Sen. Ed Markey, a Democrat from Massachusetts, recently introduced a bill called the Judiciary Act to expand the Supreme Court.
Smith told the Minneapolis CBS affiliate, WCCO-TV:
“Republicans have been working to politicize the U.S. Supreme Court for forty years, with the help of dark money and the Federalist Society. With Donald Trump’s help, they stole two seats, ensuring an ultra-conservative Court that is drastically out of step with the American people.”
A very similar message was sent by Markey himself in a news release accompanying the bill:
“Republicans stole the Court’s majority, with Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation completing their crime spree,” he