Illegals Get THIS for Free?!

(TheProudRepublic.com) – Confirming that the Biden administration cares more about criminal aliens instead of Americans in terms of healthcare, Republican Wyoming Senator John Barrasso interrogated Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra for offering free healthcare to illegal immigrants.

Barrasso pushed Becerra on hospitals in sanctuary cities across the U.S. being overwhelmed by the number of illegal immigrants “flooding” their emergency rooms at taxpayer-funded clinics.

The senator explained that a clinic in Chicago reported admitting nearly 16,000 migrants in the previous year, which cost over $30 million of American taxpayer dollars to care for them, and Denver Health reported over 20,000 migrants and is facing financial difficulties.

“These hospitals are now asking the federal government to bail them out, and it’s completely Democrat-caused failure to enforce the law at the southern border,” Barrasso said.

He continued, “[C]an you please explain why it is the responsibility of hardworking American taxpayers to foot the bill for all of this care for people, 9 million now from all across the world, who have flooded their way into the United States?”

In response to Barrasso’s questions, Becerra replied:

“Senator, I appreciate the question. What I can tell you is that we have extended the resources and the authorities that we have at HHS to try to be there to help any healthcare facility when there is a way that we can go in to be supportive…”

Furthermore, Barrasso added that the federal government does not pay for the healthcare of every legal U.S. citizen, stating that now illegal aliens get this benefit. He also stressed why the Americans should be forced to pay for those criminals to obtain the same care for free.

Becerra said he is unaware of how every state operates its individual healthcare system. He assured the senator that the HHS will be “responsive” to those in need.

HHS and the Department of the Treasury approved a program in December 2022 to permit Washington state to use federal pass-through dollars to subsidize illegal immigrants’ healthcare.

Republican Montana Senator Steve Daines dispatched a letter to Secretary Denis McDonough of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) where he raised questions about a report that the agency’s resources were allocated to process the medical claims of illegal immigrants held in detention facilities.

He said the utilization to help migrants rather than veterans “is unacceptable and dishonors” his state’s veterans.

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