Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said congressional lawmakers won't be able to defund Planned Parenthood until a new president occupies the White House in 2017. In photo, McConnell speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 6, 2015.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said congressional lawmakers won't be able to defund Planned Parenthood until a new president occupies the White House in 2017. In photo, McConnell speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 6, 2015. Jacquelyn Martin AP
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said congressional lawmakers won't be able to defund Planned Parenthood until a new president occupies the White House in 2017. In photo, McConnell speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 6, 2015. Jacquelyn Martin AP

McConnell: Planned Parenthood defunding a no-go this year

September 01, 2015 1:55 PM