Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that Joseph R. Biden saying he’s “not a fan” of expanding the number of seats on the U.S. Supreme Court doesn’t do much to clear up the Democratic presidential nominee’s actual stance on the issue.
“It’s easy for him to end this conversation: Just come out and say no, I will oppose packing the court. Done. He can’t say that,” Mr. Gingrich said on “Fox & Friends.”
“Because his left will go crazy because they want to pack the court. On the other hand, he knows over two-thirds of the American people oppose packing the court,” Mr. Gingrich said.
He said Mr. Biden’s latest answer is “pretty good politics.”
“[He] showed just a little bit of leg to the middle — ‘oh, gee, I … don’t like the idea.’ But now [if] he gets angry phone calls, he can say hey, I didn’t rule it out,” Mr. Gingrich said. “So he’s trying