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.
The Democratic presidential contender said Ginsburg's replacement should take place after the November election.
The life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday, is explored in the Oscar-nominated documentary "RBG."
President Donald Trump has already prepared a list of dozens of potential conservative replacements for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday.
"The greatest menace to freedom is an inert people; that public discussion is a political duty; and that this should be a fundamental principle of the American government."—Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her 2012 book, 'My Own Words'
Throughout her career as a Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought adamantly for gender equality and reproductive rights.
The Supreme Court announced Friday evening that Ginsburg had passed from complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at the age of 87.
Trump has appointed far more federal judges than his predecessors. Data from Heritage.org shows former President Barack Obama appointed 158 federal judges among 188 nominees, while George W. Bush and Bill Clinton both appointed 203 judges, on 239 and 221 nominees, respectively.
Trump's new list puts pressure on Biden, shores up his own ideological base and makes demographic appeals. It's a shrewd move that, whatever its jurisprudential merits, may well pay off politically as it did four years ago.
Missouri Senator Josh Hawley and Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron also made the president's list of potential nominees.
John R. Lott, Jr. of Crime Prevention Research Center debates John E. Rosenthal of Stop Handgun Violence.
It is quite hyperbolic to suggest that individual gun ownership is on the ballot this November.
Without a nuanced and substantive response from abortion advocates, the only account that Americans will hear will be the one offered by those who oppose abortion.
The vice president made the comment in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network.
"The court should have gone further," said Dale Ho, director of the ACLU's Voting Rights Project.
First Liberty Institute President, CEO and Chief Counsel Kelly Shackelford debates former White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Director Melissa Rogers.
Americans should not trade the system that has served us so well.
The president's view that the law is itself morally wrong and should not apply to him is not just a business strategy. It reflects a judgment of right and wrong. And it applies to every area of government.
The duty to protect religious liberty falls to like-minded citizens all across the country.
"Just as the Supreme Court swept away the mistaken doctrine of 'separate but equal,' so too should it eliminate the doctrine of qualified immunity," Reeves wrote after mentioning many Black Americans killed by police.