Public says final farewell to Ruth Bader Ginsburg at US Capitol

Ginsburg is the first woman and first Jewish person to lie in state at the Capitol.
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And it's great to have you with us as we near the end of an another consequential week in this country. So much news, and tonight's no exception. Ruth Bader Ginsburg breaking another barrier today, become the, first woman, the first jewish person to lie in state. Sources telling ABC news that president trump intends to pick Amy coney Barrett to the supreme court. The president is expected to officially make the news tomorrow. The news comes just hours after the final farewell to justice Ginsburg lie in state at the capitol. Women members of congress from both parties watching, paying their respects as she was carried down those steps. Tonight as a nation pays tribute, there was late reporting on what comes next. Just 39 days now until the election. President trump said he'd name a replacement by week's end and it appears he's on track to do so. Reporter: Tonight sources tell ABC news president trump intends his third pick for the nation's highest court to be judge Amy coney Barrett. A graduate and former law professor at the university of notre dame is a mother of seven and devout catholic. She's a favorite of anti-abortion groups and was pressed by senators in her confirmation hearing. The conclusion one draws is that the dogma lives loudly within you. And that's of concern. Reporter: Barrett told senators her faith would in the impact her decisions. It's never appropriate for a judge to impose that judge's personal convictions, whether they derive from faith or anywhere else on the law. Reporter: Barrett would push the court further to the right, as the capital bade a final, majestic farewell at the capitol. A military honor guard carrying her flag-draped casket across the plaza and up the stairs in perfect, solemn procession. Ready, step. Reporter: Ginsburg becoming the first woman and the first jewish person to lie in state at the capitol, breaking two more final barriers. Among the invited attendees, Joe Biden and his wife Jill, and seated next to them at the socially distant ceremony, Elizabeth Salas, Ginsburg's longtime housekeeper. Reporter: Rabbi Lauren Holtzman spoke briefly of justice Ginsburg's long and unfinished struggle for equality for all in America. Today we stand in sorrow, and tomorrow we, the people, must carry on justice Ginsburg's legacy. Reporter: Opera star denyce graves, a favorite of Ginsburg's, sang an anthem. America, America I give my best to you Reporter: And after, speaker Pelosi led members of congress to pay respects, women first. A final salute from the capitol police, and then she was carried out. Ready, step. Reporter: Women lawmakers from both parties lining the steps, and as the hearse departed, a final wave for the notorious rbg. Let's bring in Terry Moran at the supreme court again to have let's get back to the breaking headline. Sources telling ABC news at this hour that the president does intend to pick Amy coney Barrett as a supreme court pick. The president said he'd like a vote before the election. He sure would, David. He thinks it's a great political issue for him and the GOP senate leadership will again do his bidding. The judiciary committee led by Lindsey graham planning hearings for the second week in October with a vote possibly coming before election day or shortly there after. This despite the ABC news poll that shows a strong majority -- 57% of the American public did, that's a lot of Republicans too. Terry Moran with the breaking developments tonight. Thank you. We turn next to the family, the mother of breonna Taylor coming before the cameras today after that grand jury brought no

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