Democrats, GOP repositions amid fallout from Supreme Court ruling on abortion

In the wake of the quashing of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. WadeFormer Vice President Mike Pence says abortion should be banned nationwide and plans to focus on the issue behind the scenes in the coming weeks, advisers said.

Former President Donald Trump, on the other hand, fears the ruling could hurt the GOP’s electoral chances, his advisers said, even as he hailed the ruling as a “victory for life” at a Saturday rally.

And some ambitious Republican governors have called for tightening restrictions in their states, while other leading figures in the party have avoided such ideas, as strategists say it remains unclear how abortion will reshape key races.

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