OCASIO-CORTEZ SAYS HYDE AMENDMENT ‘ISN’T ABOUT ABORTION’

The Daily Caller | 6/16/2019 | Staff
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Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the Hyde Amendment, which prevents the use of taxpayer dollars to fund abortions, “isn’t about abortion, per se,” during a Sunday interview on “ABC This Week.”

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“I’m encourage by the fact that he is now against the Hyde Amendment,” Ocasio-Cortez said, responding to a question from ABC’s Jonathan Karl about former Vice President Joe Biden’s recent reversal on the issue. She called it a “base level of where all candidates need to be.”

“Reproductive health care for incarcerated women should be guaranteed as it is with all women in the United States, so I think it really depends,” said the New York congresswoman. “And that’s really what the Hyde Amendment is really about. The Hyde Amendment isn’t about abortion per se. The...
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