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After DNC Chair Says Abortion Rights ‘Not Negotiable,’ Nancy Pelosi Takes Different Stance…

Despite a statement from Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez, which stated that support for abortion rights by potential Democratic candidates is “not negotiable,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sang a different tune on the matter.

“This is the Democratic Party. This is not a rubber-stamp party,” said Pelosi, speaking with The Washington Post.

Pelosi continued, highlighting her family experience as a reason for welcoming Democrats who aren’t pro-choice:

“I grew up Nancy D’Alesandro, in Baltimore, Maryland; in Little Italy; in a very devout Catholic family; fiercely patriotic; proud of our town and heritage, and staunchly Democratic. Most of those people — my family, extended family — are not pro-choice. You think I’m kicking them out of the Democratic Party?”

Pelosi also argued against ideological tests for Democratic candidates, understanding instead the importance of key values.

“In our caucus, one thing unifies us: our values about working families,” said Pelosi. “Some people are more or less enthusiastic about this issue or that issue or that issue. They’ll go along with the program, but their enthusiasm is about America’s working families.”

Making a rather compelling argument for how Donald Trump was elected, Pelosi also noted how Democrats’ rigidness on social issues pushes certain groups towards Republican candidates.

“You know what? That’s why Donald Trump is President of the United States — the evangelicals and the Catholics, anti-marriage equality, anti-choice. That’s how he got to be president,” she said. “Everything was trumped, literally and figuratively by that.”

The former Speaker of the House also highlighted how the Democratic Party successfully worked with groups in the past that didn’t align with their platform. “Look, we worked with the nuns. The nuns helped us pass the Affordable Care Act. The nuns. The Catholic nuns — thank God for the Catholic nuns,” said Pelosi.

In her latest interview, Nancy Pelosi has a very different view from Tom Perez on how important support for abortion rights is among members of the Democratic Party. “It’s kind of fading as an issue,” said Pelosi. “It really is.”

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