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Rick Scott joins Mitch McConnell in rallying around Ron DeSantis' migrant flight stunt

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Republican Sen. Rick Scott of Florida and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell listen during a news conference after a policy luncheon with Senate Republicans at the US Capitol on September 7, 2022 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images
Sen. Rick Scott plugs Ron DeSantis' migrant trafficking project in a new fundraising pitch.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell hailed the migrant shuffling as "a good idea" on Tuesday.
Exploiting migrants for political gain is the rare thing McConnell and Scott agree on right now.
After months of bickering about election priorities...
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Ron DeSantis violated state spending law when he spent Florida dollars to fly Venezuelan migrants to Martha's Vineyard, a new lawsuit says

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis waves during a press conference, Thursday, September 22, 2022, in Miami. Rebecca Blackwell/AP Photo
A state senator has sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis after he directed flights to Martha's Vineyard.
The lawsuit accuses DeSantis of improperly using state funds by picking up migrants in Texas.
A Florida Democratic state senator has sued to block Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis from orchestrating any more flights carrying migrants to other states. Jason Pizzo, a Florida Democratic senator representing Miami, filed a lawsuit on Thursday night, alleging that the governor...
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