Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a noted hater of President Donald Trump, decided to weigh in on impeachment by taking a jab at our 45th president. While talking about Trump’s scathing letter to Nancy Pelosi which called on the Democrats to end this “Salem witch hunt,” Ginsburg quipped: “The president is not a lawyer.” The Justice immediately got torched by fed-up Americans. You’ll love this.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke out in response to President Donald Trump’s repeated calls for House Democrats to end their ongoing impeachment effort, reportedly stating: “the president is not a lawyer.”
Ginsburg made the comment while appearing at an event in New York City, where she received the Berggruen Institute Prize for her contribution to philosophy and culture. The 86-year-old reportedly plans to donate the $1 million prize to non-profits focused on promoting economic opportunities for women.
Speaking to BBC at the event, Ginsburg expressed hope for “good people on both sides of the aisle to say let’s stop this dysfunction” and “work together for the good of the country.” She did not say whether her comments were related to the impeachment proceedings.
On Tuesday, the House Rules Committee met to debate the parameters of the impeachment voting process, the final step before the full lower chamber votes on whether to impeach President Trump over his contacts with Ukraine.
The president also sent an explosive letter to Speaker Pelosi.
“I write to express my strongest and most powerful protest against the partisan impeachment crusade being pursued by Democrats in the House of Representatives,” Trump wrote in his six-page letter to Pelosi.
The president argued that the impeachment process was “an unprecedented and unconstitutional abuse of power” from Democrats, criticizing the articles of impeachment for failing to match the Constitutional standard of high crimes and misdemeanors.
“You have cheapened the importance of the very ugly word, impeachment!” Trump wrote.
Trump accused Democrats of violating their oath of office and going against the Constitution. He also attacked Pelosi personally for a “false display of solemnity” during the partisan process.
Trump admitted that it was highly unlikely that Pelosi would be swayed by his letter.
“While I have no expectation that you will do so, I write this letter to you for the purpose of history and to put my thoughts on a permanent and indelible record,” Trump concluded.
Well, Americans torched ole Ruth Bader Ginsburg for her blatantly bias reaction. You don’t have to be an attorney to know this impeachment is crap.
“Well you old fool, ‘you aren’t a Justice, you are a Democrat hack!’ So go lay down, put on your oxygen mask and STFU! You old, moldy fool!” tweeted Rich Hannigan.
Well you old fool, "you aren't a Justice, you are a Democrat hack!" So go lay down, put on your oxygen mask and STFU! You old, moldy fool!
— Rich Hannigan (@RichardVeii) December 17, 2019
“If I was being mauled by a dog I think I would still have an ‘ISSUE’ with the attack even though I’m not a groomer, dog walker, trainer, Vet or even an actual dog,” tweeted “1SG Rocketman.”
If I was being mauled by a dog I think I would still have an "ISSUE" with the attack even though I'm not a groomer, dog walker, trainer, Vet or even an actual dog.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Jabs Trump on Impeachment: ‘The President Is Not a Lawyer’ https://t.co/vnU89gbW9F
— 1SG Rocketman (@DeplorableHand1) December 17, 2019
“Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke out in response to President Donald Trump’s repeated calls for Democrats to end their impeachment stunt: ‘the president is not a lawyer.’ And…………………………she’s barely alive,” tweeted Mark Grant.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke out in response to President Donald Trump’s repeated calls for Democrats to end their impeachment stunt: “the president is not a lawyer.”
And…………………………she's barely alive.https://t.co/6bQTqrxcup
— Mark Grant (@mgrant76308) December 17, 2019
“RBG, he does not have to be a lawyer to know what the Democrats are doing is because of HATE, not any thing he has done wrong! Even you should be able to understand that! Really! You are cut from the same cloth as the Democrats in the Congress, hateful!” tweeted Brenda Stinson.
RBG, he does not have to be a lawyer to know what the Democrats are doing is because of HATE, not any thing he has done wrong! Even you should be able to understand that! Really! You are cut from the same cloth as the Democrats in the Congress, hateful!
— Brenda Stinson (@Beanstinson) December 17, 2019
“Yes. It’s maddening. As a lawyer myself it is repugnant to me that such low-quality and low-IQ individuals are so public about their contempt for our republic and Constitution and freedoms. These people are in government because of their manifest incompetence as lawyers,” tweeted Damian Heron.
Yes. It's maddening.
As a lawyer myself it is repugnant to me that such low-quality and low-IQ individuals are so public about their contempt for our republic and Constitution and freedoms.
These people are in government because of their manifest incompetence as lawyers.
— Damian Heron (@damian_heron) December 17, 2019
Earlier Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) rejected Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) call to have new witnesses testify in the upper chamber’s likely impeachment trial, even hinting that he will move to dismiss the impeachment articles against the president following opening arguments.
“The House chose this road. It is their duty to investigate,” McConnell said in a floor speech. “It’s their duty to meet the very high bar for undoing a national election. As Speaker Pelosi herself once said, it is the House’s obligation to, quote, ‘build an ironclad case to act.’”
“If they fail, they fail. It is not the Senate’s job to leap into the breach and search desperately for ways to get to guilty. That would hardly be impartial justice,” he added.
President Trump has called the impeachment inquiry a “hoax” designed to harm his re-election prospects in 2020. Instead, the Democrats embarked on this faux impeachment, and it was too late to back out after they discovered the American people aren’t buying it. Ginsburg vowed to stay in place until Trump was gone. She’s just angry he may outlast the 86-year-old leftist Justice.
And she’s right. In five years, poor Ruth will be 91-years-old, and if her health fails her before then, it will be President Trump replacing her coveted seat with a Constitutionalist judge, and there’s nothing the Democrats will hate more.