Planned Parenthood President Visited the White House 39 Time Since Obama Took Office


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On Thursday, the White House came to the defense of Planned Parenthood calling the stream of damning videos against the organization “fraudulent.” The talking points used by the White House came straight from Planned Parenthood itself.

Now, according to the visitor log, it was discovered that the president of Planned Parenthood has made at least 39 visits to the Obama White House since he’s taken office.

Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards made her first trip to the White House on Obama’s first day in office. Since then, she has met with numerous other former and current White House advisers, such as Obama’s former senior adviser David Plouffe (four times) and Valerie Jarrett (five times).

CNS News reports:

Since 2009, logs show Richards has also met the following White House officials: former White House Chief of Staff William Daley; Obama’s former Senior Advisor for Strategy and Communications Dan Pfeiffer; Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls and FLOTUS Chief of Staff Tina Tchen; Domestic Policy Council Director Cecelia Muñoz; Obama’s Senior Counsel Christopher Kang; Director of the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach David Simas; Director of the Office of Management and Budget Shaun Donovan; and current Chief of Staff Denis McDonough.

Richards also attended President Obama’s second inaugural reception held on Jan. 20, 2013.

CNS News continues:

White House logs show Richards visiting the White House four times in 2009, twice in 2010, seven times in 2011, six times in 2012, 13 times in 2013 and four times in 2014. So far this year, Richards has logged two visits at the White House, most recently on Jan. 8.

Several visits were logged under the name “Cecile A. Richards,” presumably using Richards’ married surname “Adams” as a middle initial. Others were recorded under “Cecile L. Richards,” alluding to her given middle name, Lynn, CNS reported.


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