(PartiallyPolitics.com) – On Wednesday, the Los Angeles city council unanimously voted in favor of launching a criminal probe and lawsuit against the state of Texas in connection to their busing program for transporting migrants.
Only hours before the vote, the eleventh bus since June reached the city bringing 42 migrants from Texas. The council is calling for the city attorney’s office to look into any possible crimes committed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in connection to the program and to find if there is a justification for filing a lawsuit.
Since June 14 a total of 435 migrants have been transported to Los Angeles from Texas. The Texas busing program has led to over 30,000 migrants being taken to sanctuary Democrat-led cities across the country, with buses having reached Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York City.
Hugo Soto-Martinez, a council member, argued that the Republican governors were in competition over who could be the most racist. He added that this was also a clear indication that they had no intention of “effectively” governing. As he pointed out Abbott has shown complete disregard for the lives of migrants who have been transported through these buses, and this behavior requires a full investigation to determine whether there are any criminal actions connected to these actions.
Abbott and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis have both organized the transportation of immigrants from border states to other Democratic states. Abbott has claimed that Texas should not exclusively handle the immigration crisis and that other states should also bear some of the burden.
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass has also slammed Texas officials about their busing operations.
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