Trump's abortion statement angers conservatives and gives the Biden...

Apr 08, 2024 View Original Article
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75% : Trump still says he's proud that the Supreme Court justices he nominated overturned Roe v. Wade.
75% : And still, Trump cruised to an easy victory in the GOP primary.
61% : But Trump wants to win in 2024.
58% : Trump is making the calculation that his evangelical base, among the most loyal elements in his coalition, will have his back when it matters most.
53% : Also left unanswered: Whether Trump supports access to the FDA-approved abortion medication mifepristone, which is widely available through the mail.
52% : Biden's campaign announced Sunday that it would hold campaign events featuring two women, one from Texas and the other from Louisiana, who say they were denied medical care due to restrictive abortion laws enacted after Roe was overturned.
48% : FILE - Marjorie Jones Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, and anti-abortion group, speaks during a news conference in New York, June 21, 2016.
47% : Even in Monday´s statement, Trump said he was "proudly responsible" for the Roe reversal.
40% : Trump promised last week that he would issue the statement he gave Monday after being asked about the state law.
39% : And whatever they decide must be the law of the land," Trump said of abortion rights.
38% : Dannenfelser and others have been pushing Trump to embrace a national abortion ban for several months.
36% : Trump on Monday talked in more substance than we're used to.
33% : For Trump, fights over abortion, like any other major issue, have always been about winning.
32% : "Trump is scrambling," the Democrat said.
31% : In the coming days, Trump will almost certainly be pressed to respond to religious conservatives who condemned his position.
31% : At the same time, Trump did not outline his position on a Florida ballot measure that would preserve abortion rights in the state constitution if approved in November.
31% : Trump did not call for a ban, disappointing religious conservatives.
30% : And there's every indication that abortion will define the 2024 election no matter what Trump does or says - in large part because Republicans in Congress and in statehouses across the country continue to fight for new restrictions.
30% : "Democrats would have had more ammunition this November if Trump had publicly embraced a national abortion plan on Monday.
29% : In his video, Trump repeated the GOP´s longstanding argument that it is Democrats, not Republicans, who are extreme on abortion because they support abortion rights with no restrictions.
28% : "National Democrats intend to blame Trump not just for abortion bans in conservative-led states but for the restriction of fertility treatments in Alabama after the state Supreme Court ruled that embryos should be considered children and awarded legal protections.
28% : Trump did not explicitly state whether, if elected again, he would or would not sign a national abortion ban should it reach his desk.
23% : Prominent pro-choice groups lashed out as well, with many arguing that Trump cannot be trusted after his leading role in overturning abortion rights.
22% : In a video statement Monday, April 8, 2024, Trump did not call for a national abortion ban.
21% : Trump has long tried to steer clear from supporting national restrictions that could be a political disaster for Republicans struggling to win back key groups - especially suburban women - who turned their backs on the GOP in recent years.
20% : So, Trump simply tried to punt abortion back to the states.
11% : Biden issued a seven-paragraph statement labeling Trump singularly "responsible for creating the cruelty and the chaos that has enveloped America" since Roe was overturned.
4% : Trump tried to put the issue to rest on Monday, April 8, in a video statement where Trump did not call for a national abortion ban, disappointing religious conservatives.

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