Dec 08 2017
Washington—Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on the Justice Department’s letter requesting access to an un-redacted copy of the majority staff report “Human Fetal Tissue Research: Context and Controversy”:
“The Justice Department’s letter is in response to Chairman Grassley’s requests that the department review a December 2016 majority staff report, a document that was never brought before the full committee.
“Multiple congressional committees, 13 states and a grand jury in Texas all investigated Planned Parenthood, and all of them found the organization did nothing wrong. The individual who made and edited the videos is under indictment in California.
“I hope that there isn’t a partisan purpose in taking this action and that the department handles the chairman’s request in a professional and ethical manner.”