White House says Republican governors shipping migrants to other states is ‘reckless,’ ‘shameful’

“We have had a process in place, there is a legal way of doing this, and for managing migrants,” Jean-Pierre said during a White House press briefing. “Republican governors interfering in that process and using migrants as political pawns is shameful.”

Migrants from Central and South America wait near the residence of Vice President Kamala Harris after being dropped off on Sept. 15, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
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Two busloads of migrants were dropped off near Vice President Kamala Harris’ home, outside the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, on Thursday morning. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted that he sent the buses of migrants “to her backyard to call on the Biden Administration to do its job & secure the border.” Abbott over the past few months has sent thousands of migrants out of Texas to cities with Democratic mayors, including New York and Chicago.

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This article was written by By Kelly Hooper and originally published on www.politico.com