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Ginsburg regrets 'ill-advised' criticism of Trump

6 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, July 14 2016 Jul 14, 2016 July 14, 2016 9:19 AM July 14, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow
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WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she regrets her "ill-advised" public criticism of Donald Trump.

Ginsburg says in a statement issued by the court on Thursday that judges should avoid commenting on a candidate for public office. She promises to be more circumspect in the future.

Ginsburg told The Associated Press last week that she did not want to think about the prospect of Trump winning the presidency. She escalated her criticism in subsequent media interviews.

She herself came under attack for her comments in recent days, leading to Thursday's statement.

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