It seems the septuagenarian commander-in-chief may have had a change of heart after previously calling court packing a "bonehead idea."
I am writing this column with deeply mixed emotions. As we go to press, the mainstream media has called the 2020 presidential election for Joe Biden. Unless something dramatic develops, by the time you read this, President Trump may have exhausted all avenues available to him to contest the results of an election that even some Biden supporters admit had some very odd irregularities.
Last week, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito told a group of attorneys that individual rights were at increased risk of government encroachment—including the right to keep and bear arms.
The choice is clear for Second Amendment-Supporting Georgians in January.
A Biden court-packing scheme would be an America-altering progressive power grab. A power grab that Biden and his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), won’t tell us whether they’d do or not.
Whether this stunt will backfire on gun-control advocates remains to be seen, but it’s perhaps telling that only five of the most extreme anti-gun members of the Senate were willing to sign onto the filing.