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Texas Gov. Abbott Sends More Migrants To Vice President Harris’ Home


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sent dozens more asylum seekers to the house of Vice President Kamala Harris in one other effort to point out his dislike for the White House’s immigration policies this week.

The Republican governor, who referred to Harris as a “Border Czar” in a tweet on Saturday, reportedly bused about 50 migrants – including a one-month-old baby – to Harris’ residence on the U.S. Naval Observatory, the Houston Chronicle reported.

“Texas is bringing the border to their backyard to alleviate our overwhelmed communities,” Abbott wrote in a tweet on Saturday. “It’s past time to repair this crisis they created.”

The move is available in the identical week that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis backed two planes that sent about 50 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard.

The migrants, who were allegedly deceived ahead of their trip, flew to a Cape Cod military base that was reportedly higher equipped to accommodate them on Friday.

Democrats in Massachusetts criticized the move as a “political stunt” while California Gov. Gavin Newsom challenged DeSantis to a debate and said he was “playing politics with people’s lives.”

WASHINGTON, DC: Migrants wait near the residence of Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday.

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Abbott sent greater than 100 asylum seekers to Harris’ residence on Thursday, according the newspaper, and many of the migrants who were bused on Saturday are from Venezuela. He also reportedly sent three buses carrying more migrants to Recent York City on Saturday, The Guardian reported.

Abbott’s press secretary Renae Eze told ABC News that the migrants arrived at the house following a ride from El Paso.

HuffPost has reached out to Abbott’s office for extra comment.

Harris told Vice News on Friday that the moves were “political stunts with real human beings who’re fleeing harm.”

″[These are] human beings, real individuals who have fled harm, who got here to the USA of America looking for refuge, asylum,” Harris said.

“I believe it’s the peak of irresponsibility, much less—just, frankly, a dereliction of duty, if you end up an elected leader, to play those sorts of games with human life and human beings,” Harris said. “Should you think there may be an issue, be a part of the answer.”

In an exclusive sit-down with VICE News, @elizlanders talks with @VP Kamala Harris in regards to the GOP’s dehumanization of migrants “fleeing harm” as they pull “political stunts” by sending them to blue states—and even outside Harris’ home. pic.twitter.com/3yzTxJ7ILx

— VICE News (@VICENews) September 17, 2022

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