EXCLUSIVE: Isabel Guzman Was Scheduled To Attend 17 ‘Equity’ Meetings In Less Than One Year

EXCLUSIVE: Isabel Guzman Was Scheduled To Attend 17 ‘Equity’ Meetings In Less Than One Year

  • March 14, 2024

Jason Cohen, Daily Caller

President Joe Biden’s Small Business Administration (SBA) chief had numerous meetings related to “equity” scheduled over the course of 10 months from 2021 to 2022, according to her calendar obtained by Protect the Public’s Trust through a public records request and exclusively shared with the Daily Caller News Foundation.

SBA Administrator Isabel Guzman’s calendar includes at least 17 meetings centered on “equity” between March 2021 and January 2022, according to a DCNF review of the over 2,000 pages. Conservatives have criticized the Biden administration’s prioritization of equity as unconstitutional discrimination that violates federal civil rights law by focusing on equal outcomes rather than equal opportunities, raising concerns about merit.

“These revelations bring to mind a paraphrase of Orwell, are all small businesses being treated equally or are some small businesses being treated more equally than others? COVID lockdowns caused widespread devastation to small businesses,” Protect the Public’s Trust Director Michael Chamberlain told the DCNF. “At a time when thousands of them were struggling to pick up the pieces to recover and many others weren’t even able to do that, one would hope that the federal government wasn’t playing favorites.”

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