Warren wishes handcuffs for Trump, says Biden wrong on abortion
Sen. Elizabeth Warren said at an MSNBC town hall on Wednesday night that Joe Biden is wrong for supporting a ban on federal funding for abortion and that President Donald Trump “would be carried out in handcuffs” if he were anybody else.
The Massachusetts Democrat and presidential candidate took on the former vice president and 2020 frontrunner for his longstanding support for the Hyde Amendment, which bars taxpayer-funded healthcare programs like Medicaid from paying for abortions.
“Yes,” Warren responded when MSNBC’s “All In” host Chris Hayes asked if Biden was wrong.
Biden’s campaign told NBC News he supports the decades-old Hyde amendment, which makes him an outlier in the crowded Democratic field and puts him in the crosshairs of rivals and pro-abortion rights groups like Planned Parenthood and Emily’s List.
“I’ve lived in an America where abortions were illegal and understand this: Women still got abortions. Now, some got lucky on what happened and some got really unlucky on what happened,” Warren said…….read more
Source: NBC News