US President Donald Trump has accused Senate Democrats of advocating “executing newborn infants” after they defeated a Republican bill to secure proper medical care for newborn babies surviving failed abortions.
“Senate Democrats just voted against legislation to prevent the killing of newborn infant children,” Trump wrote in tweet on Monday. “The Democrat position on abortion is now so extreme that they don’t mind executing babies AFTER birth.”
….This will be remembered as one of the most shocking votes in the history of Congress. If there is one thing we should all agree on, it’s protecting the lives of innocent babies.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 26, 2019
The fiery rant came shortly after senators voted 53-44 on the abortion legislation brought by Republican Senator Ben Sasse, denying it the 60 votes it needed to advance in the chamber.
“I want to ask each and every one of my colleagues whether or not…