Senate GOP Seeks Amendment to Block Court Packing

By Newsmax
Posted on 10/20/20 | News Source: MATZAV

In a preemptive strike against court packing, Senate Republicans are proposing a Constitutional amendment to set the maximum number of Supreme Court justices to nine members.

And, a secondary move, is proposed by Republicans to require a supermajority vote in the Senate before the size of the Supreme Court can be enacted.

β€œFor the sake of our liberties and the future of our country, we must preserve our independent judiciary,” Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, told The Washington Times. β€œThese proposals would do just that.”

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