White House Says It Received Reports of Illegal Aliens Being Flown to Biden's Delaware Home

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The White House on Tuesday said the administration is monitoring for the possible arrival of illegal immigrants this week in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said that the administration has received reports that the “same plane” that transported illegal immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard last week may be bringing more to “to president’s home state of Delaware.”

“We have been in close contact … with the Delaware government. We don’t know how the White House got alerted,” she said. “And I don’t have specifics on where and who alerted us. I can tell you we’ve been in close contact with the Delaware officials on the ground.”

The administration is now “working with state and local partners to help provide shelter and resources to those migrants,” Jean-Pierre said.

Last week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis claimed responsibility for flying about 50 illegal aliens to Martha’s Vineyard, which triggered the governor of Massachusetts to active the state National Guard. Within hours, those people were moved from the exclusive island to a military base on Cape Cod.

Authorities in Delaware also confirmed they received reports of flights containing illegal immigrants. Officials in Rehoboth Beach, where President Joe Biden owns a home, have not yet issued a public comment on the matter.

“We’re aware of the reports and continue to prepare for the possibility of migrants arriving in Delaware unannounced,” Democratic Gov. John Carney’s director of communications, Emily Hershman, told Fox News. “Our teams at [Delaware Emergency Management Agency] and [Delaware Department of Health and Social Services] are working with community organizations and other partners to make sure that migrants who arrive here have the support that they need.”

DeSantis, who is up for reelection in November and is seen as a possible presidential contender in 2024, joins Republican governors from Texas and Arizona in sending illegal migrants to Democratic-controlled cities, in an effort to criticize the Biden administration’s handling of the U. S.–Mexico border where there have been a record number of crossings.... (Read more)