Rep. Claudia Tenney unveils bill to defund ‘partisan propaganda machine’ NPR


Upstate Rep. Claudia Tenney unveiled legislation Friday to bar further federal funding for National Public Radio in the wake of controversy that followed a veteran editor accusing the outlet of left-wing bias.

Tenney’s Defund NPR Act of 2024 stipulates that no taxpayer dollars can be “directly or indirectly” sent to the radio network.

“American taxpayers should not be forced to fund NPR, which has become a partisan propaganda machine,” Tenney (R-New York) told The Post in a statement. 

“As a former newspaper owner and publisher, I understand the importance of non-partisan, balanced media coverage, and have seen first-hand the left-wing bias in our news media.”

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