Mazie Hirono says packing Supreme Court is ‘long-overdue court reform’

A Democratic member of the Senate Judiciary Committee described expanding the number of justices on the Supreme Court as a necessary “reform.”

During an interview with CNN, Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono said “court packing,” which the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg once said was a “bad idea,” would make the high court more “objective.”

“This is long-overdue court reform, as far as I’m concerned. And I’ve been thinking about court reform and what we can do regarding the Supreme Court to make it so much more objective. And so, this is not something that a lot of us have not thought about,” Hirono said, though noting Democrats must
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