U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is "up and working" and making jokes after being hospitalized with rib fractures, her nephew said on Thursday at the premiere of a new movie about her early career fighting for women's equality.
Ginsburg, 85, a critical liberal vote on the high court for 25 years, fell in her office at the Washington, D.C., court building Wednesday.
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"I wouldn't say she's exactly on my side, but I wish her well, I hope she gets better, and hope she serves on the Supreme Court for many, many years", he commented. She has had two prior bouts with cancer and had a stent implanted to open a blocked artery in 2014. "She said something very inappropriate during the campaign, but she apologized for it", Trump said about Ginsburg's recovery on Friday, according to a pool report. "For the court, it could be - I don't even want to contemplate that".
Mind you. RBG is a cancer survivor, she's had a heart procedure and she's had broken ribs before. and she's bounced back so quickly she was never out of the game. As a result, she was forced to miss the formal investiture ceremony for new Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh at the court that morning.