'House on fire': Liberals flag Justice Breyer in 'fantasy land' after McConnell says he'll block Biden nominee
Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell promised to block any Supreme Court nominee President Joe Biden should put forth if the GOP retakes the Senate next year, and now liberals are urging Justice Stephen Breyer to consider stepping down so Democrats can replace him instead of allowing Republican to create a 7-2 majority.
President Donald Trump, thanks to McConnell, was able to put three justices on the nation's highest court, giving conservatives a 6-3 majority.
Justice Breyer, who is 82, was put on the court by then-President Bill Clinton in 1994. He was confirmed 87-9.
Here's what some are saying:
justice breyer, you up?https://twitter.com/sahilkapur/status/1404455345339183105\u00a0\u2026— Leah Litman (@Leah Litman) 1623684108
Will the Supreme Court Public Information Office kindly clip this tweet out for Stephen Breyer. Thanks!https://twitter.com/sahilkapur/status/1404455345339183105\u00a0\u2026— Anthony Michael Kreis (@Anthony Michael Kreis) 1623688442
Can someone send this to USA Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. Thanks!https://twitter.com/sahilkapur/status/1404455345339183105\u00a0\u2026— Jeet Heer (@Jeet Heer) 1623684054
DOES ANYONE KNOW IF STEPHEN BREYER IS ON TWITTER?https://twitter.com/hugolowell/status/1404456039534182408\u00a0\u2026— Elie Mystal (@Elie Mystal) 1623683698
Someone please print this out and deliver it to Justice Breyerhttps://twitter.com/hugolowell/status/1404456039534182408?s=20\u00a0\u2026— Jordan Weissmann \ud83d\uddfd (@Jordan Weissmann \ud83d\uddfd) 1623687500
Dear Justice Stephen Breyer...\n\nMitch McConnell hopes you stay in Fantasyland. But HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS can't risk your delayed SCOTUS retirement. McConnell says he'll block a Biden Supreme Court nominee. You saw what he did for Garland & Barrett.\n\nOur house is on fire.\nWAKE UP!!— Jake Lobin (@Jake Lobin) 1623690731
Breyer needs to retire. Greatness in public service has to also mean knowing when it\u2019s time to pass the baton, and it\u2019s time.— Charlotte Clymer \ud83c\udff3\ufe0f\u200d\ud83c\udf08 (@Charlotte Clymer \ud83c\udff3\ufe0f\u200d\ud83c\udf08) 1623685011
Attention Justice Breyer...ATTENTION JUSTICE BREYER...https://twitter.com/girlsreallyrule/status/1404457701946499072\u00a0\u2026— Amee Vanderpool (@Amee Vanderpool) 1623688287
Can someone show this to Stephen Breyer where he lives in outer spacehttps://twitter.com/hugolowell/status/1404456039534182408\u00a0\u2026— Jon Lovett (@Jon Lovett) 1623684769
CC: Justice Breyerhttps://twitter.com/JacquiHeinrich/status/1404434375605952517\u00a0\u2026— Demand Justice #ExpandTheCourt (@Demand Justice #ExpandTheCourt) 1623682422
For your immediate attention Mr. Breyer.https://twitter.com/rickhasen/status/1404451388856299525\u00a0\u2026— dcg1114 (@dcg1114) 1623692054
Justice Breyer, your move now.https://twitter.com/rickhasen/status/1404451388856299525\u00a0\u2026— Felix B. Leno (@Felix B. Leno) 1623691851
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