Oz pivots away from MAGA in push for suburban Pennsylvania voters


SPRINGFIELD, Pa. — Unlike other Trump-endorsed candidates, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, Mehmet Oz, is squarely focused on wooing suburban voters alienated by the GOP’s hard-right swing.

Driving the news: At a town hall Thursday in suburban Philly with former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, he pitched himself as the son of immigrants living the American dream. “Like Nikki with immigrant parents, you have a deep-seated passion for what this country represents and you don’t just toss it away,” Oz said.

  • Oz told Axios that crime is emerging as a top issue in the race and said his Democratic opponent John Fetterman’s policies would “create an environment of lawlessness.”
  • On abortion, Oz said: “I’m pro-life with three exceptions: life of the mother, rape and incest. And as a senator, I’d want to make sure that federal government is not involved in interfering with the…

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