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GOP resistance to child care spending dates to the 1970s, when President Nixon vetoed a bill to establish a national child care system.

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More Republicans back spending on child care, saying it’s an economic issue

GOP resistance to child care spending dates to the 1970s, when President Nixon vetoed a bill to establish a national child care system. Republicans historically have been lukewarm about using taxpayer money for child care, even as they have embraced prekindergarten. But the pandemic, which left many child care providers in crisis, underscored how precarious the industry is.

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