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Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg warned of the high stakes surrounding Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s potential confirmation to the Supreme Court, including the marriage of LGBTQ couples.
In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” host Chris Wallace asked Buttigieg about Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s views on court-packing, the act of adding more justices to shift the ideological balance.
The former vice president said most recently on an ABC News town hall held this past week that “he is not a fan” of court-packing but will state his position before Election Day, depending on the confirmation process for Barrett.
Buttigieg on Sunday said his views supporting the expanding of the court “haven’t changed,” and pointed to the policies at play in Barrett’s potential confirmation by the Senate.
“We don’t want to allow this president to change the subject, which is what they are always doing,” Buttigieg told Wallace. “There are all kinds of interesting questions on the future of the American judiciary, but right now as we speak the pre-existing condition coverage of millions of Americans might depend on what is about to happen in the senate with regard to this justice.”
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Source:: Businessinsider – Politics