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Megyn Kelly grills Cruz for fringe abortion policy: It’s ‘unspeakable trauma to carry a rapist’s baby’

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Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz told Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Monday that he did not support abortion rights even in the case of rape or incest because it was not “the child’s fault.”

At a town hall event in Wisconsin, Kelly pointed out that many women would have a problem supporting Cruz because he did not favor an exception for rape.

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“They think you may be too far right on social issues,” she explained to the candidate.

“Rape is a horrific crime against the humanity of a person,” Cruz admitted. “But at the same time, as horrible as the crime is, I don’t believe it’s the child’s fault.”

“We want to do every thing we can do to prevent the crime on the front end and to punish the criminal,” he added. “But I don’t believe it makes sense to blame the child.”

Kelly pushed back: “They say you would be forcing the mother to go through unspeakable trauma to carry her rapist baby for nine months.”

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Cruz, however, did not answer the question directly, and argued that the decision would be left up to the states.

“Here it would be a question for Wisconsin, what should the laws be governing abortion,” he opined. “If Roe v. Wade was not the law, it would be up to the people of Wisconsin and the people of Wisconsin might decide to allow some exceptions or not allow some exceptions because everyone agrees that you always want to protect the life of the mother.”

Watch the video below from Fox News, broadcast April 5, 2016.

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Modi tells Xi summit will launch ‘new era’ for India and China

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that his summit with Chinese leader Xi Xinping would launch a "new era" between the neighbours who are seeking to overcome troublesome differences.

Modi and Xi strolled along a pristine Bay of Bengal beach and held one-on-one talks overlooking the ocean before their delegations sat down to official negotiations at the historic resort town of Mahbalipuram, south of Chennai.

The two leaders are meeting for the second time in a year in a bid to ease tensions over border disputes, the troubled Kashmir region and China's domination of trade between their huge economies.

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Trump calls for impeachment of Mitt Romney for criticizing him in rambling tweet

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Hours after Donald Trump attacked Sen. Mitt Romney for being critical of his call for the Chinese to dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden, the president was back for another round, calling for the Utah Republiocan to be impeached.

Claiming without evidence that voters in Utah are turning on their senator, Trump claimed, "I’m hearing that the Great People of Utah are considering their vote for their Pompous Senator, Mitt Romney, to be a big mistake. I agree! He is a fool who is playing right into the hands of the Do Nothing Democrats!" followed by:  #IMPEACHMITTROMNEY

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Trump claimed ‘inequality is down’ — one day later federal data showed the exact opposite is true

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"The separation between rich and poor from 2017 and 2018 was greater than it has ever been."

Federal data released Thursday showed U.S. income inequality in 2018 reached the highest level since the Census Bureau began measuring it five decades ago, a finding that comes less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump said "inequality is down."

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