Republicans are threatening to sabotage George W. Bush’s greatest accomplishment

Posted on AllSides July 28th, 2023
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Healthcare, AIDS, US Congress, George W Bush
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ANALYSIS

You may not have heard of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). But you should: It has saved more lives than any other US government policy in the 21st century. And now, for the first time in the program’s history, it is at risk of losing a critical vote in Congress — for reasons that say a lot about today’s Republican Party.

First passed in 2003 under President George W. Bush, PEPFAR is a vehicle for distributing HIV/AIDS drugs to people in poor countries who wouldn’t otherwise have...

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