Republicans are working hard to flip the U.S. Senate in the 2022 midterms, which are thought to be favorable to the GOP as Joe Biden continues his presidency, which many believe is marked by scandal and failure.
The Details: Five key Republican senators discussed Justice Stephen Breyer’s possible retirement, telling CNN they’d oppose any likely nominee out of this White House.
Why it Matters: if Breyer retires and the Republicans hold the Senate, it could mean another GOP justice could reclaim the seat if Biden is defeated in 2024. This could shift the Court even further rightward and stall Democrats’ far-left agenda.
What People Are Saying: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) said, “I would hope the choice and its consequences are apparent to the justice,” referring to the potential retirement of the 83-year-old Breyer.
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