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Trump to propose nominee for Ginsburg’s seat in US supreme court soon - reports

19 Sep 2020 / 10:49 H.

MOSCOW: United States President Donald Trump (pix) is expected to announce a nominee for the vacant seat in the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the upcoming days, reports Sputnik news agency quoted thel local media.

The list of potential nominees consists of only one woman, the ABC News media outlet reported on late Friday, citing its sources.

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said that Trump’s nominee would have to be supported by the chamber.

On Friday, Ginsburg died of cancer at the age of 87 years.

According to the NPR broadcaster, shortly before the death, Ginsburg told her granddaughter she would like her seat to remain vacant until the presidential election.

US Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer that Ginsburg’s seat must remain vacant until the upcoming presidential election.-Bernama

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