Skip to comments.Republicans Accuse Pelosi Of Using Coronavirus Cash To Fund Planned Parenthood
Posted on 05/13/2020 1:24:53 PM PDT by Morgana
Lawmakers accused Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday of removing protections in her $3 trillion coronavirus bill preventing cash flow to Planned Parenthood.
The House Democrats HEROES Act, the most recent coronavirus relief package proposal, includes language that removes taxpayer safeguards in the Paychecks Protection Program (PPP) that previously disqualified Planned Parenthood from receiving aid.
These safeguards were added by President Donald Trumps administration to block Planned Parenthood from receiving coronavirus aid, a senior administration official previously told the Daily Caller News Foundation.
The Paycheck Protection Program is for small businesses, Republican Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse told the DCNF. Theres nothing small about Planned Parenthood, the countrys largest abortion business. Nancy Pelosi shouldnt try to shovel cash to Big Abortions corporate lobbyists while Americans suffer.
The HEROES Act also appears to categorize abortion clinic workers as essential, by defining essential workers as those who work in physician offices, community health centers, rural health clinics and other clinics, hospital outpatient departments, freestanding emergency departments, ambulatory surgical centers, and other related settings.
Republican Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton also criticized the Democratic House speaker, noting that her 1,800-page wish list includes a big payout for the abortion lobby.
The Democrats want the nations largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, to qualify for taxpayer money meant for small businesses, churches, and charities, Cotton added. Congress ought to devote every cent of federal funding to life-saving causes, instead of paying off purveyors of death.
Republican Indiana Rep. Jim Banks told the DCNF that Speaker Pelosi is working overtime for her donors in the abortion industry.
Pelosi is demanding that taxpayers who are already suffering financially must fork over cash to abortion providers, Banks continued.
I cant believe I need to spell this out for my colleagues on the other side of the aisle, but cash-strapped Americans dont want to pay for abortions, send cash to illegal immigrants or have their hard-earned cash used to subsidize coastal elites or failing blue state pension systems, the Indiana congressman said.
Pelosis $3 trillion wish list is not about helping those suffering from the pandemic, March for Life Action president Tom McClusky told the DCNF in a statement. (RELATED: Here Are The Pro-Life Protections In The $2 Trillion Coronavirus Emergency Relief Package)
It is an election scheme focused on helping pro-abortion Democrats win in 2020, he said. Her proposal includes the removal of safeguards in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that prevent taxpayer money from bailing out the billion-dollar abortion-giant Planned Parenthood an organization which has dedicated $45 million this cycle to electing pro-abortion politicians, like Pelosi, who will do their bidding.
The bill would also allow federal tax dollars to pay for abortions through subsidized health care plans, McClusky added. And, at the state and local level, it authorizes over $900 billion in open-ended funding so nothing would prevent this money from further subsidizing the abortion industry. This bill would be [a] disaster for the unborn.
Pelosi did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the DCNF.
Well, dead babies won’t catch Covid-19.
why stop there
didn’t they read the bill?
she’s funding the entire socialiat democrat agenda
Notice how quiet the Squad is? Their Mother Superior tells them how she see's things.....
Why not.. no leaders have rejected democrat spending so far.
Along with about a zillion other horrors.
The so-called HEROES Act is supposed to help healthcare workers, but it imports foreign healthcare workers to replace American healthcare workers who are being furloughed or fired. It would mandate extension and increase of H-1B visas. It prevents deportation of any illegal aliens or punishment of their employers. Illegal aliens get the same “stimulus” payments that you and I are getting — people who are not supposed to be in our country!
It subsidizes bankrupt blue-state governments. it makes lobbyists eligible for small-business loans. It mandates new “diversity” standards. And it sets up a board to research and silence “misinformation” — i.e., ideas that disagree with theirs.
AND — it spends another $3 trillion we don’t have, on top of the prior $2.2 trillion we didn’t have. The only ones who can bail us out are the Chinese, who started this virus in the first place. Are these people insane???
URGENT — call Congress @ (202) 224-3121 and demand a NO vote on the so-called HEROES Act.
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