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Multiple co-hosts on ABC's liberal daytime gabfest "The View" on Thursday railed against the male senators who voted against the Senate abortion expansion bill a day earlier, but failed to mention that every female Republican senator also voted against the bill.
During the opening segment of the show, co-host Whoopi Goldberg and guest co-host Alyssa Farah Griffin ignored all eight of the Republican women who voted against the bill, and instead lamented that lawmakers who don't "have any uteruses" were participating in the conversation.
The bill, titled the Women's Health Protection Act, failed to pass through the Senate when Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., joined all Republicans in voting against it for a final tally of 51 against, 49 for. Goldberg then played a video clip that included Manchin, as well as Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., explaining why they opposed the bill.
"It is not Roe v. Wade codification, it’s an expansion. It wipes 500 state laws off the books. It expands abortion. And with that, that’s not where we are today," Manchin told a reporter in the clip.
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