GOP Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis came out swinging at President Joe Biden for offering to redistribute millions of dollars from American taxpayers to undocumented immigrants, calling the proposal a “slap in the face” to the American people, Fox News reported.
The Wall Street Journal was the first to report that Biden is planning to give $450,000 in reparations to each illegal migrant separated from their family by the Trump administration.
The policy proposal has left critics stunned, with DeSantis saying it “takes the cake” even after nine months of radical Biden regime policies, according to Fox.
“This takes the cake”
Under Biden’s crazed proposal, the families of illegal immigrants would receive up to $1 million, more money than Gold Star families and the families of 9/11 victims, the Daily Mail reports. What’s more, Americans would foot the bill, which could cost more than a billion dollars.
It’s just the latest, and arguably most egregious, case of Biden’s policy of treating foreign nationals more favorably than American citizens, who DeSantis noted are currently struggling to keep pace with the rising cost of energy and consumer goods.
“You’ve had all kinds of really bad policies throughout our country that has limited freedom,” DeSantis said Friday, according to Fox. “And you’re going to turn around for that and you’re going to do $475,000 for an individual that came illegally to this country?”
Paying illegal immigrants hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars for “damages” is a slap in the face to hardworking Americans and individuals who legally immigrated to our country. pic.twitter.com/GxusWKLL6c
— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) November 1, 2021
DeSantis was incredulous about the policy, adding, “I’ve seen a lot in my day — I’ve seen a lot that’s happened over the last nine or ten months that I didn’t think I’d ever see — but this takes the cake.”
The governor said he would fight the proposal, which he called a “slap in the face to every American who works hard and plays by the rules.”
Biden betrays Americans
Besides being a betrayal of the people’s trust, Biden’s reparations program threatens to make his southern border crisis even worse.
It’s a pattern from Biden, who has done seemingly everything in his power to incentivize illegal immigration. Recently, the Biden administration announced it would no longer treat illegal immigration like a crime.
Biden’s open border policies and soft rhetoric have sent a message to migrant caravans south of the border that he is a frivolous president who has no desire to enforce the law and protect America’s sovereignty. As a result, a record 1.7 million illegal immigrants were caught trying to enter the country in Fiscal Year 2021, the highest number since records began in 1960. What kind of a president treats the American people this way?