Trump fires back at Dems' court-packing push: ‘It will never happen’

President Trump on Tuesday brushed off increasing calls from Democratic presidential candidates to pack the Supreme Court with more judges, accusing them of trying to “catch up” after losing at the ballot box.

“We would have no interest in that whatsoever, it will never happen,” he said at a press conference alongside Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. “It won’t happen, I guarantee, it won’t happen for six years.”

Several Democrats, including former Rep. Beto O’Rourke and Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., have signaled their openness to expanding the number of judges on the court if they enter the White House.

"First they steal a Supreme Court seat, and then they turn around and change the rules on the filibuster on a Supreme Court seat," said Warren in a recent radio interview. "So when it swings back to us what are we going to do? I think all the options are on the table."

O’Rourke has floated the idea of having as many as 15 judges on the bench.

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