Daily Caller: See How Much 'The Squad' Has Fleeced From America With Earmarks-Just Since 2023 54_Daily_Caller_squad_earmarks

April 1, 2024 11:36 AM



By Adam Andrzejewski | Full article published at DailyCaller.com

If anything should finally force a public up-or-down vote on earmarks, it’s the haul won by The Squad during the current 118th Congress.

Since the start of 2023, this small clique of eight far-Left socialists have managed to tack $224 million worth of pet projects onto the spending bills meant to fund core government operations.

One doesn’t need three guesses to start landing on some of the themes addressed repeatedly by their pork-barrel spending. The list includes advancing “environmental justice,” spreading so-called “equity,” aiding illegal immigrants and salvaging bits of the unpopular “Green New Deal” championed by Squad-leader Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D.-N.Y.).

These are the priorities of a new kind of progressivism – neo-Marxism, really – that has grabbed hold of the Democratic Party’s bullhorn. But every dime of it has been aided and abetted by Republicans.

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