White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday refused to guarantee pro-life Americans that their money would not go toward funding abortions in the stimulus package that the Biden administration is trying to pass.
Owen Jensen, a reporter for EWTN, brought up how pro-life organizations are “very concerned” that “millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars will go toward the abortion industry in violation of the Hyde Amendment.”
“We know where President Biden stands on Hyde Amendment,” Jensen said. “But that being said, can this administration right now guarantee if the American rescue plan is passed that no taxpayer dollars will go to the abortion industry?”
“Which component of the American rescue plan are you referring to?” Psaki asked.
“A $50 million funding increase for the title 10 program,” Jensen responded. “$750 million for global health activities and billions in funding for community health centers without applying the Hyde Amendment.”
“Well, the president’s view on the Hyde Amendment is well known