LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Protesters gathered outside the home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Saturday. Protesters were seen holding signs saying, "No new Supreme Court Justice" in light of the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Ginsburg died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87 Friday evening.
According to a press release sent by McConnell's office on the passing of Justice Ginsburg, the Senate will fulfill President Trump's agenda, "particularly his outstanding appointments to the federal judiciary. Once again, we will keep our promise."
The statement went on to say, "President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate."
WHAS11 Shay McAlister says approximately 100 people are outside the McConnell residence chanting, "Ditch Mitch" and "Move, Mitch, get out the way."
LMPD is now on the scene asking protesters to clear roadways and have now block the street in front of McConnell's home.
According to WHAS11's Shay McAlister, police are warning protesters they will be arrested if the roadway is not cleared.
LMPD has now declared the protest unlawful.