Jen Psaki Dodges ‘Abortion Is Murder’ Question Regarding Pope Francis-Biden Meeting

FILE PHOTO: White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 2, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

White House press secretary Jen Psaki this week declined to say if President Biden agrees with Pope Francis that “abortion is murder” but did say that the two men – who met Friday – see eye to eye on multiple issues.

Psaki made the comments on Wednesday during a press conference in response to a series of questions from Owen Jensen, a reporter for the Catholic network EWTN. Biden is Catholic.

“The Pope has said ‘abortion is murder’ and ‘it’s like hiring a hitman.’ Does the president agree or disagree with that?” Jensen asked.

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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Michael Foust