Former White House adviser Jared Kushner said on FNC’s “Outnumbered” Tuesday that Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) ferrying migrants from the southern border to Martha’s Vineyard was “very disturbing.”
Kushner said, “I personally watch what’s going on, and it’s very hard to see on the southern border. We have to remember that they are human beings, they are people, so to see them being used as political pawns in one way or another is very disturbing to me.
He continued, “If you go back to the days of President Trump, we had the lowest border crossings in history when he handed over administration. The border was secure. It was very safe. People don’t talk enough about the fact that these people are drawn into these trips by coyotes. They pay a lot of money. I think 80% of women are sexually assaulted along the way. They come to America, they have no papers, many of them are exploited and put into human trafficking and modern slavery in many ways. So it’s a very sad situation.
Kushner added, “I think the policies that President Trump was trying to put forward in terms of how to create a secure border, a merit-based immigration system, having law and order were very important policies that were unfortunately totally ignored and reversed when they won. We are witnessing the unfortunate humanitarian disaster that results. »
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