85-Year-Old Darth Vader Ginsburg is staying put for now. She says she's got another 5 years on the Supreme Court, which will give President Trump another nominee on the high court, (giving him at least 3 justices), should he win reelection in 2020.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said on Sunday that she hopes to stay on the bench for another 5 years.
Ginsburg was speaking in Manhattan following the performance of a play about the late Justice Antonin Scalia when she made the estimate.
“I’m now 85,” Ginsburg said, according to CNN. “My senior colleague, Justice John Paul Stevens, he stepped down when he was 90, so think I have about at least five more years.”
Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993.
Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement last month, opening up another seat to be filled by President Trump.
Trump nominated Justice Neil Gorsuch to fill the late Scalia’s seat in January 2017 — after Republicans successfully held Scalia’s vacancy open until President Obama left offic