TheBlaze probably put it best in its headline yesterday, “Planned Parenthood and White House Take Victory Lap Following Massive Spending Bill Negotiations.” Despite the release of more than a dozen undercover videos highlighting controversial and potentially illegal practices within the taxpayer-funded abortion provider, the $1.1 trillion omnibus bill moving through Congress leaves Planned Parenthood’s half-billion dollars of federal funding untouched.

Fox News host Todd Starnes, it seems, somehow thought having Paul Ryan as speaker would give conservatives some leverage.

Just a second; Ryan just might have an excuse.

‘Tis the season of giving.