Trump hits back at claims he wants to monitor women’s pregnancies and prosecute them

Former President Donald Trump hit back at claims that he wants to monitor women’s pregnancies and prosecute them for having unlawful abortions.

“I never said that ‘some states may choose to monitor women’s pregnancies to possibly prosecute for violating any abortion bans.’ This was made up by Democrats and the Fake News Media,” Trump posted on Truth Social Sunday.

Trump, nevertheless, didn’t point out he’d block states from taking actions towards pregnant ladies.

The assertion comes as the previous president makes an attempt to stroll a tremendous line on the difficulty of abortion — with a place that neither turns off average ladies, nor angers his conservative anti-abortion rights base.

The declare stems from an interview that Trump gave to Time Magazine printed final week, throughout which he was requested about whether or not states “should monitor women’s pregnancies.”

“I think they might do that. Again, you’ll have to speak to the individual states. Look, Roe v. Wade was all about bringing it back to the states,” Trump said in that interview.

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Donald Trump denied saying that states can monitor women’s pregnancies. AP

He was rapidly slammed by high Democrats and a number of media retailers who interpreted his remarks to imply that he wouldn’t cease states from inspecting women’s pregnancies.

Last week, Vice President Kamala Harris swung via Jacksonville, Fla., and highlighted the forty fifth president’s feedback.

“Just this week in an interview, [Trump] said states have the right to monitor pregnant women to enforce these bans and states have the right to punish pregnant women for seeking out abortion care,” she stated.

Her husband, second gentleman Douglas Emhoff is slated to convene a panel to talk about abortion on Tuesday throughout a go to to Atlanta.

Trump has been making an attempt to navigate the thorny politics of abortion, grappling with a conservative base that wants to dramatically prohibit the process to safeguard unborn kids and public opposition to whole bans.

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Polls have repeatedly proven that the majority Americans oppose near-total bans on abortion. REUTERS

Last month, the previous president revealed that he wouldn’t back a federal ban on abortion and as a substitute defer to the states.

Trump reiterated that Sunday.

“After 50 years, Abortion is now up to the States, where everybody, Republican and Democrat, plus all legal scholars and experts, have wanted it to be,” he added.

“It is all working, will never go back to the Federal Government, and our Country will soon start uniting on this long contentious issue.

“At the same time, nobody wants to see abortion in the 7th, 8th, or 9th month or, execution after birth, as some states, like the former Democrat Governor of Virginia said, was permitted.”

Notably, final month regardless of wanting to relegate abortion to the states, Trump concurrently admonished Arizona’s near-total abortion ban, which its state legislature not too long ago moved to reverse.

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President Biden’s workforce has been pummeling Donald Trump on abortion. Dave Decker/Shutterstock

Democrats see abortion as an Achilles’ heel for Trump and Republicans forward of the Nov. 5 presidential election.

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), for example, steered that abortion might be a significant rallying cry for Democrats going ahead.

“If Roe v. Wade can fall, anything can fall. Social Security can fall. Medicare can fall. Voting rights can fall. And God help us all, but democracy itself can fall,” Jeffries advised CBS’ “60 Minutes.”

Trump had famously appointed three conservative justices to the Supreme Court that in the end opted to overturn the precedents first established in Roe v. Wade that assured a nationwide proper to abortion entry.

But Trump’s marketing campaign is conveying optimism concerning the former president’s prospects of roaring back into the White House.

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Donald Trump huddled with high potential vice presidential contenders on Saturday. Getty Images

On Saturday, Trump’s marketing campaign and the Republican National Committee introduced that April’s fundraising totals will surpass $76 million, up from $65.6 million in March.

The haul continues to be beneath the $90 million determine that President Biden’s operation introduced back in March.

“President Donald J. Trump is not only winning across every battleground state, but we are raising the resources necessary to deliver a victory in November,” Trump Campaign senior advisors Chris LaCivita and Susie Wiles stated.

“With half of funds raised coming from small-dollar donors, it is clear that our base is energized. The Republican Party is united, and voters nationwide are ready to FIRE Joe Biden and elect President Donald J. Trump.” 

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