REUTERS Lies about GOP stance on 1619 Project

Reuters published a misleading headline Friday suggesting that GOP lawmakers oppose the teaching of Black history in America’s schools.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and fellow Republicans have demanded President Biden‘s Department of Education block a planned history education proposal that invokes the 1619 Project.

McConnell and more than 30 of his GOP colleagues penned a letter to Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona blasting the new proposed priorities for American history and civics teaching as “divisive nonsense.”

“Americans do not need or want their tax dollars diverted from promoting the principles that unite our nation toward promoting radical ideologies meant to divide us,” McConnell wrote.

However, the headline published by Reuters read, “Republicans ask Biden to withdraw ‘divisive’ proposal to teach more Black history,” skewing the complaint brought by the McConnell-led group.

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