April 26, 2018 GU Politics In The News

Pelosi Defends Saying No to Abortion Litmus Test for Democratic Party, Acknowledges Pro-life Voters


by Lauretta Brown

This article first appeared in Townhall.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) addressed the topic of a litmus test for the Democratic party on the issue of abortion Tuesday while answering questions from students at Georgetown University. Pelosi not only said that she did not support a litmus test, she also pointed out that Democrats have pro-life voters, and that a primary reason Trump won with people of faith was the abortion issue.

“Do you believe that the Democratic party should have litmus tests for its candidates for public office?” a student asked.

“I always tell our candidates your job description and your job title are one and the same: representative,” she replied, pointing out that pro-life Democrats are representing pro-life Democratic voters.

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