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Breyer's retirement under pressure means Biden will get his justice

Added 01-27-22 03:11:02am EST - “Stephen Breyer knew he'd be blamed by history if the Democrats were unable to replace him with a suitable liberal, tilting the court to a 7-2 conservative majority.” - Foxnews.com

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There is already a major effort underway to convince people that Stephen Breyer decided to step down from the Supreme Court completely on his own.

The reality is he was under enormous political pressure–from the Democrats and media liberals–to surrender his seat. The 83-year-old justice was fully aware of that pressure, even if the Biden White House was smart enough not to push him directly.

FILE PHOTO: Associate Justice Stephen Breyer poses during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., April 23, 2021. Erin Schaff/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo (Reuters)

And while no one can force a justice with lifetime tenure to call it quits, the Bill Clinton appointee knew he’d be blamed by history if the Democrats were unable to replace him with a suitable liberal, tilting the court to a 7-2 conservative majority.

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