Education Secretary Cardona solicited NSBA letter comparing protesting parents to domestic terrorists: 电子邮件

The email exchange indicates Cardona was more involved with the letter’s creation than previously known.

拜登总统的 Department of Justice relied on the NSBA letter, which suggested using the Patriot Act against parents, in creating its own 备忘录 directing the FBI to mobilize in support of local education officials.

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The controversial NSBA letter followed a "request" from Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, according to emails reviewed by Fox News Digital.

The controversial NSBA letter followed arequestfrom Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, according to emails reviewed by Fox News Digital. (Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)

In the Oct. 5 电子邮件, NSBA Secretary-Treasurer Kristi Swett recounted that NSBA interim CEO Chip Slaventold the officers he was writing a letter to provide information to the White House, from a request by Secretary Cardona.

Previous emails had revealed that the NSBA was in contact with the White House and Justice Department in the weeks before it publicly sent the letter.

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The emails were 由...获得 the parents group Parents Defending Education in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

Should this allegation be true, it would reveal that this administration’s pretextual war on parents came from the highest levels,” PDE President Nicole Neily told Fox News Digital.

Miguel Cardona speaks after President-elect Biden announced him as his nominee for education secretary on Dec. 23, 2020.

Miguel Cardona speaks after President-elect Biden announced him as his nominee for education secretary on Dec. 23, 2020. (Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)

Attorney General Merrick Garland unequivocally stated that he based his memo on the NSBA’s letterwhich in turn, mobilized the FBI and US Attorneys,” Neily added. “If Secretary Cardona was truly involved in this ugly episode, it is a significant breach of public trust, and he should be held accountable.

Cardona previously served as Connecticut’s education secretary, where supported teachers becoming more ‘woke’and promoted resources on microaggressions.

The Education Department and the NSBA didn’t immediately provide comment.

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