Last night, in a stunning display of callousness and cruelty, MAGA House Republicans voted against critical funding to help boost the supply of baby formula. While President Biden and Democrats are taking action to address the shortage, Republican extremists have proven – yet again – that they would rather stand in the way of helping American families.
Despite Republicans feigning concern about the baby formula shortage, the vast majority of House Republicans actually voted AGAINST funding to address it.
Fox Business: “House Republicans demand answers from Biden administration on baby formula shortage”
Associated Press: “House bill to boost FDA resources amid infant-formula shortage narrowly overcomes 192 no votes from Republicans”
Newsweek: “Full List of 192 House Republicans Who Voted Against FDA Baby Formula Bill”
Meanwhile, President Biden and Democrats are continuing to take strong action to address the shortage and increase the supply of baby formula across the country.
New York Times: “Biden Invokes Defense Powers in a Bid to Ease Formula Shortage”
CNBC: “Biden is requiring suppliers to direct ingredients to baby formula manufacturers before any other companies who may have placed orders for those same goods.”
Associated Press: “House Dems propose $28 million to address formula shortage”
CNN: “Biden administration addressing logistical issues with infant formula manufacturer Reckitt”
Washington Post: “The Food and Drug Administration has also reached an agreement with Abbott to reopen the Michigan facility, which was shut down after a bacterial contamination scare.”
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