U.S. Sen. Menendez Questions Trump Nominee For U.S. Representative To U.N. In Geneva About Abortion Views
The Hill: Democrat, Trump nominee have fiery exchange over abortion rights for rape victims
“President Trump’s nominee to be the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva sparred with the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday over whether rape victims should be allowed to have abortions. ‘Should victims of sexual violence be able to terminate the pregnancy where legal?,’ the committee’s ranking member, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), asked nominee Andrew Bremberg, currently the director of the Domestic Policy Council for the White House. ‘Senator, I don’t believe that abortion is a moral solution to any problem,’ Bremberg replied. … The U.S. representative to the U.N. in Geneva is responsible for representing the U.S. on over 20 U.N. agencies, including the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights…” (Siegel, 6/20).