President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were met with boos when they went to the Supreme Court Thursday to pay their respects to the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
As the president, who made a rare appearance in a mask for the occasion, stood near the late justice’s casket, chants of “Vote him out!” and “Honor her wish!” broke out.
Thousands of Americans have stood in line at the Supreme Court to pay their respects to Ginsburg. She will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol on Friday.
Mr. Trump will announce his nomination to replace Ginsburg at 5 p.m. on Saturday in the White House Rose Garden. The president said Wednesday he believes the Supreme Court will likely decide the outcome of the presidential election, and heto break any possible tie.
Ahead of his visit to the Supreme Court, the president was spotted speaking to White House counsel Pat Cipollone and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, key advisers in helping the president select a nominee. Among the president’s top contenders are.
On Wednesday, Mr. Trump, prompting numerous that the U.S. will proceed with a peaceful transition as it always has.