‘Biden’s admin is not doing his job’
When asked if Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) was wrong to send undocumented migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, Rep. María Elvira Salazar (R-Fla.) swerved at an Axios Latino- Telemundo on Thursday, saying, “We should get to the root of the problem, which is that the Biden administration isn’t doing its job.
Driving the news: Earlier this month, DeSantis sent two planes of undocumented migrants to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, part of an escalation between Republican governors and President Biden over his immigration policies.
- Days later, the roughly 50 migrants filed a class action lawsuit against DeSantis and Florida officials, alleging they had received misleading information, such as promises of cash assistance, employment services and services. ‘housing assistance.
- Texas Governor Greg Abbott (right) previously sent busloads of migrants to so-called sanctuary cities such as New York, Washington, DC and Chicago.
What they say : “It has been highly irresponsible over the past 18 months for the Biden administration – which is responsible for immigration policies in the country – to allow all 2.5 million people” to enter the United States, said said Salazar in a virtual interview.
Ana Navarro-Cardenas, co-host of “The View,” told Axios in a separate interview at the same event that DeSantis’ migrant robberies were a “stunt.”
- “We all know what a political stunt looks, sounds and smells like, and this was a political stunt. Frankly, I think he was trying to outplay Governor Greg Abbott,” she said.
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