Biden's cronies, the border, running this country, and our tax dollars

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Just the headline is enough - FOX News:

Biden admin diverts $2B from COVID, health spending to care for migrant kids
The Biden administration has pulled more than $2 billion out of programs authorized by Congress for COVID-19 testing, emergency medical supplies and other health needs — and is spending it on shelter for the 45,000 unaccompanied migrant children that have flooded across the US border this year.

The Department of Health and Human Services siphoned $850 million out of funds allocated for testing in President Biden’s massive $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill, Politico reported Saturday.

Secretary Xavier Becerra pulled $850 million more out of a fund meant to replenish the Strategic National Stockpile of items like medical gloves, masks, antibiotics and ventilators, and yanked $436 million out of other health programs, according to HHS spokesman Mark Weber.

$2B divided by the 45K migrant "children" (70% are 15-17 years old) is $44,444 being spent per person. Our centralized government at work. No accountability. If they put this operation out for bid, they could bring the costs down to well under $10 and save us taxpayers some money.

The original use of this was for materials and supplies for the next pandemic.  The fruits of this spending would be there, in reserve, for when they were next needed.  This current spending will just piss all of our tax dollars down a very inefficient rat-hole. Wasted and yet, they will cry out for more.

Becerra is a partisan hack who is over his head - totally unqualified for this position.

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This page contains a single entry by DaveH published on May 31, 2021 2:14 PM.

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