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6 woke Biden policies at Veterans Affairs that Republicans are moving to dismantle
House Rules Committee to decide Tuesday which amendments can get a vote
(FOX) – House Republicans on Tuesday will advance a spending bill for the Department of Veterans Affairs and related agencies that they hope can be used to roll back the Biden administration’s policies on abortion, transgender health care and other lightning-rod issues.
The White House said Monday in a statement that it would veto the bill because it would result in “devastating consequences, including harming access to reproductive health care, threatening the health and safety of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Americans, endangering marriage equality, hindering critical climate change initiatives, and preventing the administration from promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.”
But the spending bill is expected to come to the House floor for a vote this week before lawmakers leave for a month-long recess. And it may become even more objectionable to the White House depending on which amendments from conservative lawmakers get a vote and are attached to the bill.
Below are six amendments that Republicans are proposing for the $152 billion spending bill, which amounts to an $18 billion increase from last year’s bill.
Stopping military from removing Confederate symbols
One amendment offered by Reps. Bob Good of Virgina and Andrew Clyde of Georgia would prevent the government from spending money to implement the recommendations made by the Pentagon’s Naming Commission…