During a rally held by Donald Trump meant to celebrate the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Rep. Mary Miller (R-Illinois) said in a speech that the recent ruling was a “victory for white life.”

After a speech from GOP gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey, Miller went on stage where she proclaimed, “On behalf of all the MAGA patriots in America, I wanted to thank you for the historic victory for white life in the Supreme Court yesterday.”

After her statements, Miller’s slip-up got strong backlash from many on social media.

Her campaign spokesperson, Isaiah Wartman, said that the reason behind her comments was that she misread her speech.

“She very clearly meant to say ‘victory for Right to Life’ during her remarks,” he said. “To suggest that she is somehow not committed to defending all life is disgusting,”

“You can clearly see in the video … she’s looking at her papers and looking at her speech,” Wartman said in another statement.

Miller had also made questionable comments in the past when she said that Hitler “was right about one thing.”

During a session with WCIA-TV, Miller stated, “Hitler was right on one thing. He said,’ Whoever has the youth has the future.'” 

She later apologized and backtracked on her comments after several state Democrats wanted her to resign.

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