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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday doubled down on her criticism of the transportation of migrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to various spots throughout the nation.
In a tweet, the New York Democrat referred to as the latest steps by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott “appalling” and likened them to “trafficking.”
With no naming the two governors, Ocasio-Cortez also explained Republicans were responsible of “crimes towards humanity.”
“It is appalling that considerably-right politicians feel to have resolved that slide in advance of an election is their regularly scheduled time to commit crimes versus humanity on refugees,” she tweeted.
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Ocasio-Cortez additional: “Don’t normalize this. Lying to & trafficking individuals for Tv and clicks isn’t politics as normal. It is abuse.”
In a pair of other posts, the Bronx native instructed folks should refrain from calling migrants “illegal” as “most US households” at one particular time migrated to the region.
“By today’s standards, most US households would have be considered undocumented or trafficked at some point in their loved ones historical past,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “For the most element, folks did not need lawyers and decades of processing to come to this US right until immigration became a racialized issue.”
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The tweets come as Abbott orchestrated the transportation of two buses total of migrants to the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. DeSantis also despatched planes of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard.
Formerly, Abbott bused migrants to New York and other areas.
The convoys propose the governor is “struggling” to operate his very own point out and it’s possible he should really contemplate other employment, she stated.
“I bear in mind how people stepped up to support Texans when you left them cold and hungry during the freeze. We will welcome these people much too. They have so a great deal to supply,” Ocasio-Cortez mentioned, referencing the February 2021 ability crisis prompted by 3 severe winter season storms.
“You do look to be battling at your occupation, even though. Possibly you really should look at if this is the ideal get the job done for you,” she concluded.
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Abbott defended his conclusion to deliver the migrants as senior Biden administration officers, including President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, have continuously denied a border disaster.