IN THE STATES: Trump Slammed Across the Country for Extreme Abortion Bans

With the decision from the Florida Supreme Court this week allowing a near-total ban on abortion in the state, Team Biden-Harris released a new ad slamming Donald Trump for his role in overturning Roe, which paved the way for Florida’s extreme abortion ban. 

  • In Florida: Florida Phoenix: Biden campaign begins airing ad in Florida attacking Trump’s call for a national abortion law
  • In Florida: Tampa Bay Times: Abortion in Florida: Democratic candidates just got a boost for 2024
  • In Florida: Palm Beach Post: Biden campaign chief: Trump ‘owns every single cruel’ abortion ban in the United States
  • In Florida: Florida Politics: Joe Biden campaign makes clear that Florida is in play for 2024 — probably
  • In Florida: News4JAX: Florida abortion providers brace for new law restricting abortions after six weeks; abortion ballot measure in spotlight
  • In Florida: WPLG Local 10: Democrats eye Florida’s abortion vote as chance to flip the state. History says it’ll be a challenge
  • In Florida: WMNF: Democrats look to abortion issue to help fall election
  • In Georgia: Atlanta Voice: Democrats say Florida is in play in 2024 due to Conservatives’ anti-abortion push

Nationwide, Trump’s push to ban abortion was under fire. Trump proudly brags that he was the one who “got rid of” Roe v. Wade, and he won’t stop until reproductive freedoms are ripped away from women across the country.

  • In Arizona: Arizona Mirror: A vote for Trump is a vote for a national abortion ban, Whitmer says on AZ trip
  • In Arizona: Arizona Republic: Voters ‘cannot trust’ Trump on abortion, Michigan governor says in Phoenix
  • In North Carolina: WLOS: Gov. Roy Cooper weighs in on Florida Supreme Court abortion ban ruling
  • In Pennsylvania: The Keystone: A second Trump term could lead to abortion and IVF bans

MAGA Republicans continue to raise chaos under Trump’s leadership, and it’s gotten so disastrous they’re struggling to pay their own rent. As their infighting continues, it becomes clearer by the day that the Republican Party’s inability to govern exists at all levels.

  • In Arizona: Arizona’s Politics: UPDATE: AZGOP Admits Failing To Report and Pay Rent On Office Building For Several Months
  • In Georgia: Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia GOP leader demands vice-chair resign after he was sanctioned for illegal votes
  • In North Carolina: WUNC: NC Democratic Party outpaces NCGOP in fundraising
  • In North Dakota: Inforum: Port: The NDGOP’s civil war may be on full display in the opening hours of the party’s state convention
  • In Rhode Island: The Providence Journal: RI GOP party goes ‘all volunteer’ after executive director steps down. What that means.

While Trump’s operation is nonexistent in critical battleground states, Team Biden-Harris and Democrats are growing stronger and prepared to win this November. 

  • In North Carolina: WGHP: Pres. Joe Biden’s reelection campaign expands North Carolina staffing
  • In New Hampshire: Granite Post: As NH Dems open fourth NH campaign office, Trump cash crunch seems to hold operation back
  • In Pennsylvania: Bucks County Beacon: Campaign Offices For Democrats Ashley Ehasz And Joe Biden To Be Strategically Located in Bucks County
  • In Pennsylvania: The Keystone: Biden’s campaign ramps up in Pennsylvania as new poll shows him ahead

After being absent from the campaign trail, Trump traveled to Michigan and Wisconsin this week to double down on his extreme and unpopular agenda. The Democratic National Committee welcomed him with billboard campaigns in Grand Rapids and Green Bay slamming him for tanking the bipartisan border deal and failing working families.

  • In Michigan: Michigan Advance: Michigan Democrats and pro-immigrant groups push back on Trump’s Grand Rapids visit
  • In Michigan: WXMI: DNC Billboards in Grand Rapids, Green Bay Put Trump on Blast
  • In Michigan: WXMI: Dueling billboards support, criticize Trump on border problem
  • In Michigan: WZZM: DNC Billboards in Grand Rapids, Green Bay Put Trump on Blast
  • In Wisconsin: WTAQ: Democrats Criticize Trump during Green Bay Rally
  • In Wisconsin: WLUK : DNC Billboards in Grand Rapids, Green Bay Put Trump on Blast

On Thursday, Vice President Harris traveled to North Carolina to highlight the Biden-Harris administration’s efforts to combat climate change and open a new campaign office in the Queen City.

  • In North Carolina: Queen City News: VP Kamala Harris visits Charlotte, announces $20B towards clean energy projects
  • In North Carolina: The Charlotte Observer: ‘A novel approach.’ Kamala Harris announces billions in clean energy grants in Charlotte
  • In North Carolina: WBTV: VP Harris in Charlotte, announces $20 billion in funding for clean energy projects
  • In North Carolina: WFAE: Local News Roundup: VP Harris visits Charlotte; Not enough NC school vouchers; Centene’s HQ gets a new owner
  • In North Carolina: WRAL: Kamala Harris stops in Charlotte today, her 4th visit to NC this year
  • In North Carolina: WSOC: Biden campaign invests heavily in North Carolina
  • In North Carolina: WSOC: VP Kamala Harris comes to Charlotte to announce climate investments

While Donald Trump is threatening to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Democrats are fighting to make health care more accessible and affordable. President Biden and Vice President Harris have made affordable health care a cornerstone of their administration, expanding access to the Affordable Care Act and lowering prescription drug costs. 

  • In Arizona: Arizona Capitol Times: Affordable Care Act saved my son – Trump wants to put his life at risk
  • In Colorado: Colorado Newsline: Secretary Becerra touts improved health care access and equity during Colorado visit
  • In Ohio: Ohio Capital Journal: As Ohio U.S. Senate campaign ramps up, anniversary put Affordable Care Act in the spotlight
  • In Washington: The Seattle Times: Finally here to stay? Near 1 million in WA now get Obamacare
  • In West Virginia: WCHS: Affordable healthcare advocates urge lawmakers to adjust state budget funding for Medicaid recipients
  • In Wisconsin: Milwaukee Courier: President Biden Announces New Landmark Rule to Protect Americans who Purchase Short-Term Health Insurance Plans