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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday doubled down on her criticism of the transportation of migrants from the US-Mexico border to various areas of the country.
In a tweet, the New York Democrat called out the Florida governor’s recent actions. Ron DeSantis and the Governor of Texas. Greg Abbott “appalling” and compared them to “traffic”.
Without naming the two governors, Ocasio-Cortez also said the Republicans were guilty of “crimes against humanity.”
“It is appalling that far-right politicians seem to have decided that the fall before the election is their scheduled time to commit crimes against humanity against refugees,” he tweeted.
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Ocasio-Cortez added: “Don’t normalize this. Lying and trafficking people for TV and clicks is not politics as usual. It’s abuse.”
In a couple of other posts, the Bronx native suggested that people should refrain from calling immigrants “illegal” since “the majority of American families” have once immigrated to the country.
“By today’s standards, most American families would have been considered undocumented or trafficked at some point in their family history,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “For the most part, people didn’t need lawyers or years of prosecution to come to the United States until immigration became a racialized issue.”
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The tweets come as Abbott orchestrated the transport of two busloads of migrants to the Naval Observatory in Washington, DC DeSantis also sent migrant planes to Martha’s Vineyard.
Previously, Abbott transported immigrants to New York and other areas.
The convoys suggest the governor is “struggling” to govern his own state and perhaps should consider other employment, he said.
“I remember how people reached out to help Texans when you left them cold and hungry during the freeze. We will welcome these families as well. They have so much to offer,” Ocasio-Cortez said, referring to the February energy crisis. of 2021 caused by three severe winter storms.
“However, you seem to be having difficulty in your job. Perhaps you should consider whether this is the right job for you,” he concluded.
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Abbott defended his decision to send the migrants as top officials in the Biden administration, including President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, have repeatedly denied a border crisis.