As organizations on both sides of the abortion issue moved to a war footing ahead of the confirmation battle to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Donald Trump did everything possible to ensure voters that access to abortion should be the farthest thing on their minds.
“You don’t know what’s on the ballot,” said Trump – well, interrupted – former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate last Tuesday, when the Democratic nominee said the right to abortion was “at stake” with the appointment. Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ginsburg.
“Why is it on the ballot?” Why is it on the ballot? Trump said, as the anti-abortion organization Created Equal flew airplane banners and held a protest outside the debate room in Cleveland to highlight that abortion was on the ballot. “I do not think so. Nothing is happening there. You don’t know his take on Roe vs. Wade. “