While Customs and Border Protection officials are seeing migrants trying to enter the U.S. in numbers that have skyrocketed since last year, the House Appropriations Committee is looking to cut the agency’s net discretionary funding by nearly a billion dollars.
The committee’s newly released draft of their Homeland Security funding bill would provide $14.11 billion in net discretionary funding, down $927 million from fiscal year 2021.
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“President Biden’s border crisis is getting worse, and rather than address the problem, House Democrats’ answer is to cut resources from our immigration enforcement agencies,” a representative from House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said in a statement.
A summary of the bill issued by the committee advertises that the bill
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