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USA: Trump pledges to nominate woman as replacement for Ginsburg03:23

USA: Trump pledges to nominate woman as replacement for Ginsburg

United States, Fayetteville
September 20, 2020 at 06:20 GMT +00:00 · Published

US President Donald Trump vowed to nominate a woman to fill the vacancy on the US Supreme Court created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, during a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday.

Trump took the stage to chants of "Fill that seat."

"I will be putting forward the nominee next week, it will be a woman," he said, before adding that he did not choose his nominee yet among a list of "numerous women."

Ginsburg died at her home in Washington of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, at age 87, on Friday.

Known for being a champion of women's rights and for her liberal stance at the Supreme Court, Ginsburg's death could alter the ideological balance of the court, giving Trump a chance to expand its conservative majority.

USA: Trump pledges to nominate woman as replacement for Ginsburg03:23
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US President Donald Trump vowed to nominate a woman to fill the vacancy on the US Supreme Court created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, during a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday.

Trump took the stage to chants of "Fill that seat."

"I will be putting forward the nominee next week, it will be a woman," he said, before adding that he did not choose his nominee yet among a list of "numerous women."

Ginsburg died at her home in Washington of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, at age 87, on Friday.

Known for being a champion of women's rights and for her liberal stance at the Supreme Court, Ginsburg's death could alter the ideological balance of the court, giving Trump a chance to expand its conservative majority.

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