Politics

Biden to Bring Leftist Race Hate to SCOTUS

Left-wing Justice Stephen Breyer formally confirmed his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, a day after the news leaked to the press…

Regardless, the news sets the stage for the first Supreme Court confirmation battle of Biden’s term. The president reiterated Thursday that his nominee “will be someone with extraordinary qualifications, character, experience and integrity. And that person will be the first Black woman ever nominated to the United States Supreme Court. It’s long overdue in my view…”

Left-wing activists have clamored for Breyer’s retirement for months so Biden could replace him with a younger like-minded jurist and prevent the possibility of a future Republican president using his vacancy to move the Court rightward. The eventual nominee will not move the Court in a more left-wing direction, but will ensure that the seat remains filled by a liberal for potentially decades to come.

The Senate is currently evenly divided between 50 Republicans and 48 Democrats plus two Independents who caucus with Democrats. It remains to be seen how much resistance the GOP puts up to whoever Biden nominates, but it’s expected that Vice President Kamala Harris will be able to break any potential tie vote to confirm the nominee. Read more…

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