O’Rourke, the Democratic nominee challenging Abbott successful November’s election, weighed successful connected the governor’s arguable busing of migrants from Texas to different states to protestation White House migration policies. Other Democrats besides person castigated Abbott and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for exploiting migrants arsenic governmental props.
“The Daily Show” big Trevor Noah pointed retired that O’Rourke appears retired of measurement with the bulk of Texans connected topics similar busing migrants.
“You’re against that, you’ve spoken retired against it aggregate times, but more than 50% of Texans go, ’Yeah, this is the close move due to the fact that it sends a connection to Washington,’” Noah said.
O’Rourke explained that Abbott’s “extremism” reflects “the information that we person a severely breached democracy.”
He denounced Abbott’s migrant busing “stunts” arsenic “so cruel and unkind,” and projected argumentation solutions to code immigration, specified arsenic a Texas-based impermanent idiosyncratic program.
“What if Texas led the mode successful rewriting our migration laws to bespeak our values, our interests and our needs, and we said, ‘Look, [if] you privation to travel to this country, you indispensable travel our laws,’ but our laws volition travel our values,” O’Rourke said.
“I privation Texas to pb connected that.”
Watch O’Rourke connected “The Daily Show” below.
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