Appearing Sunday on CNN's State of
the Union, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker boasted that unlike
his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination he answers
questions, then refused to answer whether he believes being gay is a
Walker, like Ted Cruz, the senator from
Texas, has said that he backs a constitutional amendment that would
allow states to individually decide whether to issue marriage
licenses to gay and lesbian couples.
After telling host Dana Bash that “one
thing that people find unique … is [that] I actually answer
questions,” Walker said that he has no opinion on whether people
can choose their sexual orientation.
“That's not even an issue for me to
be involved in,” Walker said. “The bottom line is, I'm going to
stand up and work hard for every American regardless of who they are,
no matter where they come from … no matter whether they vote for me
Bash asked how he intends to work for
gay Americans without understanding their needs.
“I don't have an opinion on every
single issue out there,” he answered. “I mean, to me that's …
I don't know. I don't know the answer to that question. So, I'm
saying, from an opinion standpoint, I don't know what the answer to
that is. And I'm going to spend my time focused on things that I do
know and what I can work on.”