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A group of 48 mostly Venezuelan immigrants transported to the state of Florida in a surprise flight to Martha’s Vineyard last week are suing Governor Ron DeSantis for “fraudulent and discriminatory planning.”
The class-action lawsuit comes as at least two law enforcement agencies are investigating the actions of Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott for possible illegality.
A new report has revealed funding for Mr DeSantis’ overseas flights. The contractor hired by the governor is a longtime GOP donor.
Meanwhile, a plane reportedly loaded with asylum seekers flying from Texas to Delaware has yet to materialize, even as officials there worry that Florida’s highly controversial flight may be a generous transfer of migrants. Would be surprised by the unannounced plan for jurisdiction.
Governor DeSantis and his allies have defended sending migrants to Democratic-leading states and cities in opposition to what he characterized as the president’s “open border” policy.
DeSantis preparing migrant flights to Delaware as White House prepared response from state agencies
The White House says it is taking the task of coordinating with state agencies to prepare for the arrival of migrant groups organized by the governors of Florida and Texas after those Republicans refused to communicate with local governments or aid groups. Had done it.
“We are coordinating closely with state officials and local service providers who are prepared to welcome these families in an orderly manner as they pursue their asylum claims,” White House Press Secretary Karin Jean-Pierre told reporters. chase.”
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White House DeSantis preparing Delaware for migrant flights
According to press secretary Carine Jean-Pierre, aid groups are “ready to welcome these families in an orderly manner as they pursue their asylum claims”.
Jared Kushner: DeSantis uses migrants as ‘political pawns’
Ron DeSantis’ use of state funding to transport migrants thousands of miles from Texas to Massachusetts appears too much for Jared Kushner, a top adviser (and son-in-law) to former President Donald Trump.
He joined those calling the governor’s efforts inhumane in an interview with Fox News.
“I personally see what’s going on, and it’s very hard to see on the southern border, me too—we have to remember that these are humans, they are people, so used them as political pawns.” Is going to bother me a lot, ”he said.
Jared Kushner condemns DeSantis’ migrant flights
The governor of Florida is being seen as a potential challenger to Donald Trump in 2024.
Texas congressman reprimands DeSantis and Abbott
Rep. Joaquin Castro this week denounced the governors of Texas and Florida for what he called hypocritical attitudes toward left-leaning governments in Central/South America and migrants who have fled in recent years.
“DeSantis, Abbott etc. are constantly killing in places like Cuba and Venezuela because the leaders are so oppressive and make countries dangerous to the people, and yet when people try to escape, they treat them like crap. The Congressman argued.
Jon Stewart blasts DeSantis on ‘d***ish’ migrant flights
Former Comedy Central star Jon Stewart raised his voice against Ron DeSantis over the latter’s plan to fly immigrants from Texas to Massachusetts, using the money to help the people of Florida.
“This stunt did exactly what he wanted to do, which jumped his profile, making him a hero among those for whom d***ishness is one of the only characteristics they see in their leaders. Looking for,” said the liberal comedian.
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Jon Stewart blasts DeSantis on ‘d***ish’ migrant flights
‘This stunt did exactly what he wanted to do, which jumped his profile, making him a hero among those for whom d***ishness is one of the only characteristics they look for in their leaders. are’
Marco Rubio spreads misinformation about migrants
Florida Senator Marco Rubio is joining a list of Republicans who are spreading lies about migrants arriving at Martha’s Vineyard as a backlash against the GOP-led efforts escalates.
Mr Rubio went on to falsely claim on Fox News, that the migrants who sued the Florida governor for the plan were “not even legal”.
But, of course, this is not true. The migrants in question are asylum seekers, an age-old legal method of applying for residency in the United States.
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Greg Abbott designates drug cartels as ‘terrorist’ groups
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed an executive order aimed at fighting international drug cartels headquartered in Mexico and elsewhere in Central/South America.
The order, signed by Mr. Abbott on Wednesday, officially designates such groups as “terrorist” organizations and redirects local law enforcement agencies to redouble their efforts aimed at thwarting the activities of those groups in Texas. does.
In fact, this order will have little effect on how law enforcement deals with such investigations.
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Marjorie Taylor Green begins 10-minute rant about borders when asked to help Ukraine
Marjorie Taylor Greene has filmed a 10-minute rant complaining that she is being asked to support Ukraine in its war with Russia.
And as always, she is claiming that Joe Biden doesn’t care about US borders amid historic levels of migration.
“There is a country border that he (Biden) cares about and it is not the border of this country, it is the border of Ukraine,” Congress alleged.
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Marjorie Taylor Green complains about being asked to help Ukraine in 10-minute rent
Right-wing politician claims his constituents care more about impeaching Joe Biden
Congresswoman reacts to report that DeSantis used GOP donor for migrant flights: ‘Of course’
Minnesota rap Ilhan Omar reacted sharply to a report on Wednesday Intercept Giving details that the contractor hired by Ron DeSantis to plan to fly migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard is a longtime GOP donor.
“Of course this was going to be the case. These are Republicans. It’s not enough to be cruel, violent, and stupid. They must be corrupt as long as they’re at it!”
Marco Rubio says asylum seekers can sue DeSantis
Marco Rubio, the senior US senator from Florida, is angered by the announcement that dozens of asylum seekers who say they were lured into flights to Massachusetts by officials working for Ron DeSantis will sue the governor.
Migrants say the governor’s activists used deceptive practices and promised them assistance that never came to fruition.
“They have lawyers representing them in court, suing the US government… It pisses me off, and it should anger everyone,” he argued.
Mr. DeSantis’ plan is now being investigated by law enforcement and also faces a civil court battle announced Tuesday.
The contractor receiving hundreds of thousands in Florida state funding is a GOP donor
The contractor who was paid more than half a million dollars to transport migrants from Texas to Massachusetts at the behest of the Florida governor is a supporter of the governor who has donated to GOP candidates.
Donations disclosed by Intercept And add a new layer to Ron DeSantis’ use of state funds for a program that is increasingly being characterized as a political and potentially illegal stunt.
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