Trump Walked Back Abortion Statement Misleadingly Used in Biden-Harris Ad
As a presidential candidate seven years ago, Donald Trump said women needed to face “some form of punishment” for violating abortion bans — a position he quickly retracted after being criticized. In a statement issued the same day, Trump said the physician performing the procedure should be held legally responsible — not the woman.
“The woman is a victim in this case as is the life in her womb,” Trump said in a March 30, 2016, statement.
But the former president’s original remark about punishing women is misleadingly featured in an ad from the...