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Trump Suggests Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Dying Want Got here From Liberal Operatives

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I don’t know that she said that, or was that written out by Adam Schiff, Schumer, and Pelosi? I would be more inclined to the second. That came out of the wind, it sounds so beautiful … but that sounds like a Schumer deal or maybe Pelosi or shifty Schiff … maybe she did and maybe she didn’t.

— President Donald Trump, casting doubt upon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dying wish that she “not be replaced until a new president is installed,” during an interview on “Fox & Friends.” Clara Spera, Ginsburg’s granddaughter, confirmed that her grandmother made the remark shortly before her death Friday evening, as did Ginsburg’s doctor.

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