(RepublicanWire.org) – While discussing the recent approval of Covid vaccines for children under five, Biden was asked by a reporter how many kids can be vaccinated before Congress needs to approve more funding for the experimental shots.

“Well, we’ll get through at least this year,” Biden responded. “We do need more money. But we don’t just need more money for vaccines for children, eventually; we need more money to plan for the second pandemic.“

He continued, “There’s going to be another pandemic. We have to think ahead. And that’s not something the last outfit did very well. That’s something we’ve been doing fairly well. That’s why we need the money.”

Biden isn’t the only one confidently claiming a second pandemic will soon hit the world.

World Health Organization President Tedros Ghebreyesus wrote on Monday that his group is working on ensuring “equitable access of vaccines, tests, treatments when the next pandemic strikes.”

In May of 2020 during the pandemic, Bill Gates told comedian Stephen Colbert that there will be a “pandemic two.”

It wouldn’t be the first time that a pandemic was announced before it happened. There was an article from January 11, 2017 where Dr. Fauci said, “no doubt” Donald J. Trump will be confronted with a surprise infectious disease outbreak during his presidency.

(RepublicanWire.org) – The White House and President Joe Biden face scrutiny over millions of dollars worth of government contracts and loans going to prominent Democratic donors.

According to a group of House Republicans requesting more information about the White house’s process for awarding contracts, the Biden administration has maintained a habit of doling out taxpayer money to businesses associated with donors.

A letter to GOP members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform sent to White House Office read, “Awarding lucrative government contracts to companies led by large Democratic donors is becoming a troubling Biden Administration pattern and raises questions about whether political contributions play a role in the decision to award federal taxpayer dollars.”

Much of the letter’s focus centers on Joe Kiani, the founder, and CEO of a company called Masimo. Kiani was appointed to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology last September and has donated nearly $3 million to Biden and Democratic-aligned groups. His company has received close to $3 million in federal government contracts since January 2021 from agencies including the Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Veterans Affairs.

Masimo received government contracts in previous presidential administrations but is on the path to exceeding that amount under Biden with Kiani now also serving on a White House board.

“Kiani has given more money to support President Biden than most Americans dream of having in their lifetimes,” South Carolina Rep. Ralph Norman said in a statement. “I’m determined to ensure this administration is not leveraging kickbacks in return for campaign financing.”

The letter also brought attention to Lukas Walton, the billionaire grandson of Walmart founder Sam Walton. Walton owns 4.9% of a solar firm that received a $500 million loan from the International Development Finance Institution. Walton donated $300,000 to Biden’s 2020 campaign and $100,000 to the Democratic National Committee in 2020.

A source with the Oversight and Reform Committee Republicans said there wasn’t any evidence the contracts were no-bid.

However, conservative groups touted the moves and said the call is more than warranted.

“Between his personnel appointments, ambassador picks, and his administration’s suspicious government contracts, it is clear that Biden is rewarding his supporters with taxpayer money,” said Heritage Action spokeswoman Carson Steelman. “Biden’s moves represent the worst of the Washington swamp, and Congress is right to demand more transparency and accountability on behalf of the American people.”