Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U. S. Supreme Court, Elizabeth Porter discussed on The Boom X Show with Darol Tuttle

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News 1000 FM. 97 7, winner of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for best newscast. Suspicious letter addressed to President Trump. The White House has been intercepted in the past week. Through the mail screening process as a government official to ABC news ending it's being investigated by federal law enforcers, and there's no threat to the public. Mourners in front of the Supreme Court's makeshift memorial is there the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in earlier days as an attorney She led the fight against discrimination against women in the laws, people reciting Kaddish, Jewish mourner's prayer job of the storm. Veda now stuck stationary over the northwestern Gulf of Mexico Center about 320 Miles east southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas. Storm surge warning is now in effect for portions of the Texas coast from Port Aransas Toa High Island, including Galveston Bay, the U. K could be seeing another lock down because of a surgeon Corona virus cases in Newcastle and evening curfew has been in effect now. Chuck's Iverson ABC News News 1000 FM 97 7 Good afternoon is to 31 I'm Kelly Bleyer with the top local stories from the Coma. 24 7 News Center. We have much cleaner air around western Washington today. Rain and some wind moved in in the last 12 hours. And right now, almost all the air quality readings west of the Cascades air Good. Eastern side of the state has moderate air quality levels, with some unhealthy areas remaining near the Idaho and Canadian borders. Local tributes for Ruth Bader Ginsburg continue to pour in following her death comas. John Marino talked with one of her former law clerks, Elizabeth Porter, who is now a professor at U Dub. Ginsberg herself faced discrimination coming out of law school and turn that into a lifelong quest for equality for all Americans. I think she wass absolutely the best sort of patriot. Aside from a storied career, Porter says Ginsberg loved art and music and was surrounded by people She loved. I can celebrate a beautiful Joyous life well lived. Whatever happens next, Professor Porter says she hopes the legitimacy of the Supreme Court doesn't get dragged down by political scheming in the upcoming appointment process. Let's comb was Joel Marina reporting. Kham was Malaysian, reads Governor Jay Inslee statement on Ginsberg's death, saying, We lost one of the greatest American Patriots to ever serve on the U. S. Supreme Court. He went on to say Justice Ginsburg was a public servant who kept America true to its purpose. She never shied away from vigorously dissenting when the court set back the course of justice. Ainsley is among the dozens of politicians and celebrities taking to social media to mourn Justice Ginsburg. They also include former President Bill Clinton, who appointed her. Clinton called Ginsberg a magnificent judge on a wonderful person. And just minutes after we learned about pink gins birds death, the political battle started brewing in the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell valve that whoever president Trump nominates to replace Justice Ginsberg will get a vote on the Senate floor. Even with the election less than 45 days away, that is sparking outrage from the other side of the aisle. Democrats are calling on McConnell to wait until after the November 3rd election. Put a nominee on the floor just days before her death. Ginsberg dictate a statement to her granddaughter, saying, quote My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed. And the Pierce County Sheriff's Office is working to identify a woman hit and killed by an S U V. Last night near Frederickson happened around 9 30 along 78th Avenue.

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