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President Joe Biden’s proposed 2024 budget was recently released and includes a number of controversial items.
Biden and the Democrats want to provide taxpayer-funded sex-change surgeries and gender-affirming treatments for military veterans.
The budget states, “Recognizing the diversity of America’s veterans, the Administration is also taking action to advance equity across veterans’ services.”
“In addition to ending the ban on transgender service, the Administration is committed to providing gender affirming care to the Nation’s veterans — and last year, the VA announced that it was extending survivor benefits to certain survivors of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex veterans.”
According to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB), their analysis shows Biden’s 2024 budget proposal would increase federal spending and borrowing to historic levels.
The CRFB estimated Biden’s budget will increase the federal debt to 117% by 2031.
“The Budget requests more than $3 billion to advance gender equity and equality across a broad range of sectors,” the budget continues.
Indiana Republican Rep. Jim Banks responded to Biden’s budget on social media:
What’s in Biden’s budget?
$150 million for illegal immigrant’s legal fees
$3 BILLION to “advance gender equity”
$10.9 BILLION for US “global health leadership”
— Jim Banks (@RepJimBanks) March 9, 2023
“What’s in Biden’s budget? $150 million for illegal immigrant’s legal fees $3 BILLION to “advance gender equity” $10.9 BILLION for US “global health leadership,” Rep. Banks wrote.