Republicans pile on Biden administration for promoting CRT group

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., joined a growing list of Republican lawmakers admonishing the Biden administration for promoting a pro-critical race theory group.
A department spokesperson said hours after Fox News reported the inclusion that "it was an error" to include the link.
"This is another major flip flop from the Biden administration," Blackburn told Fox News in a statement.
"If Biden truly does not support Critical Race Theory, he will publicly call on teachers’ unions to stop pushing this propaganda on our unsuspecting children."
The Tennessee Republican sent a letter to the NEA, the largest teachers union, after it said it would collect information on opponents of critical race theory.
"Families across America are outraged at the Biden and radical Democrat agenda dividing our communities by forcing CRT on our kids," the New York Republican continued.
The Abolitionist Teaching network's materials, including the guide the Department of Education promoted, incorporates rhetoric associated with critical race theory.
It was an error in a lengthy document to include this citation," a department spokesperson told Fox News hours after the first story was published.
Other Republicans have criticized the Biden administration for promoting the network.
"President Biden has supported Critical Race Theory since he took office—no one believes this was an honest mistake," Sen. Tom Cotton, R, Ark., told Fox News in a statement.
"If the Biden administration doesn’t support this sort of radical racist ideology, it should publicly condemn Critical Race Theory and stop it from being promoted in the federal government."
"The Biden Administration is walking back its rule making and calling radical ties an error largely because @RepublicanAGs pressured them to do the right thing," Wilson tweeted Wednesday.