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Migrants said they were booked on a canceled DeSantis flight to Delaware, undercutting his claim that it was a prank

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A groups of migrants walk from the Migrant Resource Center to a nearby shopping center in search of food on September 19, 2022 in San Antonio, Texas. Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Images
Migrants told the Miami Herald they signed forms to board a flight to Delaware organized by Ron DeSantis.
DeSantis said the flight - to near Biden's home - was arranged and then canceled to trick the media.
The fact that passengers were ready to board it suggests another story.
Operatives for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis persuaded Venezuelan migrants to agree to board a plane to Joe Biden's home state of...
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Legal consequences are murky for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis after he flew migrants to Martha's Vineyard

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference , Feb. 24, 2022, in Orlando, Fla. AP Photo/John Raoux, File
Former federal prosecutors say criminal laws may have been broken during the transport of migrants.
They say kidnapping, human trafficking, or civil rights laws may have been violated in the DeSantis-led operation.
But whether there will be legal consequences is another question.
Former federal prosecutors say Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may have broken criminal laws when he sent Venezuelan migrants from Texas to Martha's Vineyard. But whether there...
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Jared Kushner criticized Ron DeSantis flying migrants to Martha's Vineyard: 'You have to remember these are human beings'

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Jared Kushner on Fox News' 'Outnumbered' on September 20, 2022 Fox News/Internet TV Archive
Jared Kushner took aim at Ron DeSantis while discussing the flight of migrants to Martha's Vineyard.
Using migrants "as political pawns" is "very troubling," he told Fox News on Tuesday.
He went on to blame Biden for trouble at the border, praising Trump's former policies.
Jared Kushner was critical of Ron DeSantis' actions in bringing migrants to Martha's Vineyard on Tuesday, saying on Fox News that it's "very troubling" for people to be "used as political pawns." The former White House senior...
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