Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) told Breitbart News Saturday that Montana Gov. Steve Bullock’s (D) embrace of court packing serves an “existential threat” to the United States of America.
Daines spoke to Breitbart News Saturday host Matthew Boyle as Bullock, who hopes to oust Daines in November, became the first Senate Democrat candidate to embrace packing the Supreme Court with additional justices last week.
“We need to figure out the ways to actually get the politics out of the court. That’s anything from a judicial standards commission, or we’ll look at any other thing that might be suggested, including adding justices,” Bullock said during a debate with Daines last week.
Daines described the pivotal Montana Senate race as a “toss-up.” A recent Emerson College poll found that Daines leads Bullock by nine points or 52 to 43 percent.
Daines charged that Bullock’s embrace of packing the Supreme Court with additional justices would make