April 26, 2018 GU Politics In The News

Pelosi Rejects Litmus Test on Abortion


by Mike Lillis

This article first appeared in The Hill.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday rejected the notion that Democrats should impose litmus tests on candidates when it comes to hot-button social issues such as abortion.
Taking questions from students at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Pelosi said the Democrats’ broader goal of winning the House is more important than the views of any one candidate on a particular issue.
In contests in which both the Democratic and Republican candidates oppose abortion, “we would support the Democrat,” she said, “in order to get that gavel to protect all the other rights that we have.”

 

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