GOP Blasts Biden For Not Recovering Stolen Pandemic Funds

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At a glance

  • House Republicans are fuming that the Department of Labor has provided an “unacceptable” response regarding mass fraud of pandemic unemployment insurance and other programs.
  • “The lack of a sufficient response and action from the administration to date is disappointing and unacceptable,” wrote Texas Republican Rep. Kevin Brady and Ohio Republican Rep. Brad Wenstrup in a letter to Labor Secretary Marty Walsh. “The amount of UI fraud is staggering, which is why congressional Republicans have repeatedly sought information about the billions of taxpayer dollars stolen due to fraud and worked to stop the ‘pay and chase’ model and improve accountability in pandemic unemployment programs.”

 

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