By now no one is surprised when Democrat activist turned self-proclaimed “journalist” Jen Psaki puts her foot in her mouth.
But her antics on X in the wake of the first Republican Presidential Primary debate had critics raging.
And Jen Psaki’s mind-blowing claim about Democrats’ pro-infanticide position on abortion sent woke extremists into utter hysterics.
Unsurprisingly, tempers flared at the first Republican Presidential Primary debate as aspiring Republican leaders clashed over abortion policies throughout the Fox News broadcast.
But it was former Biden Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s stunning claim that “no one supports abortion up until birth” that set the stage for an explosive social media showdown.
As contenders vying for the 2024 Republican Presidential nomination locked horns on the debate stage, the topic of abortion ignited passions.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis staunchly defended his pro-life stance, recounting the emotional moment when he heard his oldest daughter’s heartbeat in the womb.
He criticized Democrats’ push for abortion until the moment of birth, framing it as an assault on a culture of life.
Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley took a swipe at President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, demanding media inquiries into their support for abortion at different gestational ages.
“Are they for 38 weeks?” Halley asked rhetorically. “Are they for 39 weeks? Are they for 40 weeks?”
Amid this charged debate, Psaki’s response on X – which no one asked for – sent shockwaves amongst both conservatives and woke extremists alike, as Americans from all walks of life found it to be breaking news that Democrats have magically decided to claim they haven’t been pushing for abortion on-demand up to the moment of birth, and often after, this entire time.
“No one supports abortion up until birth,” Psaki confidently asserted.
The backlash was swift and fierce.
“AYFKM?” Townhall editor Rebecca Downs fired back incredulously. “You worked for the man who does!”
Another Townhall contributor, John Hasson, pointed out the fact that “46 Democrat Senators voted for it on Feb. 28, 2022.”
Conservative commentator Kimberly Morin challenged Psaki’s statement, highlighting the stark contrast between Democratic policies and those of the rest of the world.
“Many Democrats do, and you scream if anyone in the U.S. wants to ban late-term abortion and get with the rest of the civilized world with abortion limits,” Morin said.
Stephen L. Miller, contributing editor at The Spectator, minced no words: “This is false.”
Hogan Gidley from the Center for Election Integrity reiterated the Democratic stance, stating, “Every single Democrat in the U.S. Senate (but one) voted for a bill that would allow abortion… any time, for any reason, UP UNTIL THE MOMENT OF BIRTH…and they wanted you to pay for it. That IS the Democrat position.”
Psaki’s claim was met with skepticism as commentators pressed her to define where she stands on abortion limits.
Ed Morrissey, managing editor for conservative blog Hot Air, demanded, “Please explain at what week of gestation you would support an abortion ban.”
Ilya Shapiro of the Manhattan Institute sought clarity, asking, “Which restrictions do you support?”
Guy Benson, a Fox News contributor, prodded further, asking, “Really? What limitations does your party support?”
Matt Whitlock, a GOP communicator, threw down the gauntlet, challenging Psaki, “Would love to hear Jen name a single limit on abortion she’d support then.”
Derek Hunter, a Townhall columnist, posed a poignant question, drawing an analogy: “Then why is banning it a hill every Democrat is willing to die on? If someone wanted to ban unicorns, let them, right? What’s the harm?”
As sparks fly over Jen Psaki’s controversial claim, the abortion debate rages on, revealing the deep divides and passionate convictions that continue to shape America’s political landscape.
US Political Daily will keep you updated on any developments to this ongoing story.