Leaders react with disappointment, shock to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s demise
U.S. Supreme Court docket Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participates in a dialogue on the Georgetown College Regulation Middle on February 10, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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U.S. leaders and high politicians responded with shock and disappointment Friday night after the Supreme Court docket introduced that Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died on the age of 87.
Here’s a assortment of the emotions shared by a number of the nation’s former and present officers. Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered Capitol Hill’s flags be lowered to half-staff whereas the White Home did the identical, in keeping with spokespersons.
Former President George W. Bush
“Laura and I be part of our fellow Individuals in mourning the lack of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She devoted lots of her 87 exceptional years to the pursuit of justice and equality, and she or he impressed a couple of era of girls and ladies. Justice Ginsburg liked our nation and the regulation. Laura and I are lucky to have identified this sensible and humorous…