Louisiana Governor and Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal said that if he was president he would send the IRS, DOJ, and “everybody else that we can send from the federal government” to investigate Planned Parenthood at Thursday’s GOP presidential debate.
Jindal stated, “Planned Parenthood had better hope that Hillary Clinton wins this election. Because I guarantee you, under President Jindal, January 2017, the Department of Justice, and IRS, and everybody else that we can send from the federal government, will be going into Planned Parenthood. This is absolutely disgusting, and revolts the conscience of the nation. Absolutely we need to defund Planned Parenthood. In my own state, for example, we launched an investigation, asked the FBI to cooperate. We just earlier this week kicked them out of Medicaid in Louisiana as well, canceled their provider contract, they don’t provide any abortions in Louisiana.”
He continued, “But in terms of shutting down the government, I don’t think President Pbama should choose to shut down the government simply to send taxpayer dollars to this group that has been caught, I believe, breaking the law, but also offending our values and our ethics. Martha, it’s time for Republicans in DC to fight. Too often they give up, they negotiate with themselves, they said they would get rid of the unconstitutional amnesty, they didn’t do that. They said they would repeal Obamacare, if we gave them the majority, they didn’t do that either. They said they’d shrink and balance the budget, they haven’t done that. Absolutely, they should fight to fund — defund Planned Parenthood. And I don’t think the president should shutdown the government simply to send our taxpayer dollars to this group.”
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