Theresa Greenfield, the Democrat nominee for the U.S. Senate in Iowa, has publicly announced that she is not in favor of adding additional justices to the Supreme Court.
“Packing the court with more justices would be too divisive,” Greenfield said during a campaign stop at Hardline Coffee Co in Sioux City. “There’s way too much divisiveness going on.”
In addition to her comments, Greenfield has stated that the Supreme Court vacancy should be filled in 2021, after election day. The Supreme Court vacancy came after the death of longtime Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away last month due to complications with cancer.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) have consistently dodged questions on whether they are in favor of adding more justices to the Supreme Court.
During the vice-presidential debate, Harris was pressed by Vice President Mike Pence on the issue.
“When you speak about the