Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg celebrated her 86th birthday several weeks ago.
She’s been on the Supreme Court since August 10, 1993, after being nominated by then President Bill Clinton and confirmed by the Senate.
For the past nearly 26-years. Ginsberg, although small in stature, has been a giant presence for liberalism on the high court.
In the past decade, Ginsberg has been hospitalized several times with anything from broken ribs to cancer surgery.
Many wonder just how much longer Ginsberg can continue to serve, prompting rumors that President Donald Trump already has his choice to replace Ginsberg, should she retire or die.
The Mental Recession – Report: Trump Has Conservative Replacement For Ruth Bader Ginsburg Picked Out – President Trump is reportedly ‘saving’ Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a staunch conservative, as his replacement pick in the event that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat becomes available.
Barrett had been rumored to be a top pick to replace former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, prior to Brett Kavanaugh getting the nod.
Barrett was added to the list of potential Supreme Court nominees that President Trump has vowed to select from should a vacancy arise.
“In choosing a new Justice, I will select someone with impeccable credentials, great intellect, unbiased judgment, and deep reverence for the laws and Constitution of the United States,” Trump announced.
Axios cites multiple sources saying Trump, while considering Kennedy’s replacement, had said he was “saving [Barrett] for Ginsburg.” …
When Barack Obama was in the White House and Democrats controlled the Senate, a number of Democrats tried to convince Ginsberg (then in her 70s) to retire so that Obama could fill her seat with like-minded liberal.
Ginsberg refused, much to the dismay of Democrats, who are now concerned that Trump could be the one to nominate her replacement and currently, Republicans still control the Senate.
Conservatives are hoping and praying that Ginsberg is forced to resign due to her health, so Trump can replace her.
However, if Trump does nominate Barrett, the confirmation hearings could be as vicious as those of Kavanaugh, since Barrett is a staunch conservative who has other views that are concerns to liberals.
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