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Operations in the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion doctor -- got -- are set to resume tomorrow morning.
He is charged with killing four babies who were born alive at his clinic after unsuccessful abortions.
He's also facing murder charges in the death of an adult patient and more than 200 additional charges.
Many are asking why there hasn't been more news coverage of the trial some calling it politically motivated an immediate cover up.
Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn joins us now live from Nashville how about this congresswoman.
A great to see today I know that you have signed onto a letter with dozens of your house colleagues a two races -- important questions.
That's exactly run and we wrote a letter to the heads at that AB CNBC and CBS.
Asking why there was an absence of coverage and this and Shannon I have to tell you last week.
I'll -- ABC did a story on the snow cone that it.
Indeed alerts and that that was breaking news if you -- it was amazing to me.
If they could not take that time and covered this case and Philadelphia and I was talking with a woman.
Who said surely.
All of these -- mail.
Charges in this today you know agent this just could not possibly happen and I think it is -- Being beyond what people.
Can't even imagine -- -- -- over 250.
Infanticide racketeering the murder charges.
Not -- to 24 hour were waiting period.
-- this is just truly the house of car us as it has been described.
And -- Fox News is some polling on this of the last seven weeks is this child has now going into its eight week eight week in Philadelphia.
And for those who had any knowledge about -- us now we asked.
Why do you think it hasn't been covered 57%.
Said because of the media bias 18% said too gruesome -- the -- And allegations are horrific in the case -- 16% said the story was just to local.
But you seem convinced that it is -- is may be some kind of decision.
By some media outlets.
Not to get actively involved in covering us.
Wait we would want to hear from them -- Europe -- asking are they not -- invest in because it's a story I've been out.
Poor women and minority neighborhoods all or are they not covering it because they're trying to protect the abortion business and and so we have that -- further into this issue and have looked at over the past three years fifteen states bringing forward shutting down.
Finding some of these clinics that are not meeting regulations.
More of the things that are coming out from nurses who have worked in these facilities some being -- -- ridiculously.
And then finding out that Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood.
Knew about this and instructed some of the victims.
That this got -- health clinic to reported themselves to the department of help.
You look at the fact that this is to basically.
-- who appears to be very unregulated.
And the treatment of these women.
And that death and the handling of these.
Precious babies that survive -- -- these botched abortion is just atrocious.
It it is a case that as you -- this 300 pages from the grand jury and then listening to the seven weeks of testimony there.
-- -- so many questions and something that one of the initial.
Who oversaw the it initial investigation said.
Testifying before the Pennsylvania legislators.
Saying we have more are inspections at nail salons and hair salons and -- regular basis.
In Pennsylvania and then we do at a clinic like this and at an even if everything is happening legally there there are medical procedures and you would think people would want them to be inspected.
But apparently according to the grand jury in this case the state Health Department despite numerous reports and two deaths of patients had been treated there.
Hadn't inspected in seventeen years what does that -- you.
What it says to me is that they are just -- looking the other way.
And that they are not regulating and checking.
These clinics and it is not you know at first I started saying while the guys now clinic as -- out -- And as people from around the country and other states some of the fifteen states that have conducted investigations.
As they're coming -- work.
What we're hearing as it doesn't matter if it's Washington DC.
Or if it's -- New York City.
Or Virginia or Delaware or wherever -- dad did this is the more the norm.
And it does -- -- clinic is not the outline here and it is something.
That indeed the departments have helped me to step up.
How they are looking at these and how they're regulating them.
I congresswoman Marsha Blackburn we thank you I'll be heading back to Philadelphia on verdict watch tomorrow and outlet fox spears -- as soon as we now thanks for your time.
Thank you Shannon.
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