Retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, a possible Donald TrumpDonald TrumpJudge rules Alaska governor unlawfully fired lawyer who criticized Trump Giuliani led fake electors plot: CNN Giuliani associate sentenced to a year in prison in campaign finance case MORE running mate, is flip-flopping on abortion, saying Monday that he's a "pro-life Democrat" after comments on Sunday that women will have to "make the decision" on the divisive issue.
EXCLUSIVE: LTG Mike Flynn tells me he is "a pro-life Democrat," clarifies abortion comments by phone. "I believe the law should be changed."— Jennifer Griffin (@JenGriffinFNC) July 11, 2016
"This pro-choice issue is a legal issue that should be decided by the courts. If people want to change the law, vote," Flynn said in an interview, according to tweets from Fox News's Jennifer Griffin.
Flynn also recalled his upbringing with a pro-life mother, attending rallies and driving floats.
"If people are going to decide [the] election on abortion issue they should just stay home," he reportedly told Griffin, saying his priority was national security.