Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) unloaded on Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), chairman of the House Democrats, for claiming on Tuesday that he and Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) were “behaving like human traffickers.”
Jeffries’ remarks came after DeSantis ignited a national media firestorm last week when he sent 50 illegal immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard, a rich liberal enclave off the coast of Massachusetts.
“The behavior of individuals like Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott is radical, reckless, regressive and reprehensible,” Jeffries claimed during a press conference. “They should start behaving like governors and stop behaving like human traffickers. They are putting politics over people in the most egregious way possible.”
DeSantis fired back during a press conference Tuesday afternoon, saying, “When Biden is flying these people all over the