A Now Useless Process: The Nomination Of A Supreme Court Justice

How changing the rules by then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid led the current Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell to get away with his “court-packing” agenda today.

Judge Amy Coney Barrett before President Trump announced her as his Supreme Court nominee on Sept. 26 at the White House. Credit: Doug Mills/The New York Times

When our founding fathers gathered to write the Constitution in Philadelphia at the now-famous Independence Hall in 1787, they envisioned a government that had three branches with each…