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Shooting won't stop House's Planned Parenthood investigation, GOP leader says

Shooting won't stop House's Planned Parenthood investigation, GOP leader says

A Republican congressional leader on Monday defended a House investigation of Planned Parenthood's provision of fetal tissue to researchers, offering no suggestion that last week's shooting deaths at one of the group's clinics will cause the GOP to retreat from that probe.

But House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., also indicated that the Republican-run Congress will not risk a government shutdown fight with President Barack Obama over GOP efforts to halt federal funding for the organization, which provides abortions and other health services to women.

"I do not see a shutdown happening in this process," he told reporters.

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