Background: An issue that once didn’t receive much attention is getting new interest amid the 2020 election: increasing the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court. It comes as Republicans in the U.S. Senate have used their majority to appoint conservatives to the federal court system.
He stands opposed
A: He said it's a bad idea because of the precedent it sets. But he does support requiring a vote within a set period after a president appoints a Supreme Court justice to avoid what happened to Obama nominee Merrick Garland. He did not specify what timeline he would support.
Impose term limits on justices
A: Romanoff didn’t express support for adding members, but he favors a plan to impose limits on the numbers of years justices can serve and staggering them across presidential terms. This would ensure that each president would get a number of appointees. He did not offer specifics on how it would work.