Yeah, no: that's not a thing.
Dick durbin and Kristen Gillibrand are full of s***. Separation of powers, bitches.
Warren already said it: There are two co-equal branches of government, the president of the United States and the Congress
I think she needs a civics/government class
I think she doesn't. There's nothing in the constitution to deny congress from passing legislation that changes the size of the SC. It won't happen though with Trump in office as the legislation would be pending Presidential approval, which Gilldebrand knows.
Trump trying to pass a civics class, on the other hand, would be pretty funny, in a bone chilling horrific he-has-the-codes sort of way...
At least I'm with the Libertarian Party. Everyone from both sides spends our money like its the lottery!!!!!
@BillOhio threatening to try and restructure the court because you can't get your way on a particular issue is BS, not that they can actually do it. They can impeach judges, and reorganize the federal court system, but they cannot actually restructure the supreme Court.
@Mithrandir41 I've honestly only skimmed two articles on this but both of them say that Congress has the power to change the number of Justices in the SC via legislation that would then go to the President for veto or approval.
That is what FDR wanted to do when the court kept striking down his initiatives. He wanted to expand SCOTUS to 11 members, and had a sizeable chunk of congress leaning in that direction.
Of course most things are decided at the federal appellate level in the US, not the SC.
I’m dumb so this took me quite a while to realize you guys were not talking about the Prequels.
huh, TIL. I didn't know a law set the number of justices, I always assumed it was in the constitution.
They're trying to influence the court over the pending decision for the NY anti-gun law. But the constitution's pretty clear…
I'd rather see mandated gun training, so everybody would be less panicky about them.
I think it's VA where there's still a state law requiring a long gun to be owned by every able-bodied male of age.
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