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Gillibrand open to more Justices, terms limits for Supreme Court — Advocates for ‘direct democracy’

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is open to the idea of packing the Supreme Court and creating laws that are based on a popular vote.

While speaking with former Obama officials Tuesday on their left-wing podcast “Pod Save America,” Gillibrand discussed her 2020 presidential campaign and some of the things she would support.

Former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau said the next Democratic president “needs to consider reforming the Supreme Court, potentially adding seats, potentially instituting term limits.”

“What do you think of those ideas? Either of those appealing to you?” he asked Gillibrand.

Gillibrand declined to rule out the drastic measures, which she described as “interesting ideas.”

“Well, they’re interesting ideas that I would need to think more about,” she said. “But I do think what President Trump has done with the judiciary is shocking and is so destructive.”

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