Today, Donald Trump said he believes woman should be "punished" for having
In an interview with Chris Matthews set to air later today, GOP front-runner was asked a direct question about abortion:
Matthews: "Do you believe believe in punishment for abortion? Yes or no, as a principle?"
Trump: "The answer is.. yeah, there has to be some form of punishment."
Matthews: "For the woman?"
Trump: "Yeah, there has to be some form."
Watch the clear question below:
Here's Trump saying that there needs to be "some form of punishment" for abortion: pic.twitter.com/wPliLMyTA5— Mic (@micnews) March 30, 2016
Trump later backtracked (flip-flopped?) issuing this statement:
This isn't the first time Trump has flip-flopped on abortion. In 2000, while contemplating a 3rd party presidential run, Trump told Tim Russert that he was "very pro-choice in every respect. Then, in 2012, considering a Republican run at president, he described himself as "pro-life."
I'm getting dizzy from the flipping and flopping.
Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton immediately tweeted out this:
Just when you thought it couldn't get worse. Horrific and telling. -H https://t.co/Qi8TutsOw9— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 30, 2016
We can’t let someone with this much contempt for women’s rights anywhere near the White House.https://t.co/OjU9gRwsxo— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 30, 2016