AOC Is ALL-IN on Supreme Ct Packing ‘We Should Be Expanding the Court’

Democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is backing the Democrats’ proposal to expand the supreme court from 9 to 13 seats. It’s a move that would end the Conservative majority of justices.

“I do think we should be expanding the court,” she told Fox.

“The idea that nine people, that a nine-person court, can overturn laws that … hundreds and thousands of legislators, advocacy and policymakers drew consensus on … we have to … just ask ourselves, I think as a country, how much does that current structure benefit us? And I don’t think it does,” she said.

AOC justified her position by attacking the role of the Supreme Court in checking the constitutionality of the laws passed by Congress. The Supreme Court limits the power of the legislature, binding it to the Constitution.

The post AOC Is ALL-IN on Supreme Ct Packing ‘We Should Be Expanding the Court’ appeared first on Trish Regan’s Intel.

Click this link for the original source of this article.
Author: Staff Writer

This content is courtesy of, and owned and copyrighted by, and its author. This content is made available by use of the public RSS feed offered by the host site and is used for educational purposes only. If you are the author or represent the host site and would like this content removed now and in the future, please contact using the email address in the Contact page found in the website menu.

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
A better search engine:
Visit our Discussion Forum at

Follow us: