Drew Angerer / Getty ImagesWhite House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. (Drew Angerer / Getty Images)
Questions are being raised regarding whether taxpayer-funded abortion will be a component of the new coronavirus relief package — but don’t expect answers from the White House any time soon.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki was unable to give a clear answer on Tuesday when a reporter asked if tax dollars will go toward abortion in the “American Rescue Plan.”
“Can you guarantee Americans who don’t want their tax dollars — pro-life Americans who don’t want their tax dollars funding abortion, can the administration guarantee those tax dollars won’t fund abortion?” Eternal Word Television Network correspondent Owen Jensen asked.
“Well, I think Owen, as I just noted, three-quarters of the public supports the components of the package,