(TJV NEWS) Rep. Boebert wants to introduce a bill to defund the DHS disinformation board. The full text of the bill can be read here.
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“This kind of stuff is terrifying. We in Congress have the power of the purse. It is our duty to shut down this department immediately,” Boebert told Fox News. “I’m calling on leadership in the Republican Party – Leader McCarthy, Whip Scalise, and others — to join me in calling for this department to be shut down and defunded.”
“No tax dollars should go to where Biden can use the power of the federal government to silence truthful stories like Big Tech did with the Hunter Biden story,” Boebert added, comparing the disinformation board to the Ministry of Truth in Orwell’s 1984.
“Democrats took that [book] not as a warning, but as a guide,” she added.
The Republican Congresswoman will now seek co-sponsors for the bill and is expected to introduce it within a week.
“This really is a department of propaganda,” Boebert said. “To say that the federal department has a say in what’s right and what’s wrong. What’s truth and what is not. This is a very dangerous place that we’ve come to.”