Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Oracle of  Omaha SaysOracle of  Omaha Says

Latest News

Biden shoots down Supreme Court expansion, says court could be politicized in ‘way that is not healthy’

President Biden on Thursday warned that progressive efforts to expand the size of the Supreme Court would ‘politicize it maybe forever in a way that is not healthy.’

Biden was asked during an MSNBC interview if he was worried that ‘without court reform, this conservative majority is too young and too conservative, that they might do too much harm?’

‘Well, I think they may do too much harm, but I think if we start the process of trying to expand the court, we’re going to politicize it maybe forever in a way that is not healthy, that you can’t get back,’ the president replied.

‘And I think, look, I think maybe it’s just the optimist in me. I think that some of the court are beginning to realize their legitimacy is being questioned in ways that had not been questioned in the past,’ he said.

The interview came just hours after the Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision that outlawed affirmative action policies in college admissions programs because those policies violate the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause.

Biden commented on the ruling prior to the interview, saying that the Supreme Court is ‘not a normal court.’

He clarified his comments on MSNBC, saying, ‘What I meant by that is, it’s done more to unravel basic rights and basic decisions than any court in recent history.’

‘And that’s what I meant by not normal. It has gone out of its way to, for example, take a look at overruling Roe v. Wade. Take a look at the decision today. Take a look at how it’s ruled on a number of issues that are, have been precedent for 50, 60 years sometimes. And that’s what I meant by not normal,’ he said.

BIden was asked if he agreed with some Senate Democrats that the Supreme Court is ‘anti-democratic,’ but he declined to go that far.

‘Well, you know, if I say it’s not a Democratic, it gets…’ Biden started.

‘But… its value system is different. And its respect for institutions is different. And in that sense, it is… not as embracing of all what I think the Constitution says: we hold these truths to be so that all men and women are created equal, endowed by their creator,’ he said, quoting from the Declaration of Independence, and not the U.S. Constitution.

This post appeared first on FOX NEWS
Enter Your Information Below To Receive Free Trading Ideas, Latest News And Articles.

    Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

    You May Also Like

    Latest News

    A former Republican legislative candidate who traveled to Washington for former President Donald Trump’s ‘Stop the Steal’ rally was arrested Friday and charged with...


    Even as U.S. inflation broadly cools, frozen vegetable prices are hot. The average shelf price for frozen veggies rose by 18% in the past year...

    Latest News

    Abbe Lowell, Hunter Biden’s attorney, filed an ethics complaint Friday against Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green after she displayed censured nude photos of the president’s...

    Latest News

    President Biden has overruled the Pentagon and chosen Adm. Lisa Franchetti to lead the Navy, making her the first woman, if she’s confirmed, to...

    Disclaimer:, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively “The Company”) do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice. The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

    Copyright © 2024