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Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence said Wednesday that she was "a little" Republican up until President Donald Trump took office.
"I grew up Republican," Lawrence told host Heather McMahan in an episode of the Dear Media's "Absolutely Not" podcast.
"My first time voting, I voted for [late Sen.] John McCain (R-Ariz.). I was a little Republican," she said.
Lawrence recalled that throughout her childhood, she had the opportunity to "see the fiscal benefits of some of the Republican policies" and to weed out "the social issues weren't in line with my views."
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Amy and J. Law! Michelle and Busy! Sophie and Maisie! If these celebrity squads are ever looking for a new member, we volunteer as tribute!And while we'd doubt Jennifer Lawrence had time to be earning badges and peddling cookies en route to nabbing her first Oscar nomination at 19, it's an adage she seems to have taken to heart. "I love meeting people—men, women, whatever," she shared with Diane Sawyer in a 2015 interview. "I love people coming into your life and bringing something.
Lawrence said that her political views began to change as she learned more.
"This is an impeached president who's broken many laws and has refused to condemn white supremacy, and it feels like there has been a line drawn in the sand. I don't give a f---. That's the bottom line. I don't think it's right. It just changes things for me," Lawrence told McMahan, referring to Trump's administration.
The actress also compared Trump's presidency to that of former President Barack Obama's, saying that in her opinion, people could "go days, maybe weeks, without thinking about the president because everything would generally be okay."
Lawrence also publicly endorsed presidential nominee Joe Biden and vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)
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A majority of likely Pennsylvania voters also said they do not support adding justices to the Supreme Court. "You start creating more justices to get the opinions you want," he said. "It's almost like 'well I gotta win and I'm just gonna create new facts.' " But Laws said that she supports adding justices to the Supreme Court, adding that it shouldn't be called court packing. "I believe it should be called court evening," Laws said. She said that she believes that the "minority shouldn't be ruling the majority," adding that the "the majority of the country is pro choice.
"I'm voting for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris this year because Donald Trump has and will continue to put himself before the safety and well-being of America," she told the magazine then. "He does not represent my values as an American, and most importantly as a human being."
, saying that she would like to give the president "a martini to the face" back in 2017.
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