The 34-member commission President Joe Biden appointed to study whether to add members to the Supreme Court has reached no clear conclusion or recommendation about doing so.
The commission’s final report said only that the benefits of packing the court would be a “significant” change with “uncertain” benefits.
Pressure to pack the court intensified after former President Donald Trump was able to appoint three justices during his term in office, solidifying the conservative majority.
Democrats fear that conservatives will overturn Roe v. Wade and make other rulings that they would consider unfavorable.
Adding four liberal justices to the court while Democrats hold the majority in the Senate would give them the advantage once again–until Republicans take back over at the midterms in 2022.
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