Watch as Pres. Trump Reacts to the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg waves in acknowledgement of the applause she receives as she arrives for a "fireside chat" in the Bruce M. Selya Appellate Courtroom at the Roger William University Law School on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Bristol, R.I. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

 

News broke Friday evening that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away. My RedState colleagues jumped into the fray with both the details and some preliminary, political implications of the SCOTUS seat vacancy.

SEE:

Opinion: Now is NOT The Time For Republicans To Compromise

Justice Ginsburg’s Passing Ignites the October Timebomb

Justice Ginsburg Dead: All Election Calculations are Now Out the Window — Prospects for Chaos Now Almost Certain

Breaking Down Mitch McConnell’s Majority — Where Will His 50 Votes Come From?

Chuck Schumer Tweets About Replacing Ginsburg Before Offering Condolences

But at an important moment in our nation’s history like this one, Americans look to the President of the United States to provide a response with a steady and somber tone. President Donald Trump had just stepped offstage from a rally in Bemidji, MN when a reporter asked him about Ginsburg’s death.

It was the first time he heard the news. “She just died? Wow. I didn’t know that,” he told the reporter.

Watch his full reaction, and decide for yourself if he comported himself as befits the Office:

How do you think President Trump did on the spur of the moment? Share your thoughts in the comments area below!

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Thanks for reading!

Becca