left office. Biden on the other hand wants to increase the number of Supreme Court justices to like 14 or something where he will fill new 5 spaces with people according to his own whims. If this happens, trust me, when Republicans come to power they will put like 50 new justices cuz of this bad precedent.

      Dejan SDejan S8 күн мурун
    • @Johnny Supreme Seriously? And who do you mean by "you guys"? Its a fact that Trump appointed 200 judges. And smart people know why he did that.

      Lisa SLisa S9 күн мурун
    • @Lisa S Man you guys have a lot of accusations but you have a real problem backing them up

      Johnny SupremeJohnny Supreme9 күн мурун
    • @Johnny Supreme he appointed 200 judges right after he took office. Easy to fact check.

      Lisa SLisa S9 күн мурун
    • How did Donald Trump pack the court

      Johnny SupremeJohnny Supreme9 күн мурун
  • An easy solution would be for enough of the ones on there to retire so that it is possible to show the voters decisions. If they refuse than of course adding enough justices to show that is another solution.

    BentriverrusherBentriverrusher10 күн мурун
    • @Bentriverrusher Obama didn't have the support of the Senate, Trump did. End of story. If Obama wanted to get MG on, maybe he shouldn't have lost the Senate in 2014. Don't preach morality because you're upset about a court that you've probably never read a single opinion from nor understand what they deliberate about.

      Adam KassanaAdam Kassana6 күн мурун
    • @Bentriverrusher He didn't pack the court, he appointed one whenever there was a vacancy. People are just upset he filled 3 seats in one term and had the support of the Senate. If you want Biden to pack the courts fine, but don't cry if GOP decide to add more judges to the SC later on.

      Adam KassanaAdam Kassana6 күн мурун
    • @Bentriverrusher Ruth Bader Ginsburg was 87 years old when she died. I really don't think it's a very uncharitable argument that she could have stepped down during Obama's second term. We simply do not have a valid excuse to expand the court. There's no reason for it beyond wanting to skew the balance of power towards the incumbent's party. There's an odd amount of judges so that there are no ties; we honestly never needed more than seven. This could just establish a precedent where a Republican president (which we're never going to have again, or at least as we know it) could just pack the court further until we have hundreds of justices; after all, we just add seats whenever we want; so why not?

      Johnny SupremeJohnny Supreme7 күн мурун
    • @Johnny Supreme : So then we are back to the last couple of appointees could retire and or resign now so that the present incumbent could install his choices or put up with a larger court. It is a simple choice.

      BentriverrusherBentriverrusher7 күн мурун
    • @Bentriverrusher The Republicans were wrong then and the Democrats had every right to appoint a judge. And regardless, that's not court packing. Court packing is adding seats to the court specifically so you can gain seats; it's "Packing" a court that's already full.

      Johnny SupremeJohnny Supreme7 күн мурун
  • Justice Breyer NEEDS to STFU😡😡! & RETIRE! The Supreme Court is COMPROMISED as IS😡!

    Glynis JosephGlynis Joseph10 күн мурун
  • The National Basketball Association, the Main stream media and Major League Baseball have decided to be political action committee's for Biden/Harris and the Democrat party. In addition, the following companies below worked on Joe Biden's behalf, fund raised, and campaigned for the Biden, BLM and other far left activist organizations. Financial Boycott whenever possible the following Democrat supporters. NBA, WNBA, MLB, Home Depot, Modelo Beer, Verizon, State Farm Insurance, Progressive Insurance, ESPN, CNN, MSNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, Discovery Channel, Discovery Plus, TNT, TBS, TLC, PBS, OWN, Oxygen, Bloomberg, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Apple, Google, Sonic, US Bank, Coca-Cola products, Best Buy, Wayfair, Kohls, Cigna, Delta, Microsoft, (And any companies advertising with the above.) Pass this along. Hit them where it count$!

    jill roejill roe10 күн мурун
  • Get Rid of All the Old White Man Fossils...the Supreme Court is so Corrupt...makes me Puke!!

    J BJ B10 күн мурун
  • That Supreme Court doesn't not represent us.

    Anna GaleszAnna Galesz10 күн мурун
  • We need term limits on everybody in government

    Mark messickMark messick10 күн мурун
  • As much as I would love a moderate left court, this is not the answer.

    GlenClark ChidleyGlenClark Chidley11 күн мурун
  • The Supreme Court is not seen as political?????????? The Supreme Court is the ultimate Avenue for redress of grievances in this country- above and beyond any other venue. It is the ultimate power in our political paradigm of democracy. Justice Breyer needs to go back to school.

    jcjc11 күн мурун
    • He means politically motivated genius. Also, the job of the Supreme Court is to interpret the Laws/Cases as constitutional or not.. The Supreme Court does not bring politics into their opinions & dissents. You’ve obvi never read one , so don’t comment on the matter!

      V VV V8 күн мурун
  • I thought she was dead.

    Jimme ShelterJimme Shelter11 күн мурун
  • Put 4 liberals on the court while you can!

    John WhiteJohn White11 күн мурун
    • @John White It doesn’t matter the country will transform into a conservative one. The cultural institutions will have to rebalance once the lawsuit flood in

      cooldudecscooldudecs3 күн мурун
    • @typoagain1 if the cons had the majority they would do the same thing and worse! They tamed through barrett in 3 weeks when they blocked Obama 11 months from election! Hypocrites all of them!

      John WhiteJohn White9 күн мурун
    • @John White of course that's your response. Typical tactic for you left. If you can't back up what you say the attack your opponent.

      typoagain1typoagain19 күн мурун
    • @typoagain1 which your not I assume!

      John WhiteJohn White10 күн мурун
    • @John White "Who cares?" How about any intelligent, thinking adult.

      typoagain1typoagain110 күн мурун
  • If the court is expanded, it will be another branch of government down. 1 step closer to dictatorship.

    Jules NemoJules Nemo11 күн мурун
    • Thank you

      n Huertan Huerta11 күн мурун
  • More justices, they let us down with 9, why have more of them. Wasteful spending again by the dems.

    Shirley DickeyShirley Dickey11 күн мурун
  • Breyer's argument against expanding SCOTUS is that expanding it makes it political. But he fails to acknowledge the court was already politicized. In Obama's final two years in office, McConnell politicized the court by refusing the bring any Obama nominees for federal judgeships up for confirmation, including a SCOTUS justice. That left nearly 150 seats vacated for Trump to fill when he took over. Specifically with SCOTUS, senate Republicans argued, with nine months in his term to go, that we should let the next president pick the justice. However, after the 2020 election had already started and people had already voted, Republicans no longer felt the need to wait for the American people to have their voices heard. Republicans already politicized the courts. If Democrats attempt to balance the court, it would be to de-politicize it. That's not how Republicans will spin it, but that's what it will be.

    CEB BCEB B11 күн мурун
  • Think about it, you foolish unAmerican Democrats! For once in your pathetic worthless existence, use that brain of yours!

    Silkwood ArtSilkwood Art11 күн мурун
  • *That Supreme Court politically motivated ship has already sailed.* *Has he forgotten the BS pulled by the GQP?* 🤷🏻‍♀️

    Heather MeffordHeather Mefford11 күн мурун
  • Well, then we need term limits in the SCOTUS.

    Dann MarceauDann Marceau11 күн мурун
    • @Adam Kassana it will lead to cheating and loss of your freedom in the end...just wait till he passes from old age. then talk about it. Politicians use the slow drip method, one step at a time. before it was please put on your seat belt, if you don't it will only be a $25 dollar fine and there will be no insurance surcharge and police cannot use it to pull you over. few years later the police can pull you over for not wearing a seat belt but you would not get an insurance surcharge. next step you could get a surcharge. that is how they take freedom away, one step at a time (FYI I WEAR A SEAT BELT). I my hometown there is no park you can Bring a dog too, useless selfish, my kid is the only one that counts soccer moms and dads, with SUV's ready to run you over, are pretty much the only ones allowed to use the park. one step at a time they take away your freedom, it's the same approach here, and make no mistake, this IS about your freedom, radicals that are currently taking your voice away now just want you to go away and when you look at Joe Biden and Democrats they do not care anything except their agenda. If million black people had to die for the left to carry out thier agenda, there would be a million black people dead

      Moving Too FastMoving Too Fast6 күн мурун
    • @Moving Too Fast I'm not disputing how sharp he is, but he won't live forever, they're waiting till gets tired enough to retire or he croaks. It's why they're looking at him as opposed to Kagen or Sotomayor

      Adam KassanaAdam Kassana6 күн мурун
    • @Adam Kassana I can accept that but that but he is way sharper President Biden and Biden is old so why is he president then? It's not because he is old, not even close, it's to start a precedent of removing supreme court justices. why would they do that, they have president, congress and senate. It is clearly to be able to control the supreme court, there is ZERO reason to remove a brilliant guy like him

      Moving Too FastMoving Too Fast6 күн мурун
    • @Moving Too Fast they're saying Breyer because he's the oldest one on bench right now.

      Adam KassanaAdam Kassana6 күн мурун
    • @Adam Kassana Naahhh Bad Idea, no term limit for ANY of them. Why re they saying Breyer right now, because he is a liberal and he can easily be replaced with a similar liberal, but then they will use that as an excuse to remove the other side, it's a long term plan, just like participation trophy's for kids, is a slow brainwash, don't fall for it

      Moving Too FastMoving Too Fast7 күн мурун
  • Libs cryin' because they didn't get their way.

    Ex-PatEx-Pat11 күн мурун
    • conservatives still crying, lying and committing terrorist attacks because they didn't get their way..... locking them all up in prison: makes Americans and Patriots smile with pride :-)

      Stephen KershawStephen Kershaw11 күн мурун
  • Term limits are needed

    Chuck WagonChuck Wagon11 күн мурун
    • I disagree.

      Zachary ClarkZachary Clark8 күн мурун
  • the Constitution does not specify the size of the Supreme Court, and the Court has not always had nine members.

    Stephen KershawStephen Kershaw11 күн мурун
    • @Jonny C no, the military is wasted tax dollars, securing a good life for all is NOT a waste

      Stephen KershawStephen Kershaw3 күн мурун
    • Just more wasted tax dollars

      Jonny CJonny C3 күн мурун
    • @Simon Leak I hope so!

      Matt DillonMatt Dillon4 күн мурун
    • @Matt Dillon I'm pretty sure he's just joking smart guy lol, I agree about what you said tho

      Simon LeakSimon Leak4 күн мурун
    • @Τhξ Ηεrετιc Of course no one protests against communism. If they do they get jailed or killed. You need to study history. Communism and it's close cousin socialism are responsible for more than 100,000,000 deaths in the 20th century.

      Matt DillonMatt Dillon6 күн мурун
  • Well then we need to change the law so the senators have to retire at 60!!!!! We shouldn’t allow them to stay in there till they drop dead.

    Candy HembreeCandy Hembree11 күн мурун
    • @Roger Penrose, most career politicians are Bad. They need to move on and get a real job.

      SkydiverSkydiver7 күн мурун
    • We're going to lose a lot of senators if It's implemented. Some of them are good, some of them are bad.

      Roger PenroseRoger Penrose8 күн мурун
    • And their benefits stop at the door.

      Pepe EpsteinPepe Epstein11 күн мурун

    Prestige WorldwidePrestige Worldwide11 күн мурун
    • what an idiotic, uninformed nonsensical rant.... the Constitution does not specify the size of the Supreme Court, and the Court has not always had nine members.

      Stephen KershawStephen Kershaw11 күн мурун
  • Mitch been jeopardized the court

    Antoine NoelAntoine Noel11 күн мурун
  • The democrats Have no couth Or credibility with me Its pathetic they don't stand for anything I believe Anymore

    Christopher CoatesChristopher Coates11 күн мурун
  • If you can't do it with 9, what makes you think you can do it with 20.

    Ibraahiym KadesshIbraahiym Kadessh11 күн мурун
    • the Constitution does not specify the size of the Supreme Court, and the Court has not always had nine members.

      Stephen KershawStephen Kershaw11 күн мурун
  • The supreme court is already extraordinarily corrupt and Breyer is a big contribution to the corruption. It greatly needs a reform which is term limits

    Ayo JoyAyo Joy11 күн мурун
    • @Stephen Kershaw dark money.

      Loraine JonesLoraine Jones7 күн мурун
    • that's quite a statement... can you provide an elaborate detail and evidence of such corruption? no? didn't think so

      Stephen KershawStephen Kershaw11 күн мурун
  • They should, who cares what this a hole thinks. The supreme court is not teusted except by the minority that wants to return to Jim Crow.

    Ulrich Von LichtensteinUlrich Von Lichtenstein11 күн мурун
  • So they want him to retire. But they cheered RBG for staying on all the years she had a terminal disease?

    typoagain1typoagain111 күн мурун
    • @Jules fans LOL! What? That's the best you got? No facts. No defense of you viewpoints. Just a 3-year-olds temper tantrum? You need to listen to my grandfather. He used to say "It is better to keep your mouth shut and have people think you are stupid then to open it and remove all doubt."

      typoagain1typoagain111 күн мурун
    • Says dr. Who? GTFU troll move your B.S. to faux

      Jules fansJules fans11 күн мурун
  • Really? Trump appointed 3 conservative supreme judges in 4 years. It’s not bipartisan anymore. The court might scrap Equality Rights, Abortion Rights, Voting Rights. Yeah so much for bipartisan fair court.

    Vjitsu 888Vjitsu 88811 күн мурун
    • The president picks new judges when a seat opens, it has been that way for 200 years. *You should have had RBG step down during Obama, the fact that Trump got three seats is 100% the DNC's fault.* The court would never even hear a case about "Equality Rights", universal suffrage for citizens is enshrined in the Constitution and you have no right to murder children. There's no such thing as "abortion rights."

      Johnny SupremeJohnny Supreme9 күн мурун
    • Don’t worry, we will pack the Supreme Court and make it law that if you are conservative you will not be allowed to hold a seat. We will abolish the first and 2nd amendments as well.

      Τhξ ΗεrετιcΤhξ Ηεrετιc10 күн мурун
  • "Pay no attention to what's behind the curtain."

    SourDoughBillSourDoughBill11 күн мурун
    • Justice Breyer should tell democrats screw off republican party in house and senate in2022

      Steve BaileySteve BaileyКүн мурун