Report: Biden WH Linked To Nat'l School Board Ass'n Letter Calling Disgruntled Parents 'Domestic Terrorists'

Executives from the National School Board Association sent a letter to President Joe Biden, in late September, asking for support against acts of "domestic terrorism" being directed at schools.

Some of these potential offenses included backlash directed at mask mandates and objecting to Critical Race Theory's merit in the classroom — conversations usually led by parents.

Reported Thursday, a new detail in the story's timeline emerged, linking the Biden White House with coordinating the disgruntled message, filed by the NSBA's president and CEO, well before the news broke.

As a result of the letter, the Department of Justice launched a probe looking into the acts of domestic terrorism cited by the NSBA and a "snitch line" was set up to call out any parents that were potentially guilty of this offense.

NSBA President Viola Garcia and CEO Chip Slaven led the outreach, shown speaking with the Department of Education and Oval Office weeks prior to the letter's first appearance — via public records, according to the Beacon.

Republican leaders have considered the claim further attempts at censorship: posing a potential obstacle in the future for parents that attend meetings to hold school boards accountable.

(Clay Travis, ladies and gentlemen.)

"A snitch line on parents, started five days after a left-wing political organization asked for it," Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) said during a meeting on Thursday with attorney general Merrick Garland regarding the issue. "If that's not political, I don't know what is."

According to the Washington Free Beacon, NSBA board directors were unaware of the correspondence between the White House and the association's higher-ups. The directors have been tasked with defending the strong claims of terrorism since the letter broke.

"Many of us have been put in a position now of explaining or defending this action of our association as we are asked by members of our community if we consider them domestic terrorists for showing up to our meetings and expressing their opinions," said John W. Halkias, one of the board's directors.

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