Hear GOP in 2016 on replacing a justice before an election
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just months before the 2020 presidential election sets a political dilemma for some Republicans Senators, who in 2016 said that Supreme Court vacancies should not be filled near the end of a president's term.
Trump to GOP: We are obligated to fill Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat 'without delay'
President Donald Trump on Saturday said that Republicans have an "obligation" to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant seat on the Supreme Court "without delay," as Democrats argue the Senate should refrain from confirming a replacement until after the next president is sworn in.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought for her legacy in her final Supreme Court term
This February, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reached the halfway mark of an unprecedented Supreme Court term, staring down what would be a momentous spring and what turned out to be the final months of her life.
Obama pays tribute to Ginsburg and says her seat should not be filled until after next president sworn in
Former President Barack Obama on Friday paid tribute to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, calling on Senate Republicans to follow the precedent set when they refused to consider his Supreme Court nominee in 2016 and not consider a replacement for the high court until after the next president is sworn in.