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Trump, largely silent on abortion, holds rally in Pennsylvania with Oz

Former president Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines on Oct. 9. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

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Today, former president Donald Trump held a rally in Pennsylvania with celebrity doctor and GOP Senate hopeful Mehmet Oz. As of closing edition, Trump had yet to mention abortion, a topic he’s been silent on since the news broke that the Supreme Court appears to be on the verge of overturning Roe v. Wade. It was him, after all, who named three of the conservative judges who could vote to overturn the law.

Meanwhile, a judge in Georgia recommended that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) remain on the ballot, rejecting a challenge from a group that argued her rhetoric before the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection disqualified her. Georgia’s secretary of state will have the final say.

Your daily dashboard

  • 11:10 a.m. Eastern: Biden departed the White House en route to Ohio. White House press secretary Jen Psaki plans gaggled with reporters on board Air Force One. You can listen here.
  • 3:45 p.m. Eastern: Biden delivered remarks on manufacturing in Hamilton, Ohio. Watch coverage here.
  • 8 p.m. Eastern: Trump holds a rally in Greensburg, Pa. Watch live coverage here.

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