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Ginsburg apologizes for Trump jabs

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>> A little less notorious, a little more circumspect. Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, apologizing Thursday for calling Donald Trump a faker and suggesting she feared for the country if he's elected president. On reflection, my recent remarks in response to press inquiries were ill-advised and I regret making them, Ginsburg says in a statement.
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Judges should avoid commenting on a candidate for public office. In the future, I will be more circumspect. Ginsburg, known to many as the notorious RBG, provoked a fusillade of angry Tweets from Trump, saying she'd lost her mind, and should resign. Also, promising to appoint conservative judges. A direct dig at the 83 year old leader of the Court's liberals.
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Even the New York Times editorial page, no fan of Trump, opining she'd crossed the line. The apology drawing no immediate response from Trump, who was huddling with advisers as he prepares to unveil his running mate.