Warren furious at DeSantis 'new low' for shipping migrants to Martha's Vineyard

"It is cruel to treat human beings like pawns in a political game. He has reached a new low," she said, per The Hill.

Updated: September 15, 2022 - 5:09pm

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Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren raged against Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis after he sent migrants to her state's upper class getaway island of Martha's Vineyard.

"It is cruel to treat human beings like pawns in a political game. He has reached a new low," she said, per The Hill.

"Exploiting vulnerable people for political stunts is repulsive and cruel. Massachusetts is fully capable of handling asylum seekers, and I'll keep working with local, state and federal partners to ensure we have the necessary resources to care for people with dignity," Warren wrote in a Tweet.

DeSantis flew 50 migrants from San Antonino to Martha's Vineyard, a traditionally upper crust destination and the residence of former President Barack Obama.

Other Republican governors, including Texas' Greg Abbott, have been busing migrants to major Democratic strongholds such as Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C., in protest of the Biden administration's lax enforcement of national immigration laws.

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