Musgrave says Planned Parenthood covers up rape, incest

"I think we all need to pause in our daily lives and think about what Planned Parenthood really does. And, you bet, the Senate is a problem right now when we're talking about defunding them."

Musgrave challenged Democrats who have pledged not to cut the group's funding.

"[Senate Majority Leader] Harry ReidHarry Reid McConnell sets up vote to begin debate on defense policy bill The Trail 2016: Dems struggle for unity Senate candidate taunts Sanders: Why don't you endorse Alan Grayson? MORE says he'll shut down the government before he'll take money away from Planned Parenthood, and I say to Harry Reid 'Go ahead!'"

She argued cutting Planned Parenthood's funding should be a non-negotiable point for the GOP during the current budget talks and called the current House Republican leadership including Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerJohn Feehery: GOP: Listen to Reince House GOP budget 'SWAT' team is formed GOP rep to retire, opening 10th Florida seat MORE (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader Eric CantorEric CantorJohn Feehery: GOP: Listen to Reince The Trail 2016: Dems struggle for unity Overnight Regulation: Supreme Court rejects GOP redistricting challenge MORE (R-Va.) "the most pro-life Congress ever."

Family Research Council PAC President Connie Mackey echoed Musgrave's call for the GOP to shut down the government over the issue of Planned Parenthood's funding.

More in News

Judge rules Planned Parenthood shooter incompetent to stand trial

Read more »