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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With Democrats securing control of the U.S. Senate, some liberal activists are calling for liberal Justice Stephen Breyer to make retirement plans so Democratic President-elect Joe Biden quickly can appoint a successor to the Supreme Court’s oldest member.

Breyer, 82, has served on the nation’s top judicial body since 1994, having been appointed by a Democratic president, Bill Clinton. Republican President Donald Trump, due to leave office on Jan. 20, appointed three justices during his four-year term, moving the court rightward with a 6-3 conservative majority.

The article goes on to state the following:

Stung by the fact that Trump was able to replace liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg when she died in office in September at age 87 with a conservative, Amy Coney Barrett, who could serve for decades in the lifetime post, activists on the left want to ensure that Breyer is succeeded by a fellow liberal.

Biden has repeatedly vowed that he wants to appoint a Black woman to the Supreme Court.

Prior to the confirmation of both Democrat wins in the Georgia senate runoff election on Tuesday, former state Rep. Bakari Sellers (D-S.C.) said on Twitter, “If we get to 50, I need Justice Breyer to announce retirement at 12:01pm on January 20th. And I need us to nominate and elect some federal judges.”

Brian Fallon, executive director of liberal group “Demand Justice,” recently told Politico, “Justice Breyer’s service on the court has been remarkable, and history will remember him even more fondly if he ends up playing a critical role in ensuring the appointment of the first Black woman to the court. Timing his retirement in the coming year would guarantee that opportunity, and it would be wise to do so because the window may prove a narrow one.”

But Demand Justice isn’t stopping with just demanding Breyer’s retired. They also posted a call for four new seats to be added to the Supreme Court  to “restore idealogical balance.”

“Our democracy is under attack. We need pro-democracy judges and justices to protect it in the long run.,” the group tweeted.

Reuters reporter Lawrence Hurley shared the following in a series of Twitter posts:

It’s a delicate situation — calls for RBG to retire during the Obama administration backfired. Breyer himself has said he does plan to retire at some point but has not elaborated on timing.

Biden has pledged to appoint the first Black woman to the Supreme Court. But Democratic control of the Senate could be short-lived and the road to achieving that goal would be much more perilous if Republicans are back in control at some point.

Biden himself, not surprisingly, has not said anything publicly about Breyer and some of liberal groups in DC are keeping quiet about it too. But @WeDemandJustice were quick out of the blocks and some others including @PeoplesParity feel the same way.

Meanwhile, liberals are also pushing for Biden to act quickly to fill vacancies on lower courts with a focus on people with diverse professional experiences that go beyond the usual prosecutors and corporate lawyers that are often first in line.

One contender to replace Breyer could be district court judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who Biden is now considering to replace Merrick Garland on the appeals court if he is confirmed as Attorney General, @Reuters has just reported.

“People for Bernie” is also pushing a demand to “Expand the Court.”

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16 COMMENTS

  1. So, doesn’t matter if you’re qualified, or honest. You just need to be black and female.
    Biden is such a piece of filth…

  2. Trump warned us all, this would happen….. And here we are.
    Buckle Up, because it’s only gonna get worse !
    We MUST recognize, who our ENEMY is ,,, and That starts with Main Stream Media !!!!

  3. It was alright for Ginsberg to stay untill she was 100 years old!!! These Democrats are unbelievable, DEMANDS AND POWER! AND THEY WANT “UNITY”! 🤣😂

  4. Am I crazy? Isn’t Nancy Pelosi against genderism? If that’s even a word! We can’t say woman!!! It should be black person and if that’s the case, we already have a black justice! Clarence Thomas!

  5. Are we willing to die when they come for your guns? Our freedoms will be denied. We will conform to their will? Remember Germany? I know this sounds like a fairytale to some. But this will be a one sided socialist Government. It will get worse. I lived a long time. Never would I have thought I would live to see this in America. Maybe I may witness a 2nd Civil war.

  6. Jman i also never thought I would see anything like this. If my mom was still alive this would have killed her, both her brothers died defending our nation and for what ?? A fool and a ho will destroy what troops died to give us. A civil war is a real possibility, our own troops will kill those who supported our president. Communism doesn’t allow you to have basic rights, these idiots think they can have tea party with Iran, they are so connected to china that they don’t care about anyone else. Flooding the United States with illegals and promising equality as if everyone didn’t have a chance to make something of themselves. Skin color now rules and new language as well as gender replaces common sense and God is no longer acceptable, belief threatens national security. You see who looted and burned and obadumbas, pigosi, mctraitor not the ho Hillary nor ho of equality condemned it, no bail required… burn and loot was all considered peaceful. Big tech and media censorship begins. The working class is doomed and the welfare hoes and brood sals prevail.

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