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Franklin Graham Leaves GOP Over Planned Parenthood Funding

Evangelist Franklin Graham announced Tuesday he is leaving the Republican Party following the GOP’s cave to Democrats last week in the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. Graham particularly likened the continued taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood in the bill to

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) conducts his weekly news briefing December 17, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The House is scheduled to vote on the nearly $700 billion tax package today and the $1.1 trillion spending bill, which will keep the government runs through …

Paul Ryan’s Omnibus Budget Surrenders to EPA Radicals

Paul Ryan’s decision to remove critical riders from the Omnibus budget bill that intended to stop the EPA’s radical and statutorily unauthorized new rules that could devastate America’s coal and farming industries is just the most recent version of the GOP white flag. A vote on the Omnibus budget deal is imminent in the House, now that it has passed the companion tax bill.

Anti-abortion activists hold a rally opposing federal funding for Planned Parenthood in front of the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Planned Parenthood Funded by Taxpayers in Spending Deal

Though many Republicans in Congress have expressed horror at the apparent activities of Planned Parenthood, revealed through numerous investigative videos, the $1.6 trillion omnibus deal announced by House Speaker Paul Ryan would still give taxpayer funds for the nation’s largest abortion provider.