(RightWing.org) – The nation faces ongoing inflation, rising interest rates, and a looming recession possible in mid-2024. Violent crime rates are exploding nationwide, particularly in Democratic-led cities like Washington, DC and Chicago, IL. Border patrol agents struggle to contend with migrants flooding across the nation’s southern border in the absence of a wall. Fentanyl seizures have reached figures unimaginable in the past.
Amid this backdrop, President Joe Biden and administration officials are doing what they do best — pandering to the needs of illegal migrants. It’s as if there was a presidential election next year, and they were trying to secure enough votes for Biden to win a second term.
Biden Asks Speaker McCarthy for Billions of Taxpayer Dollars
On August 10, the Executive Office of the President and its largest entity, the Office of Management and Budget, submitted a request to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) seeking an additional $3.3 billion to “materially expand development and infrastructure finance” to leverage over $27 billion in US-backed financing to aid developing countries and other projects.
Team Biden Wants to Fund MORE Housing Programs for Illegals
The 65-page request details the proposed allocation of the funds. For instance, it Attachment 1 includes several sections devoted to the Defense Department’s need to fund military programs related to Ukraine. Attachments 3 and 4 focus on disaster relief funds and wildland firefighter pay needs, respectively.
Attachment 2 detailed a supplemental funding proposal to address border and migration needs. Its proposed allocation of funds included money for various programs benefitting illegal immigrants.
For example, it would provide millions for substance abuse and mental health services. It would provide $51 million to supplement the Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology System.
Perhaps the most disturbing aspect of the funding request is the allocation of more than $600 million to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support new housing to help relieve overcrowding at existing US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) short-term holding facilities.
Making matters worse, the Biden administration proposes spending an additional $203 million to aid migrant medical care needs and transportation. It would also help pay for new soft-sided facilities — a nice name for tent cities built to help CBP officials streamline their ability to care for and transport the rising numbers of families and unaccompanied children entering the country illegally.
So, while Americans struggle to make ends meet during trying economic times, Biden wants to fund more housing projects for migrants entering the country illegally. Fortunately, the Republican-led House Appropriations Committee must approve the funding request.
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