President Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra, dodged a question from Sen. Mitt Romney about his prior stance on supporting partial-birth abortions during Tuesday’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.
.@SenatorRomney: “You voted against a ban on partial birth abortion. Why?”
Becerra: “I understand that people have different deeply held beliefs on this issue….We may not always agree on where to go, but I think we can find some common ground.” pic.twitter.com/kGgGv33xCo
— Mary Margaret Olohan (@MaryMargOlohan) February 23, 2021
“You voted against a ban on partial-birth abortion. Why?” Romney, a GOP senator from Utah, asked Becerra.
Instead of providing the rationale for his radical pro-choice stance that allows for killing babies while they are already partly outside the birth canal, Becerra dodged the question.
“I understand that people have different deeply held beliefs on this issue. … We may not always agree on where