The Secret Service intercepted the envelope containing the deadly toxin, law enforcement sources tell NPR. They say the poison did not make it to the White House grounds.
2020-09-19T21:22:31Z WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators weighing what to do about the vacancy on the Supreme Court are facing questions about their own past comments amid complaints by Democrats that their views have shifted with changing political reality. President Donald Trump has urged the GOP-run Senate to consider “without delay” his upcoming nomination to fill…
The FBI and the Secret Service investigate the letter, intercepted before it reached the White House.
Many of Ginsburg’s Supreme Court colleagues, including current and former justices, praised her tenure. Chief Justice John Roberts called Ginsburg “a tireless and resolute champion of justice.”
The president says his pick will likely be a woman.
2020-09-19T16:03:04Z NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life is being celebrated in her native New York City with plans for a statue, landmarks lit in blue and impromptu memorials at her childhood home in Brooklyn and the high school she attended. Ginsburg died Friday of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at…
The Maine Republican says “the decision on a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court should be made by the President who is elected on November 3rd.”
The Illinois Democrat, who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, told NPR’s Weekend Edition he hopes some Republicans decline to fill the Ruth Bader Ginsburg vacancy before the election.
The ex-prime minister, who has died aged 91, famously led his Liberal Party to a big defeat in 1984.
2020-09-19T19:52:09Z WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Saturday. The letter was intercepted at a government facility that screens mail addressed to the White House and President Donald Trump, the official said. A preliminary investigation…