Women's March planned for October to protest Trump filling Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat
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The Women’s March organization is planning a nationwide protest next month opposing President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden holds massive cash advantage over Trump ahead of Election Day Tax records show Trump maintains a Chinese bank account: NYT Trump plays video of Biden, Harris talking about fracking at Pennsylvania rally MORE and his move to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgLGBTQ voters must show up at the polls, or risk losing progress Cunningham, Tillis locked in tight race in North Carolina: poll 51 percent want Barrett seated on Supreme Court: poll MORE’s seat on the Supreme Court.

“We're planning a massive, nationwide march on October 17 to send an unmistakable message of our fierce opposition to Trump and his agenda, including his attempt to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat,” the organization said in an online fundraising page for the event.

The Women’s March organization said on Instagram on Monday that the event will “send a clear message that we will not allow Trump and the GOP to endanger our lives any longer.” 

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Additional details on the march are set to be released as the date draws closer. The organization has established an online form for additional information. 

The first Women’s March — in January 2017, the day after Trump was inaugurated — was estimated to be the largest single-day protest in U.S. history, drawing 4 to 5 million participants across the country. The march has taken place each year of the Trump administration, although attendance has dropped since the first event.

Trump confirmed Tuesday that he plans to announce his nominee to replace Ginsburg on Saturday. He has made clear that he wants the Senate to vote on his nominee ahead of the Nov. 3. election.

Senate Democrats as well as Republican Sens. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiSenate to vote Monday to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court Senate GOP eyes Oct. 26 for confirming Barrett to Supreme Court This week: Clock ticks on chance for coronavirus deal MORE (Alaska) and Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSenate to vote Monday to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court Cunningham, Tillis locked in tight race in North Carolina: poll 51 percent want Barrett seated on Supreme Court: poll MORE (Maine) oppose the move, which comes just weeks before the election.

Most Republican senators, however, have backed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOn The Money: McConnell says he would give Trump-backed coronavirus deal a Senate vote | Pelosi, Mnuchin see progress, but no breakthrough | Trump, House lawyers return to court in fight over financial records Progress, but no breakthrough, on coronavirus relief LGBTQ voters must show up at the polls, or risk losing progress MORE’s (R-Ky.) promise that the nominee will get a confirmation vote on the Senate floor. Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyPoll: Trump, Biden tied in Georgia McConnell says he would give Trump-backed coronavirus deal a vote in Senate Trump tells Fox he wants bigger relief deal as Pelosi's deadline nears MORE (R-Utah) confirmed on Tuesday that he supports the move.