Senate Democrat Joe Manchin Tells Fox & Friends He’s Against Blowing up Filibuster, Packing Court: ‘Why Would You Go Down That Path?’

Democratic West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin appeared on Fox & Friends on Wednesday to talk about the Supreme Court fight in Congress and said that he opposes both nuking the filibuster and plans to “pack the court.”

Those plans have been floated by Democrats and in the media in the wake of President Donald Trump and the GOP made clear their intention to nominate and hold confirmation hearings on Trump’s choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Co-host Brian Kilmeade asked Manchin his take on that.

“I was going to ask you to speak for Joe Manchin for a second,” said Kilmeade, to narrow down the response. “If [Democrats] win the Senate
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