Trump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion

 

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel approves 0.5B defense policy bill House panel votes against curtailing Insurrection Act powers after heated debate House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops MORE called for Republicans to be 'united' in the midst of a wave of new abortion laws signed by Republican governors.

Trump tweeted late Saturday night that he was "strongly pro-life" and shared former President Ronald Reagan's views that there should be exemptions for rape, incest and the mother's health. 

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"We have come very far in the last two years," Trump said, highlighting the appointment of 105 federal judges and appointing two Supreme Court justices. 

 

 "The Radical Left, with late term abortion (and worse), is imploding on this issue," Trump said. "The Radical Left, with late term abortion (and worse), is imploding on this issue."

Trump said Republicans must "stick together and Win for Life." 

"If we are foolish and do not stay UNITED as one, all of our hard fought gains for Life can, and will, rapidly disappear," the president said. 

Trump's tweets come the same week as Alabama passed the most restrictive abortion laws, prohibiting it in almost all cases except when the life of the mother is in danger.