Politics

WHAT CONSTITUTION? Harris Rips Trump, McConnell for ‘Ignoring Justice Ginsburg’s Final Wish’

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.29.20

Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris ripped Senate Republicans and President Trump for nominating a new Supreme Court Justice following the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg; attacking them for “ignoring her final wish.”

“We lost a giant. Not only of the court but of American life. It was a celebration. Few people in our history have done more to change the lives of the American people,” said Harris. “It was an inspiration and a call to each of us, for each of us to be better.”

“Already the President and his party have decided to ignore Justice Ginsburg’s final wish,” she added.

Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 of the Constitution states: “He shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur; and he shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the supreme Court, and all other Officers of the United States, whose Appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by Law: but the Congress may by Law vest the Appointment of such inferior Officers, as they think proper, in the President alone, in the Courts of Law, or in the Heads of Departments.”

Watch Harris’ comments above.

BREAKING NOW: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Confirms She’s Undergoing Treatment for Liver Cancer

posted by Hannity Staff - 7.17.20

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg confirmed Friday that she has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for liver cancer; saying she’s able to fully complete her duties on the court.

“My most recent scan on July 7 indicated significant reduction of the liver lesions and no new disease,” she said in the statement. “I am tolerating chemotherapy well and am encouraged by the success of my current treatment. I will continue bi-weekly chemotherapy to keep my cancer at bay, and am able to maintain an active daily routine.”

 

“Throughout, I have kept up with opinion writing and all other Court work,” Ginsburg added. “I have often said I would remain a member of the Court as long as I can do the job full steam. I remain fully able to do that.”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

BREAKING NOW: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Passes Away at the Age of 87

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.18.20

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday at the age of 87.

The liberal leader was nominated to the bench by President Bill Clinton back in 1993.

“Her first major opinion as a justice came in 1996 when she wrote the majority decision in United States v. Virginia. The ruling struck down the Virginia Military Institute’s 157-year-old policy of male-only admissions as unconstitutional, and set a stricter legal standard for government action that treats men and women differently,” reports The Hill.

 

 

 

“Women seeking and fit for a VMI-quality education cannot be offered anything less under the state’s obligation to afford them genuinely equal protection,” Ginsburg wrote in the 7-1 decision.

 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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