Sending a text to supporters promising that Mr Trump will fill the vacancy with a conservative justice.
Be giving a name, but President Trump is certain on the gender of a replacement for the late Supreme Court. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could see. Most likely it would be a woman. Yeah, I think I could say that it would be a woman. I would if somebody were to ask me now. I would say that A woman would be In first place. But will the sea be filled before the election? CBS News correspondent Paula Read. Last night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirm that the president's nominee will get a vote on the floor. Typically, Supreme Court nominees take months for a confirmation, so it's unlikely this will happen before the election. But there will be time during the lame duck session after the election. Tio push this through. Ginsberg died yesterday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She served more than 40 years on the federal bench as a judge and associate judge. She was 87 CBS News Special Report. I'm Lisa Matteo. Her day death rather has set up a potentially fierce fight to confirm a successor before the election in November, Senator Dick Durbin says he has memories of the last election year confirmation fight. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said President Trump's nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg will get a Senate vote, Senator Dick Durbin tells double BBM That's a departure from 2016 when he did not allow a full Senate vote on President Obama's nomination. Of Merrick Garland to replace Antonin Scalia, who died in February of that year. To me, is a dramatic departure from exactly what McConnell announced should be standard when it comes to Supreme Court vacancies in the last year of the president's Ginsburg was one of the court's Liberals of Justice, appointed by President Trump and confirmed by a Republican majority Senate would tilt the ideological balance of the court 6 to 3 in favour of conservative Connell has really spent more time going federal court vacancies than any other thing we've done in the last Several years, So we know his determination to reach that goal. Rob Hart NewsRadio 105.9 FM in time Both political parties are fundraising over the opportunity to fill that crucial vacant seat on the Supreme Court. And the hour after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. Democratic donors gave $6.2 million online. That's more than any other single hour since Act blew. The donation site was launched 16 years ago. Then, in the next hour, donors broke the record again, giving another $6.3 million at more than $100,000 a minute. The president's reelection campaign has also fundraising, sending a text to supporters promising that Mr Trump will fill the vacancy with a conservative justice. Alison Keys. CBS NEWS Washington The Illinois Department of Public Health reports a record number of cove in 19 tests in a single day. Public health officials say the state reached its highest number of covert 19 tests in one day. 74,286. Illinois is now reporting more than five million tests have been administered since the start of the