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Politics Women's March planned for October to protest Trump filling Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat

22:20  22 september  2020
22:20  22 september  2020 Source:   thehill.com

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Image caption President Trump said Ginsburg ' s successor will be a "very talented, very brilliant woman ". Earlier, Mr Trump praised two female She was only the second-ever woman to sit on the Supreme Court . Supporters gathered outside the court on Friday night to pay tribute to the woman

Trump ’ s attempts to fill Ginsburg ’ s seat are facing pushback from legislators who believe there is not enough time to Many have said the declaration seems to anticipate violent protests , suggesting an unfavorable ruling Ginsburg will lie in repose at the supreme court on Wednesday and Thursday.

The Women's March organization is planning a nationwide protest next month opposing President Trump and his move to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg's seat on the Supreme Court.

a group of people on a city street: Women's March planned for October to protest Trump filling Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat © Stefani Reynolds Women's March planned for October to protest Trump filling Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat

"We're planning a massive, nationwide march on October 17 to send an unmistakable message of our fierce opposition to Trump and his agenda, including his attempt to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat," the organization said in an online fundraising page for the event.

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(Emily Zanotti) Protesters , demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) refrain from filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’ s now-vacant seat on the United States Supreme Court McConnell is front and center in the fight over whether to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat , left empty

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The Women's March organization said on Instagram on Monday that the event will "send a clear message that we will not allow Trump and the GOP to endanger our lives any longer."

We will march in force on October 17 to send a clear message that we will not allow Trump and the GOP to endanger our lives any longer. This is what we've been preparing for, this is why millions of feminists marched on January 21, 2017. Pledge to march at the link in our bio.

We will march in force on October 17 to send a clear message that we will not allow Trump and the GOP to endanger our lives any longer. This is what we've been preparing for, this is why millions of feminists marched on January 21, 2017. Pledge to march at the link in our bio. A post shared by Women's March (@womensmarch) on Sep 21, 2020 at 4:56pm PDT

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President Trump has said he will name a replacement to Ruth Bader Ginsburg by week' s end and urged the Republican-controlled Senate to confirm his Supreme Court choice before 3 November. The plan has launched a high-stakes battle with far-reaching political consequences ahead of the election.

Republicans aim to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ' s death before the end of President Donald Trump ' s first Ginsburg , a liberal stalwart and the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court , died Friday at age 87. In an already fraught election year, the chance

Additional details on the march are set to be released as the date draws closer. The organization has established an online form for additional information.

The first Women's March in January 2017, the day after Trump was inaugurated, was estimated to be the largest single-day protest in U.S. history, drawing 4 to 5 million participants across the country. The march has taken place each year of the Trump administration, although attendance has dropped since the first event.

Trump confirmed Tuesday that he plans to announce his nominee to replace Ginsburg on Saturday. He has made clear that he wants the Senate to vote on his nominee ahead of the Nov. 3. election.

Senate Democrats - as well as Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Susan Collins (Maine) - oppose the move, comes just weeks before the election.

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Filling Justice Ginsburg ’ s seat , Ms. Dannenfelser said, “is the fulfillment of his No. 1 obligation.” In evangelical and social conservative circles, an early consensus was emerging that Mr. Trump ’ s nominee would have to be a woman whose conservative convictions were equal to Justice

Trump said he would announce his supreme court nominee on Saturday. The announcement will follow ceremonies honoring Ginsburg , who will lie in repose at the supreme court and lie in Trump will reportedly meet with one of the judges being considered for the supreme court seat on Friday.

Most Republican senators, however, have backed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky)'s promise that the nominee will get a confirmation vote on the Senate floor. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), confirmed on Tuesday that he supports the move.


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