Leading GOP Senators: Court-Packing Proposal Would ‘Destroy Judicial Independence’ May 02, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: Opinions Leading Republican Sens. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday held a press conference expressing their opposition to the Democrat proposal to expand the Supreme Court from 9 to 13 seats. The three senators compared the Democrat-led effort as a push to “rig” the Supreme Court ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!