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Some Democrats have pressured Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire because they do not want to see a situation like what happened when the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died.
Because Justice Ginsburg did not retire when former President Obama was in power and had a Senate that could have approved of her replacement, many Democrats believe that they were robbed of a Supreme Court position.
On Tuesday, former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, who resigned in disgrace after accusations of sexual harassment were made against him, added to the calls for Justice Breyer to retire for that reason.
Speaking to “New Day” host John Berman on CNN he said that he was frightened of precisely what happened when Justice Ginsburg died.