GOP senator promises to ‘protect Planned Parenthood,’ then backtracks

April 20, 2017

Sen. Dean Heller, R-NV, told constituents "I will protect Planned Parenthood" and that he has "no problem with federal funding" for America's largest abortion provider. His communications director is walking back the remarks, saying Heller is "opposed to providing federal funding to any organization that performs abortions and is supported by taxpayers' dollars."

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