Lisa Murkowski won re-election last November as a write-in candidate after losing the Republican primary to Joe Miller. She is one of only a handful of Republicans in the Senate that support abortion.
She is the first Republican to announce support for funding of Planned Parenthood.
So this breaking news item from Politico.com comes as no surprise:
Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska has come out in opposition to the House’s attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, making her the first Republican senator to do so.
“I believe Planned Parenthood provides vital services to those in need and disagree with their funding cuts in the bill,” Murkowski wrote in a letter to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) and Vice Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.). “I ask you to consider these programs going forward to determine if there is room for allowing continued funding.”
Lisa Murkowski, by the way, professes to be Catholic.
“Catholic” Lisa Murchowski supports tax payer money for abortion. Shame.