Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appeared to tip his hand during last night’s ABC News presidential town hall on whether he will pack the Supreme Court if elected, suggesting that he is open to the idea “depending” on the outcome of Supreme Court confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett.
“Here’s what you said exactly one year ago tonight at a Democratic debate. You said, ‘I would not get into court packing. I would not pack the court,’” ABC News host George Stephanopoulos said. “That’s not what you’re saying now. Is the nomination of Judge Barrett reason enough to rethink your position?”
“What I wanted to do, George, you know if I had answered the question directly then all the focus would be on, what’s Biden going to do if he wins? Instead of on, is it appropriate what is going on now? And it should stay. This is the thing that the President loves to do, always take our eye