On Friday's episode of "Pat Gray Unleashed," Pat Gray, Keith Malinak, and Jeffy Fisher highlighted a list of federal programs that Democrats will fund while refusing to support President Donald Trump's border wall.
A list published Wednesday by Grabien News contributor Tom Elliott highlighted federal programs that Democrats have supported and funded over the years. Meanwhile, President Trump has asked Congress for $5.7 billion to fund his border wall project — only about 1/10 of 1 percent of the 2018 annual budget of $4.173 trillion — but Dems have rejected the president's request.
Below is a small sampling of the items Democrats have decided are more important to spend your tax dollars on than border security.
The List (partial)
Rural Utility Service. A program once used to bring electricity to rural area communities is now used — in theory — to bring broadband internet to cities with a population of less than 20,000. Here's the problem, there is no data to prove that a single recipient of services from this program exists.
Sugar Subsidies. Congress would save a total of $6 billion per year by eliminating sugar subsidies.
Community Development Grants. Over five years, the elimination of this program would save $15 billion.
The United Nations. The U.S. donated $10 billion to the U.N. in 2016, according to the Government Waste Book.
Waste, Fraud, and Abuse. Congress spends $137 billion annually on "payment errors" — including fraud within programs like Medicare, Social Security, and Medicaid.
Boost Intimacy And Trust Among Transgender Women And Their Partners. Americans pay $613,634 per year to support this program.
Grants To Help Hipsters Stop Smoking And Blog About it. $5 million annual price tag.
Pat kept the mood light as he read the list, but his sarcasm flowed. Watch the video above for details.
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