Biden Targets Mostly Democratic Audience In Voter Registration Effort

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27:  U.S. President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press prior to his Marine One departure from the White House on October 27, 2022 in Washington, DC. Prior to his departure, Biden spoke to reporters about the third quarter GDP growth. Biden is traveling to Syracuse, New York, where he will deliver remarks on the economy and Micron Technology Inc.’s investing in CHIPS manufacturing. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Congressional investigators have obtained evidence that the Biden administration has launched a sprawling effort to use federally funded job training and food stamp programs to register new voters in Democrat-skewing demographic groups such as young adults and Native Americans, fueling concerns the federal government is placing a partisan thumb on the scales in the midterm elections.
  • Part of the plan, spurred by a 2021 executive order by President Joe Biden, is captured in an eight-page memo that the Labor Department’s Employment and Training Administration sent out in March to state and local officials responsible for providing training to workers in need of jobs.

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