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A and B are the Democratic and Republican parties. If one party does it, then since the power to do so isn't based in their party, then the other party can do the same. So if Democrats make a 13+ member liberal majority court, then as soon as Republicans control Congress and the Whitehouse they can make a 15+ member conservative majority court. The reason ...


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By "A" Breyer means the Democratic Party, and by "B" he means the Republican Party. So: “If A can do it, B can do it. And what are you going to have when you have A and B doing it?” ...means: "If a majority Democratic Congress can expand the court for political rebalancing, then later on a majority Republican Congress can do it, (...


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