Thursday, June 29, 2017

Pro-Abortion Republicans Plan Amendment to Strip Defunding Planned Parenthood From Obamacare Repeal

Two pro-abortion Republicans plan to introduce an amendment to strip the provision defunding the Planned Parenthood abortion business from the Senate bill to repeal Obamacare.

Senate Republicans have delayed a vote on the health-care bill until after Independence Day because they do not have enough votes to reach the 50 vote margin needed to pass it. Part of the problem is two pro-abortion Republicans refuse to support the bill because it has provisions that would revoke taxpayer funding for the nation’s biggest abortion company, Planned Parenthood.

So now Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski and Maine Senator Susan Collins plan to remove the defunding provision from the legislation. Leading pro-life organizations will work overtime to prevent that from happening. . . .

Senate leaders have announced the Senate will not vote on the proposed health care bill until after next week’s July 4th holiday to shore up the votes. President Donald Trump has invited every Republican member of the Senate to the White House at 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon for a meeting. Paul said that he met with Trump and that the president was “open” to improving the bill. . . . Read More

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