Justice Breyer on calls for his retirement: ‘They are entitled to their opinion’

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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on Sunday defended himself against progressives’ calls for him to step down while both a Democratic president and Democratic Senate are in power.

“I didn’t retire because I had decided on balance I wouldn’t retire,” Breyer said in an interview on “Fox News Sunday.”

The 83-year-old justice echoed his previous statements on the subject, saying he doesn’t “intend to die on the court.” But he also wouldn’t say clearly what his plans for retirement are.

Breyer said there are

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