“My mother told me to be a lady, and for her that meant be your own person, be independent.”
“The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president.”
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ((D., N.Y.) on whether or not the Senate should vote on a new Supreme Court Justice before the November election.
"President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KS) on his intentions following the passing of Justice Ginsberg.
"If true, the appalling conditions described in the whistleblower complaint...are a staggering abuse of human rights."
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asking for investigation into the complaint that alleges “high rates of hysterectomies done to immigrant women.”
"Reminder - It is impossible to know how deep the water is just by looking at it."
The National Weather Service warning those in the path of the slow-moving Hurricane Sally of “historic life-threatening flooding.”
“As significant as today is, it’s only the beginning for getting full justice for Breonna."
Tamika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor, on the historic decision by Louisville leaders to approve a $12 million dollar wrongful death settlement and enact police reforms.
“Trees that are burned, even in severe fire intensity, about almost 90 percent of the redwoods do survive and I’m expecting that’s what we’re going to see here.”
Ecologist Joanne Kerbavaz, California State Parks, on the effects of a wildfire that burned nearly the entire Big Basin park – home to historic redwoods..
Called the court's "feminist icon," Justice Ginsberg began her law career fighting for gender equality, and in 1993 became the 2nd woman on the Supreme Court (there's been 4 of 114). Her mother, who passed away before she graduated from high school inspired her education and drive. Justice Ginsberg died at age 87.