Trump Hits DeSan­tis For Sign­ing Heart­beat Law: ‘A Ter­ri­ble Thing And A Ter­ri­ble Mis­take’

For­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump crit­i­cized Repub­li­can gov­er­nors who have signed pro-life laws — also known as “heart­beat laws” — that ban abor­tion after six weeks, call­ing the bill signed into law by Flori­da Gov. Ron DeSan­tis “a ter­ri­ble thing and a ter­ri­ble mis­take.”
Trump made the remarks dur­ing a Sun­day inter­view with Kris­ten Welk­er on NBC News’s “Meet The Press” in which she pressed to get specifics on where Trump stood on the issue, telling him that her goal was to “give vot­ers who are going to be weigh­ing in on this elec­tion a very clear sense of where you stand.”
Asked ini­tial­ly by Welk­er if he would “sign fed­er­al leg­is­la­tion that banned abor­tion at 15 weeks,” Trump replied, “No, no, let me tell you what I’d …