Posted by on January 13, 2022 9:09 pm
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House Republicans Demand Answers From Education Secretary on ‘Domestic Terrorism’ Letter, School Closures

House Republican leaders are demanding that Education Secretary Miguel Cardona explain, among other things, his involvement in a letter that notoriously advocated for the use of the FBI to quell parents protesting at local school board meetings. “From the very beginning, the targeting of concerned parents has been nothing short of a witch hunt orchestrated by partisan demagogues in the White House, Department of Justice, and the Department of Education,” said North Carolina Rep. Virginia Foxx, the top Republican on the House Education Committee. Foxx pointed to newly surfaced emails from National School boards Association (NSBA). Obtained and publicized by pro-parental rights group Parents Defending Education, the emails appear to show that the NSBA’s September 2021 letter asking the Biden administration to treat disruptions at school board meetings as “a form of domestic terrorism” was crafted at Cardona’s request. In what Foxx described as “new-age McCarthyism,” the letter prompted Attorney …

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