A group of House and Senate Republicans is asking President Joe Biden to withdraw his nomination of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) to be Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, citing his support for taxpayer-funded healthcare benefits for illegal aliens.
In a letter to Biden, 11 Senate Republicans and 64 House Republicans — led by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC) — are asking Biden to rescind Becerra’s nomination to lead HHS due to his “embrace of radical policies on immigration,” among other issues.
“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. . .
In a report this week, Becerra’s colleagues said he is potentially interested in pursuing policies as HHS Secretary that would expand taxpayer-funded healthcare benefits to illegal 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. (Read more from “Biden Nominee Pushing Tax-Payer Funded Medicaid for Illegal Aliens” HERE)