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Gov. Abbott responds to critics of 'heartless' Christmas Eve drop-off of migrants, children

Posted on AllSides December 28th, 2022
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is firing back at the White House after it harshly criticized him for busing migrants to Washington, D.C., on Christmas Eve in sub-freezing temperatures.

D.C. officials reported 139 migrants were dropped off near Vice President Kamala Harris’ residence, many of them lacking proper winter clothing.

As White House officials called the move “cruel, dangerous and shameful,” Abbott Communications Director Renae Eze blamed the White House for not doing more to secure the border. 

Since April, Abbott has bused thousands for migrants to cities with Democratic mayor and...

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