Dem rep tells Trump to ‘shut the f--- up’ over Ginsburg criticism
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Rep. Alan GraysonAlan Mark GraysonFlorida's Darren Soto fends off Dem challenge from Alan Grayson Live results: Arizona and Florida hold primaries The Hill's Morning Report: Frustration mounts as Republicans blow up tax message MORE (D-Fla.) has come to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s defense in her feud with Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpVenezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE, telling the presumptive Republican nominee to “shut the f--- up.” 

“If you come at the Queen, you best not miss,” the Florida lawmaker tweeted at Trump on Wednesday.

In recent days Ginsburg has criticized Trump, calling him “a faker” and joking that she would move to New Zealand if he’s elected president. 


Trump has called on Ginsburg to resign, as have other GOP lawmakers. Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanPaul Ryan calls for Trump to accept results: 'The election is over' Bottom line Democratic anger rises over Trump obstacles to Biden transition MORE (R-Wis.) said her comments were "inherently biased and out of the realm."

Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) also called for her to resign, while Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who suspended his own presidential campaign in March, said Ginsburg's comments “crossed the line.”

“Justice Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court has embarrassed all by making very dumb political statements about me. Her mind is shot — resign!” Trump tweeted late Tuesday. 

White House press secretary Josh Earnest refused Wednesday to say whether her comments were appropriate in the eyes of the White House, but joked: “She didn’t earn the nickname the 'Notorious RBG' for nothing.

But House Democratic leaders had no problem defending her. 

"Just because you become a Supreme Court justice, you don't lose your First Amendment rights," Rep. Xavier Becerra (Calif.), chairman of the Democratic Caucus, said Wednesday.