Michael Bennet’s Political Views: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Michael Bennet’s Political Views: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Michael Bennet is a US Senator from Colorado and an outspoken opponent of the Trump administration. Bennet says he is planning to run for president — but only if he can beat cancer first. The Colorado senator says he was planning to announce his candidacy some time in April. But when he went in for a physical, he learned that he has prostate cancer. Now, he’s planning to treat the cancer before making a final decision on whether to run for office. Bennet, 54, is a Democrat and a vocal opponent of the Trump administration.He is known for the passionate speeches he often delivers on the Senate floor. Here’s what you need to know about his political views: 1. He Is Pro-Choice & Has Voted Against a Ban on Abortions After 20 Weeks Bennet came under fire from pro-life groups when he voted against a resolution (the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act) that would have banned abortions past 20 weeks. Bennet has said that abortions should not be “highly restricted.” He has also said that birth control should be easily available and should be covered by insurance. Bennet supports government funding for Planned Parenthood and for family planning clinics. NARAL has given Bennet a 100 percent approval rating for 2018 his voting record. 2. He Wants a ‘Path to Citizenship’ for Undocumented Immigrants & Is a Strong Supporter of the DREAM Act Bennet co-sponsored bills that would have offered a “path to citizenship” for the so-called “Dreamers,” or […]

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