Former President Bill Clinton claimed on CBS News’ Face the Nation that Ruth Bader Ginsburg had hoped Hillary Clinton “would be elected” in 2016 so she could retire from the Supreme Court.
During his appearance on Sunday, Clinton said that he found that Ginsburg “had the best combination of skills and instincts of any of the people I interviewed.”
“I reviewed 40 candidates, settled on five, then got down to three. But… Hillary mentioned it to me, she thought I ought to look at her more closely, so I read, first of all, the account of the cases on gender equality she’d prevailed in the Supreme Court as a lawyer,” Clinton recalled. “Before she ever