Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told a local news reporter on Friday afternoon that voters do not deserve to know whether he will pack the Supreme Court if he wins the upcoming the election.
“Sir, I’ve got to ask you about packing the courts and I know you said yesterday you aren’t going to answer the question until after the election, but this is the number one thing that I’ve been asking about from viewers in the past couple of days,” the reporter said to Biden.
“Well, you’ve been asked by the viewers who are probably Republicans who don’t me continuing to talk about what they’re doing to the court right now,” Biden responded.
“Well sir, don’t the voters deserve to know-” the reporter pressed.
“No, they don’t,” Biden responded.
Court packing is a controversial issue and recent polling has found that only 34 percent of Americans support it.
Biden and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris have both refused to state whether or not they support court packing in recent weeks following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read more…