President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump went to the Supreme Court this week to pay their respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, but it was met with resistance from those who were mourning the late justice.
When the president arrived at the Supreme Court, those who were there began booing then chanted, “Vote him out!” Shortly after the chant started, the president and first lady could be seen walking away.
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Ginsburg died at the age of 87 on Sept. 18 from complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer.
The public is able to pay tribute to her at the Supreme Court, and Friday she will make history as the first woman to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol.
Chief Justice John Roberts said at a private ceremony on Wednesday, “Her voice in court and in our conference room was soft. But when she spoke, people listened.”
The boos the president received on Thursday come as Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers have pushed for a nominee and vote to fill the vacancy in the Supreme Court. This has been met with opposition from Democrats.
The president has said that he will announce his nominee on Saturday.