Database reveals Biden’s Education Department ties to liberal campaigns, unions and think tanks


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A database of resumes and other personal information of members of the Biden administration reveals his Education Department’s ties to unions, liberal think tanks and his own presidential campaign.

According to resumes housed in America First Legal’s (AFL) “Woke Wagon” database, more than 20 Department of Education political appointees have worked in the Biden administration, while many more have worked for other Democratic presidential candidates like Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris or Pete. Buttigieg.

Resumes in the database also show the department’s ties to liberal think tanks like the Center for American Progress and teachers’ unions like the National Education Association.

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Many Department of Education officials have worked on Democratic presidential campaigns.
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Andrew Block, an AFL lawyer, said the CVs in the AFL database “indicate a real revolving door between academia, the black money non-profit world and administration. “.

“There’s not a complete lack, but a pretty serious lack of real-world experience, private sector experience,” he told Fox News Digital.

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The Woke Wagon website provides a searchable database.

The Woke Wagon website provides a searchable database.
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Gene Hamilton, who sits on the AFL’s board of directors and served as an adviser to the attorney general in the Justice Department during the Trump administration, said there was a lack of background screening of appointees. political positions within the ministry. education.

“The biggest takeaway that I have…was noting these common threads and threads of people who are, right now, in charge of policy at DOE, and really a lack of control over the one of those connections, and the backgrounds of those people who are advancing policies that affect every child in America,” he told Fox News Digital.

Gene Hamilton, who sits on the AFL board, said there was a lack of background screening for political appointees within the Department for Education.

Gene Hamilton, who sits on the AFL board, said there was a lack of background screening for political appointees within the Department for Education.
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Block also pointed to the number of appointees who had previously participated in political campaigns for opponents of Biden, including Senator Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg, noting that those campaigns were positioned more to the left than Joe Biden.

The AFL’s “Woke Wagon” database includes background information from Biden administration employees, in an effort to provide transparency and highlight what they say are the woke and radical connections of many of those who work in administration. The database is a public, searchable mine of CVs and other personnel information.

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Fox News’ Adam Shaw contributed to this report.


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