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Durbin on whether or not Choose Stephen Breyer ought to retire in 2021

Justice Stephen Breyer (Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

Should he? You ask me? I’ll leave that entirely to him, of course. Give me a break! I’ve been in this chair for four days.

– Senator Dick Durbin, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, answered a question from a reporter for the New York Times on whether he thought Judge Stephen Breyer should retire this year during an extensive interview about his hopes for the government Biden, including his ideas on confirming judges and expanding the federal judicial system.

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