Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: I won't resign because of Senate Republicans

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: I won't resign because of Senate Republicans
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says it is foolish to suggest she resign now, because there is no way President Obama could appoint a like-minded replacement.

Some on the left have called on the 81-year-old Ginsburg to retire soon in case a Republican wins the White House in 2016 and installs a conservative in her place. Yet in an interview with Elle, Ginsburg retorts that even if Obama wanted to replace her with a liberal Justice, Senate Republicans would assuredly block such a nominee.

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