Trump says he has 'solution' to abortion debate

Trump says he has 'solution' to abortion debate
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpRouhani says Iran will never seek nuclear weapons Trump downplays seriousness of injuries in Iran attack after US soldiers treated for concussions Trump says Bloomberg is 'wasting his money' on 2020 campaign MORE on Wednesday said he has a “solution” to the abortion rights debate, but did not provide details.

At a wide-ranging and sometimes confrontational press conference following the midterm elections, Trump was asked how he would “push forward” with his anti-abortion agenda, as promised during the campaign.

“I won’t be able to explain that to you,” Trump said. “Because it is an issue that is a very divisive, polarizing issue. But there is a solution, I think that I have that solution. And nobody else does."

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The debate over abortion rights is seeing renewed energy following the confirmation of Trump’s latest nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughHow Citizens United altered America's political landscape Overnight Health Care: Justices won't fast-track ObamaCare case before election | New virus spreads from China to US | Collins challenger picks up Planned Parenthood endorsement Progressive group targets Collins over vote for Kavanaugh in new digital ad campaign MORE.

Kavanaugh, a conservative justice, is seen as a potential tie-breaker to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, which legalized abortion in the U.S., should the opportunity arise.

The president offered other vague information about his next moves following the midterms, including potential Cabinet shake-ups and his response to Democrats possibly seeking his tax returns.