Republican gets into shouting match with Planned Parenthood executive

thehill.com – Sarah Ferris

The chairman of the House Freedom Caucus broke into a shouting match with the head of Planned Parenthood in the most heated exchange so far in Tuesday’s hearing.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) sparred with Planned Parenthood President and CEO Cecile Richards about her apology this summer after her organization was first targeted in an undercover video concerning its practice of fetal tissue donation.

Richards delivered an apology in a video statement in July, two days after the anti-abortion group, The Center for Medical Progress, first released secretly recorded footage of a Planned Parenthood executive.

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