In response to Donald Trump’s statement today that women should receive “punishment” for abortions, Strickland for Senate campaign spokeswoman Liz Margolis issued the following statement. Portman has repeatedly stated he will support Trump if he is the nominee, and just yesterday claimed a Trump nomination would not hurt his re-election chances.
“This is another example proving why Senator Portman’s continued decision to back Trump if he is the nominee is so disturbing. It’s also a reminder that Senator Portman himself has a long record of championing measures that would dramatically restrict women’s access to critical healthcare services and birth control. Portman may be the best Senator China’s ever had, but his self-interested politics are incredibly out of step with the values that Ohio’s women and families care about.