Biden Administration Diverts Funding from American Healthcare to Help Illegal Aliens

The Biden Administration inexplicably made the decision to divert over $2 billion in federal funds away from healthcare programs, and instead direct those funds towards helping illegal aliens in the country, according to Breitbart.

The report first came from Politico, which says that Biden’s “Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has diverted more than $2 billion meant for other health initiatives toward covering the cost of caring for unaccompanied migrant children.”

Among the funds that were redirected include “$850 million that Congress originally allocated to rebuild the nation’s Strategic National Stockpile, the emergency medical reserve strained by the COVID-19 response.” The report then says that “another $850 million is being taken from a pot intended to help expand coronavirus testing.” Additionally, another “$436 million from a range of existing health initiatives across the department” was included in the mass diversion of funds.

The New York Times had previously reported that, based on a leak from inside the government, the Biden Administration is planning to spend at least $9 billion by October of this year on its efforts to actually import more illegals into the country, primarily focusing on importing children of illegal aliens who are already in the country.

“Current projections,” the leaked briefing documents from inside HHS said, “show a preliminary budget estimate of $8.6b [billion] for FY21 [Fiscal Year 2021].”

Biden’s stunningly anti-American policies on illegal immigration represent a complete 180-degree shift from the approach of President Donald Trump, who significantly reduced illegal immigration into the country and dramatically increased the rates of deportations. In addition to the highly successful “Remain in Mexico” policy that required illegals to remain on the Mexican side of the border while their asylum cases were being processed, the Trump Administration also utilized federal funds to fly illegal aliens and their children back to the countries they came from.

Biden’s handling of the ongoing border crisis, where a historic surge of illegals have begun flooding into the country due to Biden’s campaign promises of free handouts and other benefits for illegals, has led to his strongest disapproval ratings from a wide swath of the American public. Overwhelming majorities disapprove of his policies and his handling of the crisis, and a majority blames Biden, not President Trump, for the worsening crisis.

About Eric Lendrum

Eric Lendrum graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was the Secretary of the College Republicans and the founding chairman of the school’s Young Americans for Freedom chapter. He has interned for Young America’s Foundation, the Heritage Foundation, and the White House, and has worked for numerous campaigns including the 2018 re-election of Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22). He is currently a co-host of The Right Take podcast.

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