House GOP exposes 'woke' items in Biden's $7.3 trillion budget

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House Republicans are furious over "woke" programs President Biden wants to fund in his $7.3 trillion budget request.

Biden released his 188-page proposal to fund the federal government on Monday. It lays out roughly $5 trillion in tax increases overall, which the White House said would be split evenly between corporations and the top 2% of earners.

A new memo by House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, highlighted billions aimed at green energy initiatives and equity programs.

Meanwhile, the U. S. national debt is currently just under $34.5 trillion, according to the latest data.

The document pointed to $3 billion for the State Department to "advance gender equity and equality worldwide," as well as $1.5 billion for the Transportation Security Administration’s "pay equity initiative."

It also mentioned $11 billion that Biden wants for the Department of Interior to "preserve the stories of the cultures and history across America."

On climate change, Biden is seeking $8 billion for his American Climate Corps, aimed at hiring 50,000 new staffers by 2031 to "mobilize a new, diverse generation of… climate resilience workers," according to Arrington’s memo.

The Texas Republican also flagged $10.6 billion that Biden wants for the Department of Energy to bolster "climate and clean energy research, development, demonstration and deployment programs" – a 12% increase from the previous year.... (Read more)