Ruth Bader Ginsburg optimistic 'over the long haul' for US
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgFive takeaways from Trump's trip to India Justices bar Mexican parents from suing over fatal cross-border shooting of teen Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Arizona man MORE reportedly said at a Saturday evening play that she is optimistic about the United States “over the long haul.”

“My hope is in my lifetime we will get back to the way it was,” Ginsburg said about the partisan divide in Washington, D.C., The Wall Street Journal reported.

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The justice was attending a play about conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last year. 

Ginsburg and Scalia were known for their close relationship, despite polarizing political views and differing interpretations of the law.