While Republicans appear to have the votes to ram through President Trump’s forthcoming pick to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s seat on the Supreme Court, some liberals are pushing a broader plan and "nuclear" options to balance and enlarge the Court after the election. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on the history and context for this battle — including times when Congress has previously changed the size of the Court. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. http://www.thebeatwithari.com). Aired on 09/21/2020.
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‘Nuke Trumpism’: How Dems Can Upend Supreme Court Battle | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC