AUSTIN — A second undercover video appears to show a Planned Parenthood official discussing reimbursement fees associated with fetal tissue procurement and donation, prompting Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to call for an expanded investigation into the organization.

AUSTIN — A second undercover video appears to show a Planned Parenthood official discussing reimbursement fees associated with fetal tissue procurement and donation, prompting Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to call for an expanded investigation into the organization.


The latest hidden-camera video from the anti-abortion group The Center for Medical Progress shows a woman identified as Dr. Mary Gatter, Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Medical Directors’ Council president, meeting with investigators posing as representatives of a tissue procurement company.


Abbott said the new video "is more than just callous and morally bereft, it may be criminal."


"The video appears to directly contradict Planned Parenthood’s statement last week that they do not earn a profit for selling body parts. Today’s new grotesque revelations necessitate that Texas expand its investigation into this abhorrent practice," said Abbott, a Republican.


The 8 {-minute video concludes with Gatter joking about wanting a Lamborghini, implying that she saw the donation program as profitable.


"Let me just figure out what others are getting, and if this is in the ballpark, then it’s fine, if it’s still low, then we can bump it up," Gatter said of the reimbursement fees offered by the undercover group. "I want a Lamborghini."


Last week, Republican leaders in Texas called for three separate investigations into Planned Parenthood clinics in the state after The Center for Medical Progress released a video showing a national Planned Parenthood official discussing "crushing" methods used to preserve intact fetal tissue while eating a salad and drinking wine.


Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, which is the affiliate that operates clinics in North and Central Texas, told the Dallas Morning News last week that none of their clinics participate in "tissue research programs."


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