Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis accused the Biden administration last week of secretly flying migrants from the US-Mexico border to his state in the dead of night without notice, but sources tell CNN the Biden administration did brief the Florida governor’s office about the flights – and that similar transports occurred during the Trump era.
“Here’s what happens with these flights. There’s no notification to the state of Florida. These are done mostly in the middle of the night. And it’s clandestine,” DeSantis, a Republican, said at a news conference. The state has filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration over the release of mig