President TrumpDonald TrumpCheney says a lot of GOP lawmakers have privately encouraged her fight against Trump Republicans criticizing Afghan refugees face risks DeVos says 'principles have been overtaken by personalities' in GOP 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."
Trump on his "pro-life agenda": "What will I do? I will not be able to explain that to you. 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." pic.twitter.com/0hVlvcvnrG— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) November 7, 2018
The debate over abortion rights is seeing renewed energy following the confirmation of Trump’s latest nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughGraham tries to help Trump and McConnell bury the hatchet Republicans keep distance from 'Justice for J6' rally Senators denounce protest staged outside home of Justice Kavanaugh 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.