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Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday and liberals are already in total panic mode.
During a rally on Saturday night, President Donald Trump told the crowd that he will be putting forward a woman nominee next week to fill the seat of Ginsburg.
Now, a new report speculates that two women are emerging as the front-runners to replace Ginsburg on the Supreme Court:
–Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the Chicago-based 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
–Judge Barbara Lagoa of the Atlanta-based 11th Circuit
As of Saturday night, other media outlets were reporting that Barrett and Lagoa likely picked, reflecting that Trump praised them in response to questions while leaving the White House on Saturday.
Trump said he would prefer a female pick, according to a White House media pool report.
“If somebody were to ask me now, I would say that a woman would be in first place, yes,” Trump said Saturday. “The choice of a woman, I would say, would certainly be appropriate.”
“I will be putting forth a nominee next week. It will be a woman,” Trump said.
He said Barrett is “very respected.”
When asked about Lagoa, Trump called her an “extraordinary person.”
“I’ve heard incredible things about her. I don’t know her,” he said. “She’s Hispanic and highly respected.”
Trump said of those on his shortlist:
“I’ve gotten to know many of them. From a legal standpoint, from a sophisticated understanding of the law, from a constitutional standpoint, I think it’s the greatest list ever assembled. I think that the other side should show their radical left list and you’ll be surprised.”
Liberals are already in total panic mode.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told congressional Democrats that “nothing is off the table next year” if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republican allies move to fill Ginsburg’s seat before the election.
“Our number one goal must be to communicate the stakes of this Supreme Court fight to the American people,” Schumer said.
“Let me be clear: if Leader McConnell and Senate Republicans move forward with this, then nothing is off the table for next year. Nothing is off the table,” he added.
Soon after her death was announced, a Republican source said that President Donald Trump will move within days to nominate his third Supreme Court justice.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans are ready to move to confirm Trump’s nominee before Election Day, according to the report.