National Archives goes woke, embraces DEI and equity training at taxpayer expense
September 13, 2023
By Casey Harper
The Center Square
A closer look at the federal agency that sparked former President Donald Trump’s first federal indictment shows that it has embraced far-left diversity, equity and inclusion policies.
The little-known federal agency called the National Archives and Records Administration was thrust into the national spotlight after it tipped off the U.S. Department of Justice over Trump’s alleged mishandling of classified documents.
On its website, the agency calls itself a “nonpartisan, independent” group. A deep dive by The Center Square into its records show it has embraced ideology around gender and race and has reportedly been unwilling to hand over some records of President Joe Biden to investigators.
In its 2022 budget request, the federal agency asked Congress for more than $28 million and nearly 150 new staff to “advance racial equity and support underserved communities.”
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