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President Joe Biden

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Biden said on Tuesday he does not know whether the leaked Supreme Court draft abortion ruling is genuine or reflects a final decision, but his administration will be ready to respond to protect abortion rights when a ruling is issued.

"I believe that a woman’s right to choose is fundamental," Biden said in a statement, adding that if Roe v. Wade is overturned, elected officials will need to protect a woman's right to choose and voters will need to elect pro-choice officials in November.

(Reporting by Katharine Jackson)

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Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Kellyanne Conway's New Book

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