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Biden Says Catholic Church Less Strict on Abortion Than Graham

  • Democrats have seized on abortion to mobilize midterm voters
  • Graham proposed nationwide restrictions with some exceptions
Senator Lindsey Graham 
Senator Lindsey Graham Photographer: Ting Shen/Bloomberg

President Joe Biden criticized GOP efforts, including legislation from Senator Lindsey Graham, to restrict abortion nationwide, calling the push extreme and claiming the Catholic Church was less strict on the issue than congressional Republicans.

“You have Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and others talking about how they’re gonna you know, make sure that Roe is forever gone and Dobbs becomes a national law,” Biden said at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in New York on Thursday.