ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
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(Washington: Cecilia Vega) The fallout from what presidential candidate Donald Trump said about women & abortion featured; scenes shown from Capitol Hill, where Trump met with Republican National Committee members. [TRUMP - calls it a unity meeting.] [On MSNBC, TRUMP - says women have to be punished.] His later reversal noted. [Hillary CLINTON, Ted CRUZ, John KASICH - criticize Trump.] Statistics on women's view of Trump cited; superPAC ad about Trump shown. The Trump-RNC meeting discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jim Avila) The controversy over comments Trump made about nuclear weapons examined. [On MSNBC, TRUMP - says nothing is off the table.] [Deputy national security adviser Ben RHODES - says it would be catastrophic to support nuclear weapons.] [For "Washington Post," TRUMP - avoids question about ISIS & nuclear weapons.]
(Studio: David Muir) The Democratic race between Hillary Clinton & Bernie Sanders updated. [CLINTON - talks about fossil fuels money.]