BREAKING: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87

This is breaking news, just now being reported. The Supreme Court has announced the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at age 87, of metastatic pancreatic cancer.

The news broke across social media, from Bloomberg’s Jennifer Jacobs and Fox’s Bret Baier, among others. (Updates will be at end of post.)

So far there are no further details but this post will be rapidly updated.

CNN and the AP also confirmed the story.

This is a breaking news story (with enormous implications for the country) and will be updated as information becomes available.

Updates below:
NPR reports that Ginsburg gave a final statement via her granddaughter.

“My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.”

Oh boy. That will only make what was already going to be a political frenzy into even more of one.

From Lisa Boothe.

Things very much are going to be very much ugly. There is no doubt about that at all.

Chuck didn’t waste any time.

He’s quote Mitch McConnell’s statement from back when Scalia passed away. Already starting the gamesmanship.
More on that here.

Flags lowered at White House.

That’s an official White House account, for the record.

Lotta folks out there to mourn in front of the Supreme Court. Let’s hope that doesn’t turn into something worse.

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