Former President Donald Trump declined to ask whether he would support Texas’s new law banning abortion six weeks later, as controversy swirls over the Supreme Court’s decision not to stop abortion.
In an interview with the Sinclair Broadcast Group Complete measurement by Sharyl Attkisson, The former president would only say he was “studying” the new law, adding that he had “great confidence” in Greg Abbott, the governor of the state who signed the bill.
“Well, I tell you this: we have a very different Supreme Court than before, it was acting very strangely, and I don’t think it’s in our interest.” Said. He was asked about the role played by the three judges appointed under the president in the decision and whether they supported it.
“We are studying the decisions and what they did in Texas,” he added, before expressing confidence in Mr. Abbott.
The new controversial Texas law is moving in a completely different direction than previous Republican-led attempts to ban abortion. The law banned this practice after six weeks, effectively excluding many, if not most, women’s options, but prohibiting state officials from implementing it. Instead, civilians basically act on behalf of a $ 10,000 bounty promise to sue anyone accused of supporting or betting the practice of abortion six weeks later, except for the patient himself. I have.
The Supreme Court refused to intervene in an urgent plea last week and allowed the law to come into force, but it could still revoke the ban in the future. Meanwhile, abortion practices can be severely restricted throughout Texas.
White House Chief of Staff Ronald Crane said on Sunday Trade union status According to CNN, the Justice Department under President Joe Biden had a “best lawyer” seeking legal remedies for women in the state.
“We’re going to find ways for Texas women to make a difference in trying to protect their constitutional rights,” he said.
White House spokesman Jen Psaki added in a news briefing Wednesday that the president would continue to work on Congress to legislate the right to abortion at the federal level and deny efforts to ban abortion at the state level.