House Republicans are slamming the Biden administration’s proposal to send cash to Central American countries to help solve the “root causes” of the immigration crisis — calling the initiative to send millions of dollars to notoriously corrupt governments a terrible idea.
“The strategy of sending cash payments to foreign countries to stem the tide of illegal immigration caused by Biden administration policies is naive and misguided,” lawmakers on the House Oversight and Budget committees wrote in a letter to Acting Office of Management and Budget Director Shalanda Young.
“Moreover, the countries identified as potential recipients include some of the most corrupt countries in the world, with El Salvador and Guatemala ranking in the top ten,” the Republicans wrote in the letter obtained by Fox News.
Reps. James Comer (R-Ky.) and Jason Smith (R-Mo.), the ranking Republicans on the House Oversight and House Budget committees, questioned the administration’s solution to the problem.
Rep. James Comer slammed the Biden administration for