It is paramount that the Supreme Court not be left with a vacancy in the middle of a pandemic that continues to restrain the religious liberty of millions of Americans and stoke chaos in our streets.
Over 60 percent of Americans think Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg's Supreme Court seat should not be filled until after the upcoming election.
The Bush administration aide Elise Jordan argued that Trump would "love nothing more" than public focus on his SCOTUS nomination.
His lead over Martha McSally in the polls comes at a crucial moment for Trump's Supreme Court nomination as he could take office as soon as November 30.
Leading Republicans, including Graham, have previously argued that a sitting president should not consider a Supreme Court choice in the run-up to an election.
Steve Hilton also pushed for Democratic nominee Joe Biden to reveal who he would nominate to the Supreme Court.
Amy Coney Barrett has seven children—five biological and two adopted—and her family is very important to her. However, she tends not to speak much publicly about her personal life.
The flood of donations comes as Democratic lawmakers prepare to counter Republicans' push to quickly nominate Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor to the Supreme Court.
"I think it is particularly important that the Senate take it up and confirm this nomination before the election," the Texas Republican said.
Biden said Sunday that if he defeats President Donald Trump in the upcoming election, then Trump's Supreme Court justice nominee should be withdrawn.
"I did not support taking up a nomination eight months before the 2016 election to fill the vacancy created by the passing of Justice Scalia," the Republican senator from Alaska said.
The president's re-election campaign released a new merchandise item to its online store, as Republican and Democratic lawmakers debate an appropriate timeline to appoint Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court replacement.
The House Speaker didn't rule out a second impeachment against Trump, or new articles of impeachment against Attorney General Bill Barr, as she looks to "meet the needs of the American people."
Republican Congressman Doug Collins, a U.S. representative from Georgia currently campaigning for a Senate seat, defended his position regarding abortion access on Saturday.
"Preserving the institution of the Senate should be paramount to any political gain," Flake tweeted.
Protesters lined the streets in front of the senator's home in Louisville, Kentucky, after he vowed to call a vote for President Donald Trump's nominee following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder accused Republicans of "blatant hypocrisy" for moving to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death so close to the presidential election.
The petition, created late Friday night, asks the U.S. Senate not to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with under 50 days left to the election.
"Think of it, 29 times. Every single time, nobody said, 'Oh, let's not fill the seat.' We won the election," Trump said.
Speaking to reporters before his North Carolina rally, Trump named two judges to potentially replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—both of them women.
Slightly more than half of voters (51 percent) said they do not believe Trump should appoint a new Supreme Court justice before the presidential inauguration in January 2021.
The prospect of a Supreme Court fight adds another variable into an already tumultuous presidential election.
The current Democratic presidential nominee said in 2016 that he would push ahead with the nomination of a Supreme Court appointee "even a few months before a presidential election."
"I wish I could wave a magic wand and have it go back to the way it was," Ginsburg said in 2018.
The Massachusetts senator appeared to be referencing the fact that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had announced his intent to push a Trump nominee through, just hours after receiving the news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died.
Christopher Scalia said that his father, the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, put an emphasis on his friendship with his colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg, even though the two differed on so many viewpoints.
After the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Texas senator said the election cannot occur "with a 4-4 Court."
In a survey released hours before the news of Ginsburg's death, voters in Maine, North Carolina and Arizona said they preferred Biden to select the next Supreme Court justice by 12 percentage points.
The South Carolina senator once dared Americans to "use my words against me" during March 2016 remarks, in which he declared the next president—regardless of party—would not fill a Supreme Court vacancy during the final year of their first term.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris believes Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor should be chosen by whomever holds the presidential office next.