Trump says 'politically correct Supreme Court' will get what it deserves with court packing
"Our politically correct Supreme Court will get what they deserve—an unconstitutionally elected group of Radical Left Democrats who are destroying our Country," former president says in statement.
Former President Donald Trump is speaking out against packing the Supreme Court with more justices as some liberals want, suggesting it would a fitting punishment for a court that failed to seriously consider his election challenges.
"Wouldn’t it be ironic if the Supreme Court of the United States, after showing that they didn’t have the courage to do what they should have done on the Great Presidential Election Fraud of 2020, was PACKED by the same people, the Radical Left Democrats (who they are so afraid of!), that they so pathetically defended in not hearing the Election Fraud case," Trump said. "Now there is a very good chance they will be diluted (and moved throughout the court system so that they can see how the lower courts work), with many new Justices added to the Court, far more than has been reported. There is also a good chance that they will be term-limited."
"Our politically correct Supreme Court will get what they deserve—an unconstitutionally elected group of Radical Left Democrats who are destroying our Country," he added in the statement.
The president continues to allege fraud and other irregularities were rampant in the November 2020 election, though some courts, Democrats and his former attorney general Bill Barr have disputed the claims.
Trump's statement comes after President Biden on Friday issued an executive order establishing a commission that will examine topics related to Supreme Court reform.
"The Commission’s purpose is to provide an analysis of the principal arguments in the contemporary public debate for and against Supreme Court reform, including an appraisal of the merits and legality of particular reform proposals," according to the White House. "The topics it will examine include the genesis of the reform debate; the Court’s role in the Constitutional system; the length of service and turnover of justices on the Court; the membership and size of the Court; and the Court’s case selection, rules, and practices."