Ruth Bader Ginsburg questions critics who say she should have retired under Obama

Ruth Bader Ginsburg questions critics who say she should have retired under Obama
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[Ed. – She falsely implies that Republicans are as hyper-partisan as Democrats. In point of fact, if it weren’t for the current Republican chief justice, Obamacare would never have become law. Ginsburg, moreover, has praised Brett Kavansugh to the hilt as a fair and impartial jurist.]

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg addressed critics who say she should have retired during one of former President Obama’s two terms, asking: “Who do you think the president could nominate that could get through the Republican Senate, who you would prefer on the court than me?”

Ginsburg, who has faced a number of medical battles in recent years, appeared at an event in New York City Wednesday with NPR’s Nina Totenberg and addressed the critics who say she should have taken the opportunity to retire when Obama was in office and in a position to appoint a progressive judge in her place.

“When that suggestion is made, I ask the question: Who do you think the president could nominate that could get through the Republican Senate, who you would prefer on the court than me?” Ginsburg said, according to CNBC.

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