Rand Paul claims victory in fight over PPP money to Planned Parenthood in Senate COVID relief bill
Added 03-05-21 03:29:01pm EST - “GOP Sen. Rand Paul said Friday he was "successful" in preventing the Senate coronavirus relief bill from including a provision that would provide Paycheck Protection Program assistance to Planned Parenthoods across America, Fox News…” - Foxnews.com
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GOP Sen. Rand Paul said Friday he was "successful" in preventing the Senate coronavirus relief bill from including a provision that would provide Paycheck Protection Program assistance to Planned Parenthoods across America, Fox News has learned.
The senator’s office on Friday said he "forced" Democrats to remove the provision that would have allowed every Planned Parenthood across America to receive funds through the PPP, which "was always intended for small businesses."
"Democrats knew this was never about COVID relief or helping small businesses," Paul, R-Ky., told Fox News. "It was a shameless attempt to fund their radical agenda on the taxpayers’ backs, and I was successful in preventing that from happening by stopping these funds from going to abortion mills."
According to Paul’s office, the House-passed version of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package included a provision that would treat individual Planned Parenthood locations as "separate and distinct entities," making them eligible for federal assistance under the PPP.
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