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Q    Did Liz Truss do the right thing?  Did she do the right thing, Mr. President?

THE PRESIDENT:  Did who do the right thing?
Q    Your comments on her resignation?

Q    Prime Minister Truss.

THE PRESIDENT:  Well, that’s for her to decide.  But, look, she was a good partner on Russia and Ukraine.  And — and the British are going to solve their problem.  And — but she was a good partner.
Q    Are you concerned about the spillover effects of the U.S. economy, just given the political and economic turmoil there?

THE PRESIDENT:  No, I don’t think they’re that consequential.

Q    Mr. President, what is your message for Turkey and Hungary on a delay to NATO expansion?

THE PRESIDENT:  I’ve delivered that privately.

Q    John Fetterman is going to appear with you today in Pennsylvania —


Q    John Fetterman is going to appear —

Q    — with you today in Pennsylvania.  But there haven’t been that many candidates campaigning with you.  Why are more —

THE PRESIDENT:  That’s not true.  There’ve been 15.  Count.  Take count.

Q    Okay.  And are there going to be even more?

Q    Yeah?

Q    Mr. President, should there be any restr- — should there be restrictions on abortion at all?  Any restrictions on abortion at all?

THE PRESIDENT:  Yes.  Yes, there should be.

Q    What should they be?

THE PRESIDENT:  In Roe v. Wade.  Read it, man.  You’ll get educated.

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