Voters ‘do not deserve’ stance on packing Supreme Court docket: Biden
Voters don’t “deserve” to know Joe Biden’s stance on packing the Supreme Court docket, the Democratic nominee stated this week.
In a prickly interview with a Las Vegas news station Friday, the Biden doubled down on his refusal to say whether or not he helps increasing the best courtroom within the land to greater than 9 justices.
“That is the primary factor that I’ve been requested about from viewers within the final couple of days,” started KTNV’s Ross DiMattei.
“Nicely, you’ve been requested by the viewers who’re in all probability Republicans,” Biden sarcastically responded.
“Don’t the voters should know the place you stand on …” DiMattei continued.
“No, they don’t deserve,” Biden snapped. “I’m not going to play his recreation.”
Biden claimed his place on packing is a non-issue, however Trump is making it one to “to take the attention off the ball — change the topic.”
“He’d love [packing] to be the dialogue,” Biden added.
On Thursday, the previous vice chairman stated he wouldn’t speak about his court-packing stance as a result of it will develop into a headline if he did.
That got here in the future after his operating mate, Kamala Harris, refused to answer direct questions on packing the courtroom throughout her debate with Vice President Mike Pence.
High Democrats in Congress, together with Home Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), have threatened to add more justices to the Supreme Court docket to thwart the 6-3 majority that conservatives may have if Decide Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s nominee, is confirmed to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s seat on the bench.