READ THE BILL: Democrats announce Supreme Court expansion legislation

The bill calls for increasing the number of justices to 13

Democratic lawmakers in the House and Senate announced Thursday morning that they are introducing legislation that would expand the size of the Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices.

This would allow President Biden to add four justices, overcoming the high court's present 6-3 conservative majority.

Read the text of the bill, known as the Judiciary Act of 2021, below.