Skip to comments.Ginsburg Illness: If Trump Appointee Replaces Supreme Court Justice It Will Be 'Brutal,' (trc)
Posted on 01/11/2019 9:50:48 AM PST by SMGFan
After Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed her first oral arguments in more than 25 years on the bench this week while recovering from an operation to remove two cancerous growths from her left lung, many have expressed concern over whether she would return to the bench.
While doctors have said that Ginsburg's recovery time would be "normal" for the procedure she underwent, the 85-year-old's third struggle with cancer comes at a critical time for the Supreme Court. If Ginsburg, who will turn 86 in March, is unable to return to the bench, President Donald Trump would have the chance to nominate a third Supreme Court justice to the highest U.S. court.
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“Elections have consequences.” - Barry Obama
RBG would have to die in order for that seat to filled. Otherwise, she can be MIA for as long as she likes or needs to, and I see little being done to un-seat her during that time.
Do they vote with one less liberal vote if she can’t return?
And after RBG is Stephen Breyer, who’s 80 years old and also may soon be approaching the age he steps down.
Dems shot their proverbial wad with Kavanaugh and lost. That was amazingly stupid.
This isn’t a strange or lengthy recovery time for surgery to an 86 year old frail woman. I do not believe she will retire.
Roberts already said she is receiving briefs and will vote.
Let’s start the hearing process anyway so if Ginny pops, the replacement can be installed the next day.
New Squeak pipes up!
Do they vote with one less liberal vote if she cant return?
She should retire.
We will see a rerun of the Kavanaugh debacle, if she leaves the court.
Remind all liberals, that elections have consequences. Remind liberals that their icon Obama said that.
And remind them that the president nominates judges to federal courts, under our system. The liberals aren’t going to say that our system of picking judges is wrong, are they?
Unless they go to the nominees house and burn it down, Im hard pressed to think how much more brutal it could be
Correct-If you don’t like this President and you SO resent his right to appoint, then get your act together and get yourselves elected into the next WH.... GOOD LUCK!!
We do it that way because we FOLLOW the rules... we don’t CHANGE the rules
Do Liberals honestly think Conservatives the 8 - year long “O” nightmare we endured? Pleeease!
I think bigger blunder by democrats was by Harry Reid in changing senate rules.
Any 4-4 goes back to the lower court as an unchallenged decision.
Do Liberals honestly think Conservatives enjoyed the 8 - year long O nightmare we endured?
I can picture it now: Pelousy and Shoomer in a joint press conference announcing that the House should have a turn at "advise and consent". It's only fair, after all these 230 years.
Amy Coney Barrett will be the next Justice. She’s more conservative than either Kavanaugh or Gorsuch.
Thus, one less liberal vote "should" help America's cause.
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