'Would likely be illegal': Ex-DHS official accuses Donald Trump of being involved in immigration plot

'Would likely be illegal': Ex-DHS official accuses Donald Trump of being involved in immigration plot
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A former U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official who worked for the Trump administration believes the former president orchestrated an even more deviant plot that expands further than shipping immigrants to Democratic-led states.

According to HuffPost, the latest controversy stems from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' (R) actions shipping dozens of immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard. The seemingly political plot has led to more debates about border policies.

Now, Miles Taylor, a former DHS chief of staff, is weighing in on the controversy and revealing Trump's take on the situation. Per the news outlet, Taylor recalled how Trump "once took the idea of shipping migrants north to the next level."

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Although Taylor noted that in 2019 Trump instructed officials to transport immigrants to blue cities and states across the country, he also emphasized that the former president had specific instructions.

Speaking about the situation during an appearance on CNN, Taylor elaborated.

“He wanted us to identify the murderers, the rapists, and the criminals and in particular, make sure we did not incarcerate them, and we put them in those cities,” Taylor said during the news broadcast. “It doesn’t take a lawyer or genius to recognize that this would likely be illegal to do.”

He also recalled how Trump used immigration to cause fearmongering during his run for president. In fact, the former president previously made headlines when he described Mexicans as “rapists” and criminals.

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In 2017, the former president said, " When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. They're not sending you. They're not sending you. They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good people."

Watch the video below or at this link.

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