$1.3 Billion in Foreign Aid Madness: Cat Exercise Research in Russia and ‘Gender Equality’ Cartoon Exhibition in China Were Among ‘Pointless Projects’ Funded by American Taxpayers, Republicans Reveal

Over $1.3 billion has been funneled abroad to China and Russia through ‘pointless projects’ over the last five years according to a compilation of taxpayer-funded grants uncovered by Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa.

$490 million was paid to Chinese organizations and another $870 million was sent to entities in Russia from 2017-2022.

Sen. Joni Ernst and Rep. Mike Gallagher introduced a new bill Wednesday to ensure greater transparency on payments,‘according to FOX News.