A gaggle of Home and Senate Republicans is asking President Joe Biden to withdraw his nomination of California Lawyer Basic Xavier Becerra (D) to be Well being and Human Companies (HHS) Secretary, citing his help for taxpayer-funded healthcare advantages for unlawful aliens.
In a letter to Biden, 11 Senate Republicans and 64 Home Republicans — led by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC) — are asking Biden to rescind Becerra’s nomination to steer HHS because of his “embrace of radical policies on immigration,” amongst different points.
“Mr. Becerra seeks to decriminalize illegal immigration, which would extend expensive government benefits like Medicaid to anyone who illegally crosses our borders,” the letter states.
Signatories embody Sens. Tom Cotton (R-AR), John Kennedy (R-LA), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Rounds (R-SD), James Lankford (R-OK), Steve Daines (R-MT), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Invoice Haggerty (R-TN), James Risch (R-ID), and Mike Lee (R-UT).
Home Republicans like Reps. Dan Bishop (R-NC), Mo Brooks (R-AL), Barry Moore (R-AL), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), Bob Good (R-VA), Jim Banks (R-IN), Ashley Hinson (R-IA), Andy Biggs (R-AZ), Chip Roy (R-TX), and Lauren Boebert (R-CO) additionally signed the letter.
The total letter might be learn right here:
At a Senate affirmation listening to on Tuesday, not one of the committee’s 22 Senators requested Becerra about his reported help for offering taxpayer-funded healthcare advantages to the roughly 11 to 22 million unlawful aliens in the US ,at the same time as a minimum of 30 million Individuals are uninsured.
In a report this week, Becerra’s colleagues mentioned he’s probably keen on pursuing insurance policies as HHS Secretary that may broaden taxpayer-funded healthcare advantages to unlawful aliens.
“… Becerra has repeatedly advocated for undocumented immigrants to have more access to health care and other government benefits, whether through Medicaid or Obamacare,” Politico reported.
Former Rep. Charles Gonzalez (D-TX) instructed Politico that Becerra has “exceedingly deep convictions about the need” to offer taxpayer-funded healthcare advantages to unlawful aliens — a plan that would value Individuals anyplace from $23 billion to $66 billion yearly.
Medical consultants, when the coverage was first proposed by the vast majority of Democrats operating for the presidential nomination in 2019, have admitted that offering taxpayer-funded healthcare advantages to unlawful aliens would seemingly drive a unending migration circulation of international nationals with “serious health problems” to the U.S.
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