Four days after the Supreme Court disallowed astate regulation limiting the availability of abortion, presumptiveRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump expressed hisoutrage during a Thursday appearance on Mike Gallagher'sconservative talk show.

“If Scalia was still living or if Scalia was replaced by me,”said Trump, “you wouldn't have had that. It would have been theopposite.”

Although Trump's sentiments did notdeviate from his campaign's previously-stated policies, thespecific wording nonetheless confused some commentators because the5-3 verdict meant another vote of dissent would not have been ableto directly affect the majority.

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