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Today's "Show Vote" on Planned Parenthood

Today, the U.S. Senate will vote to bring up S. 1881, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act, for debate. Unfortunately, this bill won't be signed into law even if it manages to get the 60 votes required to overcome a filibuster. The vote today is a drive-by, show vote.

New Senate Majority Same As Old Senate Majority

Americans elected a Republican majority in the Senate last year because they believed it would be different than the Democratic majority. Unfortunately, they were lied to and the new Senate is the same as the old Senate.

Ted Cruz Is Right -- Mitch McConnell Lied

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took action to pass an amendment this week to save the Export-Import Bank, even though he previously denied having cut a secret deal with the Democrats to save the corporate welfare program. Thankfully, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke out against this betrayal on the Senate floor yesterday in a speech that every conservative must watch.

VIDEO: Ted Cruz Speaks Out Against GOP Betrayal

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke on the Senate floor today and explained how Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) lied to him when he said he didn't cut a secret deal with the Democrats to extend the Export-Import Bank.

Mitch McConnell Protects Cronies, Not Unborn Babies

The Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) expired on June 30th, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will allow liberals to offer an amendment this weekend that brings the corporate welfare program back to life. However, McConnell will not allow conservatives to offer an amendment that prevents taxpayer money from funding Planned Parenthood, which was recently caught on video trying to sell the organs of aborted babies.

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