Trump becomes first president to attend, address the March for Life

Trump becomes first president to attend, address the March for Life
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[Ed. – CNN’s own headline referred to the March for Life as an ‘anti-abortion’ event. We are old enough to remember when the Left bristled at being called ‘pro-abortion.’ How sad that they now wear that label with pride.]

President Donald Trump will attend Friday’s March for Life, an annual anti-abortion event in Washington, he announced on Twitter.

“See you on Friday…Big Crowd!” Trump tweeted Wednesday, sharing a video from last year’s march.

Trump will be the first president to attend the march, according to Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life. Trump was also the first president to speak at the march via video feed when he addressed participants in the 2018 march.

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The administration has consistently worked to regulate or restrict abortion access since Trump assumed office. His expected attendance at the march comes on the heels of his return from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and as the Senate impeachment trial into his conduct regarding Ukraine is underway.

Mancini said in a statement Wednesday that March for Life is “deeply honored” to welcome Trump to the group’s 47th annual march.

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