Dems Slam DeVos for Proposed Cut to Special Olympics Budget
Independent Journal Review |
Democrats are outraged over Education Secretary Betsey DeVos‘ proposed a new department budget that includes cutting all $18 million of federal funding to the Special Olympics. Lawmakers in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives are reassuring the public that they will fight for the organization’s funding.
“This will never happen. Full stop,” Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.) tweeted Tuesday. “But the mere suggestion illustrates how little this Administration values the Americans and families they pledge to serve.”
Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) also criticized the Education Department’s cuts for autism programs.
“This is just disgusting and we are not going to stand for it,” he tweeted.Click here to read the full article