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The Trump Administration announced it is banning training at the federal level that teaches the United States is racist and with programs based on the ideas of white privilege and critical race theory.
From The Blaze:
The announcement was made in a memorandum released late Friday by Russell Vought, the director of the Office of Management and Budget.
“The President has directed me to ensure that Federal agencies cease and desist from using taxpayer dollars to fund these divisive, unAmerican propaganda training sessions,” the memo read.
Here is the link to the full statement from the Office of Management and Budget.
It has come to the President’s attention that Executive Branch agencies have spent millions of taxpayer dollars to date “training” government workers to believe divisive, antiAmerican propaganda.
For example, according to press reports, employees across the Executive Branch have been required to attend trainings where they are told that “virtually all White people contribute to racism” or where they are required to say that they “benefit from racism.” According to press reports, in some cases these trainings have further claimed that there is racism embedded in the belief that America is the land of opportunity or the belief that the most qualified person should receive a job.
These types of “trainings” not only run counter to the fundamental beliefs for which our Nation has stood since its inception, but they also engender division and resentment within the Federal workforce.
It is about freaking time that the federal bureaucracy started reflecting the fact that a leftist is not heading up the executive branch. It’s disgraceful that this training has been taking place under President Trump’s watch for the past three years.
But at least now we are on the right path. The announcement from the OMB did not mince words.
The President has directed me to ensure that Federal agencies cease and desist from using
taxpayer dollars to fund these divisive, un-American propaganda training sessions. Accordingly, to that end, the Office of Management and Budget will shortly issue more detailed guidance on implementing the President’s directive. In the meantime, all agencies are directed to begin to identify all contracts or other agency spending related to any training on “critical race theory,” “white privilege,” or any other training or propaganda effort that teaches or suggests either (1) that the United States is an inherently racist or evil country or (2) that any race or ethnicity is inherently racist or evil. In addition, all agencies should begin to identify all available avenues within the law to cancel any such contracts and/or to divert Federal dollars away from these unAmerican propaganda training sessions.
It’s amazing how so many white people sit at these training sessions and just take it. This video has been circulating Twitter. It is unknown where this indoctrination session took place, but the white people just sit there and listen and, presumably, agree.
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