A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Friday demanded that President Trump restore $3 million in funding he cut from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in his proposed budget.
“In our view, the mission of the museum has never been more important, particularly as the number of anti-Semitic attacks around the world rises,” the 64 reps wrote in a letter to the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, The Hill reported.
“Now is not the time to cut funding for this national treasure.”
The letter, spearheaded by GOP Syracuse Rep. John Katko, along with Reps. Stephanie Murphy, (D-Fla.), Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), acknowledges that Trump has hard choices to make after adding $54 million to defense spending. Read more at NY Post.