A former Democrat politician who voted to fund Planned Parenthood is set to become President Joe Biden’s new United States ambassador to the Vatican.
Life News reports:
Breitbart reports Biden recently nominated former U.S. Sen. Joseph Donnelly to the role. Donnelly, who is Catholic, represented Indiana in the U.S. Senate from 2013 to 2019 and the U.S. House from 2007 to 2013.
Donnelly’s nomination likely will be confirmed in the U.S. Senate in the coming weeks without controversy. Previously, Callista Gingrich, a pro-life Catholic appointed by President Donald Trump, served in the role.
Though Donnelly says he is pro-life, he repeatedly voted to fund the billion-dollar abortion chain Planned Parenthood with hundreds of millions of U.S. tax dollars.
In 2018, his pro-life voting record was 28 percent, according to National Right to Life. Among other things, he voted against an amendment that would have defunded Planned Parenthood, which aborted more than 354,000 unborn babies last year. He also voted against a bill that would have replaced Obamacare and defunded Planned Parenthood in 2017, and he voted against U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation in 2018.
Donnelly lost his seat to pro-life Sen. Mike Braun in the 2018 midterm elections.