NBC's Yamiche Alcindor claims 'abortion comes up 90% of the time

By: Dheeraj Mehra

NBC News Washington correspondent Yamiche Alcindor argued on Sunday’s "Meet the Press"

that abortion is still a top issue for a vast majority of voters prior to the midterm elections

She appeared on a panel with Republican strategist Matt Gorman, who argued that abortion did not become a major issue for Republican voters until November.

"I talk to Republicans every day who look at these internal elections and it's not in the top four issues. Even looking at your poll last month it was 8%. It was under climate change," Gorman said.

When pressed, he said, "I don't know how the question was phrased.

But I think with threats to abortion and democracy, we tend to associate it with 'a Democratic base angry at Trump' or 'angry pro-choice over the decision'.

Not necessarily the case. It could be a single-issue voter on abortion who is so grateful—pro-life, or people on a Republican base saying Biden is on the path to socialism."

Alcindor fiercely disagrees with the claim that abortion is not a factor in the election.

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