At her press briefing today, Leader Pelosi dismissed the scandal and threw her support 100% behind Planned Parenthood.
Pelosi: This is a controversy "that doesn't exist"
Watch- She wants the people who recorded the video investigated. This is unbelievable.
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi argued on Thursday that Republican attempts to defund Planned Parenthood over videos that discuss the alleged sales of fetal tissue from abortions is a phony controversy.
The secretly filmed videos, which show Planned Parenthood official Dr. Deborah Nucatola discussing how the health care group uses fetal tissues after abortions, has riled up congressional Republicans who are now pushing forward on legislation to strip the group of federal funding.
Pelosi said it’s just another attempt by GOP lawmakers to target Planned Parenthood over ideological objections.
“They’ve been out to get Planned Parenthood for as long as I can remember,” the California Democrat said. “This is about women’s health. Planned Parenthood has said they have done nothing illegal. They were not ever charged.” She added that the “controversy doesn’t exist.”