Bernie Sanders: ‘I’d Like More Justices Like Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor’

Breitbart | 10/24/2019 | Staff
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Thursday called for “more justices like Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor” in response to Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s (D) interview with Cosmopolitan in which he called for Supreme Court additions along the lines of Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Buttigieg, who is experiencing a surge in Iowa as recent polls indicate, discussed the state of the Supreme Court in an interview with Cosmopolitan published Thursday. The South Bend mayor told the magazine that the “independence” and “integrity” of the Supreme Court is “especially important for LGBTQ rights” and walked through some of his proposals for reform designed “to stop the descent of the Supreme Court into becoming yet another political body.”

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“My appointments will definitely be people who share my values. But when I’m talking about the structure of the Supreme Court, I’m talking about something deeper. I’m talking about depoliticizing the Supreme Court,” he said.

“Because right now, every time there’s a vacancy, there’s this apocalyptic ideological battle and it hurts the court and it hurts the country,” he continued.

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