A erstwhile Department of Homeland Security authoritative nether Donald Trump said Tuesday that the ex-president concocted an adjacent much twisted strategy than shipping immigrants to bluish states. (Watch the video below.)
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis precocious sparked further hostility implicit borderline argumentation by flying planeloads of immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard successful Massachusetts ― and he’s getting sued for deceiving the passengers. Other convoys are apparently successful the works.
But Miles Taylor, a erstwhile main of unit successful the DHS, said Trump, whose 2016 run cornerstone was to physique a borderline wall, erstwhile took the thought of shipping migrants northbound to the adjacent level.
Taylor said Trump directed officials successful aboriginal 2019 to dump immigrants into Democratic cities and states. However, the president was “much much specific.”
“He wanted america to place the murderers, the rapists and the criminals and successful particular, marque definite we did not incarcerate them, and we enactment them successful those cities,” Taylor said connected CNN. “It doesn’t instrumentality a lawyer oregon genius to admit that this would apt beryllium amerciable to do.”
To stoke fears implicit migration successful his tally for president, Trump infamously called Mexican immigrants “rapists” and criminals.
See much of Taylor’s comments below.
In 2019, Trump directed america to spell and instrumentality immigrants from the borderline and, quote, autobus and dump them into antiauthoritarian cities but helium was much specific. He wanted america to place the murderers, the rapists, and the criminals, and successful particular, marque definite we did not incarcerate them. pic.twitter.com/e6WEPtBip7— Acyn (@Acyn) September 21, 2022