"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 Mason ReidGOP moves to cut debate time for Trump nominees Harry Reid: ‘The less we talk about impeachment, the better off we are’ Lobbying world 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 Andrew BoehnerArizona GOP winner to join Freedom Caucus We need more congressional oversight on matters of war A warning to Ryan’s successor: The Speakership is no cakewalk MORE (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorRace for Republican Speaker rare chance to unify party for election Scalise allies upset over Ryan blindside on McCarthy endorsement 2018 will test the power of political nobodies 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.