21 Sep 2020

GOP, Trump pushing to replace Justice Ginsburg before election

From First Up, 5:07 am on 21 September 2020

To the US, where the death of long-serving Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has President Donald Trump scrambling to install a replacement before the November election, sparking an outcry from opponents. Justice Ginsburg was one of only four liberals on the nine-seat bench, and should a Trump-appointee be voted through the Senate, the balance of power would shift decisively towards the conservatives. Our correspondent Simon Marks spoke to Indira Stewart.