Tue Sep 20, 2022 AT 10:18 AM EDT
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis late Monday decried the level of outrage over his decision to fly migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, compared to frequent reports of tragedies closer to the border.
DeSantis, a Republican and possible 2024 presidential contender, highlighted the recent discovery of dozens of migrants who died in a trailer during an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity.
“Millions of people since Biden has been president illegally coming across the southern border. Did they freak out about that? No. You had migrants die in the Rio Grande, you had 50 die in Texas in a trailer because they were being neglected. Was there a freak-out about that? No, there wasn’t,” he said. “You’ve had criminal aliens get across that southern border and victimize Americans, killing some and raping some.” Read Full Story