President Trump held a campaign rally in the suburbs of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Saturday nightAs a substitute for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Ruth Bader Ginsburg). When Mr. Trump mentioned Barrett (Barrett) kicked off, the crowd cheered and pointed out that she was his third Supreme Court nominee.
Republicans tried to use Trump’s nominee in the Supreme Court because it would have a long-term impact on the legal system. With the death of Ginsburg, if Barrett is confirmed, there will be six likely conservative judges and three likely liberal judges. The first two nominees for Mr. Trump, Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, were confirmed.
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Mr. Trump cheered and said: “The most important thing is that she will defend your God-given rights and freedoms.”
Mr. Trump criticized his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, for not releasing a list of possible candidates. Biden has called for waiting for the new Supreme Court justices to vote until the end of the general election. He stated that he would not publish the list of candidates because it could affect judges or subject them to “relentless” attacks.
Mr. Trump also praised law enforcement during the rally, and dozens of supporters wore “Police Trump” T-shirts. Around 8 pm, the people at the rally met a protester. The protester was quickly escorted out. Mr. Trump called the rally to applause.
Mr. Trump also talked about some familiar themes in his rally, including calling the coronavirus a “Chinese virus”, trying to brag about his economic record, and attacking Hillary Clinton of the Biden family for “killing jobs.” The Paris Climate Agreement” and deal.
Clinton won Dauphin County by a narrow margin, and Middletown and Harrisburg are the capitals of the state. Mr. Trump won Pennsylvania in 2016, the first Republican to win Republican support since 1988. CBS News battlefield tracking survey shows that Biden’s lead in the state is 52% to 47%.
Jiang Weijia and Zach Hudak contributed to this report.