House Democrats Call on DOJ to Investigate DeSantis for “Cruel Migrant Flights”

More than 40 House Democrats on Friday urged the Biden Justice Department to open an investigation into Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ inhumane scheme that transported dozens of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, alleging the Republican leader and other officials involved may have violated federal law. “Harrowing interviews and reports reveal officials in Florida intentionally misled the migrants to believe they would be flown to Boston to receive expedited work papers,” the 44 Democratic lawmakers wrote in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland. “Instead, the deceived migrants were packed onto buses, put onto two privately chartered flights, and prohibited from taking…

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