Mitch McConnell Says Federal Abortion Ban Is ‘Doable’; GOP dodges the topic


Mitch McConnell Says Federal Abortion Ban Is ‘Doable’; GOP dodges the topic

GOP officials are advising candidates to slow down prospects for anti-abortion legislation as they battle Democrats for control of Congress.

  • Republicans are trying to figure out how to deal with the 2022 midterm abortion issue.
  • The Supreme Court’s review of the Roe v. Wade decision complicates the GOP’s campaign strategy.
  • Democrats believe losing abortion rights will energize their voters, helping them win close races.
  • Republicans say their anti-abortion voters are more intense and remain excited.

WASHINGTON — Republicans are poised to secure a long-sought legal victory — overturning Roe v. Wade – but their political candidates are in no rush talking about it during the election campaign.

GOP campaign officials advise candidates to downplay and slow prospects for anti-abortion legislation as they fight pro-choice Democrats for control of Congress and various state houses across the country .

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