Nikki Fried calls for federal probe of Gov. DeSantis ‘morally reprehensible’ migrant relocation plan

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried says Gov. Ron DeSantis has “fallen to a new low” for trying to “score political points” by flying undocumented migrants out of Florida, and she’s asking U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate the matter.

On Thursday afternoon, Fried’s Office announced she has formally requested that Garland look into DeSantis’ relocation Wednesday of 50 Colombian and Venezuelan migrants, some of them children, to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts.

“Gov. DeSantis has fallen to a new low, using families and children to gain political attention for his own ambitions. However, you may feel about our immigration situation, transporting 50

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