Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U. S. Supreme Court, Elizabeth Porter discussed on News, Traffic and Weather
Local tributes for Ruth Bader Ginsburg continue to pour in following her death. Come was Joe 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 was absolutely the best sort of Patriot. Aside from a storied career, Porter says Ginsberg loved art 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. That's almost Joe Marino. Como's 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. And 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. Anjali is among the dozens of politicians and celebrities taking to social media to mourn Justice Ginsburg. They also include former President Bill Clinton, who have pointed her. Clinton called Ginsberg a magnificent judge on a wonderful person. Just minutes after we learned about Ginsberg's death, a 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 to put a nominee on the floor. Just days before her death. Ginsberg dictated a statement to her granddaughter, saying, quote My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed. For the second time. In the last couple months, the WSB trooper and kits up County has intercepted a wrong way Driver this time on Highway three, The driver was traveling south bound in the north bound lanes, and the trooper was able to position his patrol car in front of her vehicle where they hit head on. She was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI. Super Alan Dixon was the 2019 trooper of the year for his district. He was taken at the hospital with minor injuries. Now here's your combo traffic. Working on new collision on a north bound of five near G B. Ln the main gate, this is blocking the left lane of the offering brother to the main gate exit there. This guy's a little bit hesitation on the main live enough to bad overall. Looks like it is in the process of clearing right now, and that backup looks like it is clearing his well. We're working on a little bit of hesitation on North five right around the Tacoma Dome south down five game kind of just before the ship Canal Bridge. And don't forget about these closures on highway 4 10 between green water and Mud Mountain Road for fire to be there and the closure on highway 12 in both directions between the ECMO Louis County line is the route 1 23 for fire to be as well. Our next reporters of 4 44. We're gonna see mostly cloudy skies throughout the afternoon. A few showers as well. But also a couple of sun breaks out their upper sixties.