Appearing on MSNBC, former Obama adviser called it “unkind” for Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell to talk of replacing Justice Ginsburg so soon after her death.
On Twitter, Jarrett responded to Preet Bharara, who wrote “I don’t know about you, but I’m finding it hard to balance the need to grieve and the urge to fight in this sad moment”
Jarrett replied “My guess is #RBG would want you to grieve by fighting.”
My guess is #RBG would want you to grieve by fighting.
— Valerie Jarrett (@ValerieJarrett) September 19, 2020
McConnell issued the following statement after Ginsburg’s death.
The Senate and the nation mourn the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the conclusion of her extraordinary American life.
My full statement: pic.twitter.com/NOwYLhDxIk
— Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) September 19, 2020