Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX) said Thursday on CNN’s “The Lead” that the two governors. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Gregg Abbott (R-TX) were “crazy right-wing governors.”
Anchor Jake Tapper said: ‘Governor DeSantis and your governor, Governor Abbott, sent these migrants without notifying officials at Martha’s Vineyard, or DC, without notifying those who could provide care for them, provide them with food , health care care. You see a lot of children in these photos. What is your answer to this? Is this a good way to protest against the country’s failing immigration policies? »
Gonzalez said, “Clearly, clearly, tragic and just a manifestation of DeSantis playing Monkey See Monkey Do with our Governor. We have a handful of right-wing crackpot governors who have come forward in this way and fed more red meat to their base and alienated the middle of the road House of Commerce Republicans.
He continued, “In Texas, where we already have a huge labor shortage, we are using tens of millions of dollars – taxpayers’ money to export people. As in this case, as you mentioned, they are Venezuelans who are broken, who come from a communist dictatorship. As do Venezuelans and Cubans in South Florida, who probably watch this with disgust, no matter how they may feel with the party they follow. These people come from a communist dictatorship and arrived in our country. Normally we deal with these people. We are good Americans who promote democracy around the world. We close the door to others suffering in dictatorships in Venezuela and Cuba when we send this message to the world. It is shameful.
Gonzalez added, “It’s a radical new right within the Republican Party that’s showing this new face to our country and to the world, and it’s truly shameful.”
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