A group of House republicans introduced legislation Monday to prevent FEMA from funding funeral expenses that “may or may not have been the result of a COVID-19 death.”
The Daily Caller obtained a copy of the “Stop AOC Act,” introduced by Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert and a group of House republicans, which would terminate FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program.
Indeed, the program has shelled out more than $1.158 billion to 176,000 people out of the initial $2 billion set aside for the program.
Boebert slammed progressive “Squad” member Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer for supporting the program.
“AOC’s government welfare program is cradle to grave – literally. AOC and Chuck Schumer have shelled out almost $1.2 billion in COVID funeral earmarks. Never mind that the average cost of a funeral is $3,000-$7,000, AOC’s FEMA program will give you $9,000. There has been little to no auditing of this colossal …