Biden Hiding Details of How His ‘Voter Access’ Executive Order Is Influencing the Election

Craig Bannister | June 19, 2024
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President Biden's administration is going to great lengths to ensure that no one – the public, lawmakers or media – ever finds out whether his so-called "voter access" executive order is actually being used to recruit Democrat voters for November’s elections.

In this, the first article of a three-part series on the cover-up, CNSNews examines how the administration is working to keep the public in the dark about how federal funds allocated in Biden’s executive order are being used.

Watchdog groups and election-integrity advocates suspect that Biden is using taxpayer money to further his campaign for reelection through the implementation of his 2021 Executive Order 14019.

The executive order requires all federal agencies to use federal funds, which critics have branded “Bidenbucks,” and resources to promote “access to voting.” The Biden administration has been fiercely resisting virtually all demands for transparency regarding the execution of the order.

Even though it promotes the executive order as a benign initiative, the Biden administration is taking a variety of measures in order to cloak its voter registration plan from public scrutiny. In particular, the administration is steadfastly denying Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and battling in court to hide the details of how the executive order is being implemented.

The administration has even invoked presidential privilege on at least two occasions, one involving a public records lawsuit by a watchdog organization.

Voter integrity groups like America First Legal Foundation have also filed lawsuits attempting to obtain information about the Bidenbucks scheme, the Heritage Oversight Project (which has filed its own FOIA lawsuit) reports.

Even when the Biden Administration does provide documents in response to an information request about the Bidenbucks executive order, the documents are outrageously redacted. In at least one case, all but two words (“This is”) in the communication were blacked out.

Information about how the USDA is registering voters is especially important, since it deals with predominantly Democrat voter groups, such as Welfare recipients. One concern is that the USDA may be issuing letters to the state agencies that administer SNAP and WIC programs, instructing them to conduct voter registration activities in a partisan manner.

The Biden administration is also refusing to be transparent about a listening session discussing the executive order, held with notoriously partisan, far-left organizations, such as the George Soros-affiliated Open Society Policy Center.

Aside from a partial list of left-wing attendees, the Biden Administration has refused to disclose what took place at the session. The substance of the session is important, because Biden’s executive order says that federal agencies should partner with “nonpartisan” third parties.

One driving force behind the administration’s cover-up appears to be that Biden’s executive order could well be breaking laws, such as the Hatch Act, as more than a dozen state attorneys general, along with other critics of Biden’s executive order, have warned.

In response to at least one FOIA request, the White House has actually invoked attorney-client privilege in order to avoid transparency.

Unless the Biden administration decides – or is forced – to provide the details of its Bidenbucks scheme, it would be hard to prove whether or not laws have been broken.

In Part Two, CNSNews will examine the Biden Administration’s efforts to prevent lawmakers from uncovering details of how the executive order is being implemented.