Ron DeSantis warns that “there shall be a terrorist assault” in the USA from somebody getting into the nation illegally
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis warned on Saturday of the potential for a terrorist assault in the USA from an individual who entered the nation illegally.
“There shall be a terrorist assault on this nation and we will observe somebody coming throughout the border,” DeSantis mentioned throughout a Sin Metropolis breakfast convention sponsored by By no means Again Down, a SuperPAC supporting his presidential marketing campaign.
“Issues like terrorism are nonetheless very actual. It is much more actual when you will have an open border that just about eight million individuals have crossed. “Do not you assume our enemies are exploring these borders?”
DeSantis additionally reiterated his assist for Israel and his opposition to resettling refugees from Gaza in the USA — an concept welcomed by some left-wing Democrats.
“You will have individuals like AOC and leftists who need the USA to herald lots of of 1000’s of refugees from the Gaza Strip. “I mentioned we might deliver zero from the Gaza Strip to the USA.”
Some leftists, like Rep. Jamaal Bowman, mentioned most Gazans are good individuals and that America might “display screen” immigrants to ensure Hamas members are excluded, and DeSantis expressed doubts.
He added: “They elected Hamas in Gaza.” “Lots of them had been chanting within the streets when the assaults occurred. They weren’t members of Hamas, they had been simply abnormal individuals, and I do not forget that since September 11, 2001, Palestinian Arabs had been chanting when the Twin Towers had been introduced down. This was the worst terrorist assault we have now ever seen.” “The launch, as they had been celebrating it overseas.”
DeSantis stays mired in second place within the 2024 GOP presidential major as former President Trump continues to dominate the polls by means of November, persistently main the Florida governor by double digits.