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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has responded to Donald Trump's call for the top US court to stop impeachment.
"The president is not a lawyer," she told the BBC in an exclusive interview, adding: "He's not law trained."
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In a wide-ranging conversation, she also said poor women were victims of restrictive abortion access.
The US president is expected to be impeached by the House of Representatives on Wednesday.
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The House, controlled by the Democrats, accuses him of an abuse of power in his dealings with Ukraine.
Impeachment is like an indictment - the charges will then be sent to the Republican-controlled Senate for a trial, where senators act like jurors.
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President Trump is expected to be acquitted there of the two charges he faces.
What did Ms Ginsburg say about impeachment?
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Earlier this month, the president suggested in a tweet that the Supreme Court could step in.
"Radical Left has NO CASE. Read the Transcripts. Shouldn't even be allowed. Can we go to Supreme Court to stop?"
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When the BBC's Razia Iqbal asked the justice what her reading of the constitution was in this context, she replied: "The president is not a lawyer, he's not law trained."
Ms Ginsburg also implied that senators who display bias should be disqualified from acting as jurors in the trial.
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There was criticism over the weekend of Mitch McConnell, who leads the Republican party in the Senate, for saying an acquittal was a foregone conclusion.
When asked about senators making up their minds before the trial, the Supreme Court Justice said: "Well if a judge said that, a judge would be disqualified from sitting on the...
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