Donald Trump, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, NPR discussed on Anthony Valadez

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I'm Barbara Klein. President. Trump says he'll nominate a woman this week to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U. S. Supreme Court. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says Senate Republicans should do the right thing by waiting till after the election to consider a successor and vows to nominate a black woman. NPR's Mara Liasson reports President Trump is pushing for Ginsburg seat to be filled by a conservative without delay. Joe Biden says. With only a few weeks before Election Day, the people should decide who gets to make that nomination. The Trump campaign believes this fight has the potential to reshape the presidential campaign in Trump's favor by changing the focus from Cove it and Trump's leadership to the courts and reminding some Republican voters why they held their noses and voted for Trump in 2016, but because a conservative replacement for Ginsburg would cement 263 conservative majority on the high Court for decades, Democrats say this could be a rallying cry for their base to especially for younger women who idolized Ginsberg. Mara Liasson NPR news More than two dozen major fires are still burning across California. Among them is a wildfire north east of Los Angeles that NPR's Joel Rose reports is being stoked by strong winds. The Bobcat fire has burned close to 100,000 acres and his only 15% contained, officials say. Already one of the largest wildfires in Los Angeles County history and continues to threaten the Mount Wilson Observatory in the San Gabriel mountains and surrounding communities. Nearly 19,000 firefighters are battling 27 major fires across California. State officials say containment is improving, but they cautioned that warm conditions continue across most of the state. Since the beginning of the year, wild fires have burned over 3.5 million acres in California. Five of the seven largest fires in state history have occurred in 2020 Joel Rose. NPR news Federal regulators are loosening Corona virus restrictions on visitors at nursing homes there where outbreaks have slowed. Blake, Farmer of member station W. PLN reports. The new guidelines don't just allow for in person visits. In some cases, they require it many nursing home residents have gone months without a hug from their loved ones, so the new federal guidelines make it easier to meet the criteria for in person visits. If nursing homes have gone 14 days without a case among staff for residents, CMS Administrator Seema Verma says they need to accommodate indoor visits. You're in an area of the country where there.

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