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Farnsworth Weighs in on Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit

Professor of Political Science Stephen Farnsworth spoke to appeared on a segment titled "Pelosi Visits Taiwan Despite Warnings" on CTV News Canada. “There’s no time like the present to stand up for democracy,” Farnsworth said. “I think the fundamental challenge the United States faces in the wake of the Donald Trump years is to demonstrate a commitment to the principles that we have.” Hear more

Farnsworth also spoke to the Australian Broadcasting Corp. for a story titled “Kansas Put Abortion Rights on the Ballot. The Surprising Outcome is Reverberating Across the United States.” Farnsworth said: “What you see here, though, is that the Republican Party has put itself in a very difficult spot on the abortion question. It is much better to be a Republican running against abortion when abortion is legal than to be asking voters how to react once abortion is under the kind of threat that it’s under right now.” Read more.

Explore other recent media mentions featuring Dr. Farnsworth:

U.S. Proposes Prisoner Swap to Russia (CTV News)
Trump Gives Washington Speech (CTV News Canada)

Kansas Put Abortion Rights on the Ballot. The Surprising Outcome is Reverberating Across the United States (Australian Broadcasting Corp.)

“What you see here, though, is that the Republican Party has put itself in a very difficult spot on the abortion question,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington. “It is much better to be a Republican running against abortion when abortion is legal than to be asking voters how to react once abortion is under the kind of threat that it’s under right now.”

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Pelosi Visits Taiwan Despite Warnings (CTV News Canada)

“There’s no time like the present to stand up for democracy,” said University of Mary Washington Professor of Political Science Stephen Farnsworth. “I think the fundamental challenge the United States faces in the wake of the Donald Trump years is to demonstrate a commitment to the principles that we have.”

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U.S. Proposes Prisoner Swap to Russia (CTV News Canada)

“Normally these kinds of negotiations occur very much privately. said Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington. “My guess is that it has to do with domestic political pressure, and the efforts by the family to draw more public attention to this story.”

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Trump Gives Washington Speech (CTV News Canada)

“It seems to me that for a man who likes the spotlight as much as Donald Trump and for someone who wants to change the narrative away from what are very, very damaging revelations on the Jan. 6 Committee, it’s a foregone conclusion that he will run,” said Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia.

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